This is one of the most famous heritage location in Penang UNESCO Heritage site and a must visit place when you are in Penang. This place was also one of the shooting site for the Hollywood movie "Anna and the King" starred Jodie Foster and Chow Yuen Fatt.
The Khoo Kongsi is a large Chinese clanhouse with elaborate and highly ornamented architecture, a mark of the dominant presence of the Chinese in Penang, Malaysia. The famous Khoo Kongsi is the grandest clan temple in the country. It is also one of the city's major historic attraction. The clan temple has retained its authentic historic setting, which includes an association building, a traditional theatre and the late 19th century rowhouses for clan members, all clustered around a granite-paved square. It is located in Cannon Square in the heart of the oldest part of the city of George Town, in the midst of narrow, winding lanes and quaint-looking pre-War houses exuding a palpable old world charm.
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- Copyright: Eugene Fu (eugenefu) (524)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-08-21
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Pentax K-r, Pentax SMC DAL f/3.5 - 5.6 18-55mm AL
- Exposure: f/11, 1/90 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Penang, Pearl Of The Orient [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2012-11-01 20:43