Tag: Penang

Travel: Khoo Kongsi (邱公司) @ Penang

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Khoo Kongsi (邱公司) is a mark of the dominant presence of Chinese in Penang and it is the grandest clan temple in Malaysia. It is well known worldwide for its extensive lineage that can be traced back 650 years, as well as its closely-knit and defensive congregation of buildings and a magnificent clanhouse. There are three entrances that you can use to reach there; Cannon Street, Beach Street and Armenian Street.
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Reached Lebuh Cannon

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Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi

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Leong San Tong, an administrative building with a meeting hall and offices

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Step in here to learn more about the history of Khoo clan

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The lifestyle of their people.
You think this is a drawing? No! It’s real! 3D!

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Anna & The King was filmed here! *proud Malaysian*

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You can sit here while watching the documentary film shown on the TV

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Leong San Tong taken from a photo on the wall

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The Opera House taken from a photo on the wall

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The Genealogical Chart of Khoo Kongsi

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The area for deity worshipping

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Collection of ancestral plaques

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The real Opera House

Address:
LEONG SAN TONG KHOO KONGSI
18 Cannon Square,
10200 Penang

Tel: +604-261 4609

Opening Hours: Daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays: 9 am to 5 pm

Entrance fee: RM 10 per person

If you have limited time, I’d recommend you to visit Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion though. Trust me, it’s more worth it.

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Photo: Straits Quay @ Penang (Night)

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As promised in previous post, these are the photos I took at Straits Quay during the night. Enjoying the cool sea breeze made me feel so relaxed as if my problems are being taken away by the wind. Plus, it was Christmas season! So I went with Clumsy Boy, my bestie and her bf to take some Christmas-y photos.

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The Bazaar area

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Main Entrance of Straits Quay with Christmas tree

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Clumsy Boy and I <3

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Christmas Deco @ Straits Quay

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Bestie and I <3
Thanks for being our tour guide!

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After enjoying some sea breeze, we started taking crazy photos like this…

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…and this LOL!

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Photo: Straits Quay @ Penang (Day)

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Hey guys! I just wanna share some photos of Straits Quay that I took during the day 🙂 Take it like a tour haha! Stay tuned for night time photos too! ENJOY!

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Perfect place to chill in the evening 🙂

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Coming from the carpark (back entrance)

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Roofs that allow direct sunlight to shine through

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Straits Quay Main Entrance

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Straits Quay Main Entrance with a Christmas tree!

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The view of the dock from Level 2

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Envying people’s boat LOL

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Just a random staircase :p

I went there on a weekday and it’s really quiet. Not many people there and I was wondering whether it’ll be dangerous to walk alone. Most eateries are high class and expensive too. Not for people like me :p

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