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Khoo Kongsi (Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi Clan House & Museum)
Khoo Kongsi (Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi Clan House & Museum)

Khoo Kongsi (Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi Clan House & Museum)

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Hidden in a maze of alleyways in Georgetown sits one of Malaysia’s most important clan houses, the Khoo Kongsi (Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi Clan House & Museum). During Malaysia’s economic boom in the nineteenth century, many Chinese families relocated to Penang and built kongsi, or clan houses, to promote a sense of community.

The Khoo clan was one of the most prosperous in Malaysia -- considered one of the “Five Big Clans” that made up the Hokkien Chinese community in Penang. The Khoo Kongsi complex comprises a main clan house -- one that resembles a Chinese temple, an administrative building, an opera state and more than 60 houses and shops.

The original kongsi was built in 1851 but was destroyed by fire in 1894. The current clan house dates back to 1906. Inside, you’ll find intricate carvings, ornamental architecture, painted murals and beautiful traditional Chinese ceramic sculptures. After touring the clan house, be sure to visit the administrative building and terraced houses of the complex, and notice how the architecture changes from distinctly Chinese to incorporating elements of British colonial style.

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9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
18 Cannon Square, Penang, Malaysia, 10200
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3-Night Cameron Highlands and Penang Tour from Kuala Lumpur

3-Night Cameron Highlands and Penang Tour from Kuala Lumpur

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See the best of Malaysia’s rural highlands on this 3-night Cameron Highlands and Penang Tour from Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy round-trip coach transportation from your hotel or airport, as well as comfortable accommodation on this memorable journey beyond the urban landscapes. A local guide will lead travelers through a tea plantation, and the historic city of Georgetown. Enjoy an up-close look at the Kek Lok Si Temple, as well as a traditional trishaw ride on this unique tour that showcases the area's highlights.
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  • 4 days
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$383.60
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$383.60

7-Days Best of Malaysia

7-Days Best of Malaysia

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Experience the best of Malaysia with this 7-day coach tour with round-trip travel from Kuala Lumpur. Make stops in five incredible destinations, including Cameron Highlands, Kota Bharu, and Kuantan. Discover the beauty, culture and history along with your informative local guide. Tour a tea plantation, visit the Islamic Civilization Park and tour a tea plantation as part of this epic journey. Your tour also includes a ride around the UNESCO World Heritage site of Georgetown in a traditional trishaw. Round-trip hotel transport is included and interested travelers can upgrade to include an optional airport transfer.
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  • 7 days
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$695.90
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$695.90

Penang City Tour

Penang City Tour

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Penang is a city that’s as rich in history as it is in culture, tradition and diversity. This city tour highlights all of the best—from colonial-era homes, to private mansions, famous museums and stunning temples. Follow an expert local guide through the famed Little India and Chinatown, wander the halls at Penang Museum and learn about the art of pewtersmithing at the Royal Selangor. Finish your tour at Wat Chayamankalaram, where you’ll be amazed by the giant reclining Buddha.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.67
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$26.67
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Penang: Flexible 6-Hours Highlights

Penang: Flexible 6-Hours Highlights

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This tour let you go to all the attractions that you like, not like the can approach of a predetermined itinerary tour. For a 6 hours visit from ship or hotel or airport, you choose some 4-7 attractions to go from the list in "tour details". You choose the places and dictate how much time to spend at each attraction. Either you explore every nooks and corners, or you simply take pictures from the outside without entering the attraction, you call the shot. If mobility is a concern, go for a round island tour and take in the view from the comfort of air-conditioned car. If you do not have a clue where to go or to do, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. You will be not be disappointed. Penang is a truly surprising hidden gem!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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$80.00
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Penang: Flexible Full-Day Adventures

Penang: Flexible Full-Day Adventures

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This guided tour is flexible tour for 8 hours meaning you can customize your own tour in Penang from ship or hotel or airport. You choose some 5-9 attractions to go from the list in "tour details" and dictate how much time to spend at each attraction. Either you may indulge in details in the attractions, or kind of "touch and go" or you simply snap pictures from the exterior without going in, you call the shot. If heat is a concern, go into more indoor attraction or go up the hill. If mobility is your concern, then go for a round island tour with the comfort of air-conditioned car. If you like shopping then your American dollars are stretch 4 X versus Ringgit Malaysia as everything is a bargain. If you do not have a clue where to go or to do, no problem, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. You will be surprised what Penang has to offer.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.00
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$100.00
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Historical Penang Day Tour with Lunch

Historical Penang Day Tour with Lunch

Delve deeper into the diverse cultural heritage of Penang than you would if exploring alone on an introductory tour. Rather than struggling to navigate unfamiliar roads on foot or by car, you’ll travel between dispersed sights in air-conditioned comfort and benefit from the insider knowledge of your guide, who reveals information that you won’t find in the guide books.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.88
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$79.88
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Penang City Private Half Day Tour With Khoo Kongsi & Kek Lok Si

Penang City Private Half Day Tour With Khoo Kongsi & Kek Lok Si

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This tour will give you a full tour of Penang main highlights. You will experience and get a chance to witness the different cultures and architecture of Penang. We will also get a chance to visit the Penang Street art, the heritage buildings, local temples as well as Penang history. This is a perfect city tour for couples or families visiting for the first time.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.33
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$40.33
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Penang: George Town City Half-Day Attractions

Penang: George Town City Half-Day Attractions

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Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of George Town on a private 4-hour tour. Highlights include visits to the Reclining Buddha, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and Clan Jetty. You also enjoy a driving tour through vibrant Little India where Christians, Taoists, Hindus, and Muslims live in harmony. The comprehensive snapshot of the multicultural town is a great opportunity to orient yourself to the area for future exploring.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.00
Price varies by group size
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$55.00
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Private Penang City Tour

Private Penang City Tour

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Explore George Town’s colonial heritage, colorful neighborhoods, religion, and craftsmanship on a 4-hour, private tour of Penang’s historic capital city. Get an overview and orientation while learning about local culture and traditions, with an experience that includes entrance fees, hotel pickup and drop-off, and transport in an air-conditioned vehicle.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.31
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$42.31
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Private George Town UNESCO Heritage Walking Tour

Private George Town UNESCO Heritage Walking Tour

The charm of Georgetown, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, lies in its hidden alleys and architectural details. Discover parts of Penang that you'd be likely to miss if traveling by coach or car during a private walking tour that provides a more intimate glimpse into the historical area. This private tour, which provides a comprehensive introduction to first-time visitors, promises an insider's glimpse into the history and culture of Georgetown.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Penang Half Day City Tour Including Tropical Fruit Farm

Penang Half Day City Tour Including Tropical Fruit Farm

Explore George Town’s colonial heritage, colorful neighborhoods and craftsmanship on a half day tour to some famous attractions in Penang. Learn about local traditions and cultural, we make sure you see the best of Penang.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.12
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$62.12
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1hour 30 min Segway Tour through Penang

1hour 30 min Segway Tour through Penang

A penang Segway tour resembles an average walking tour, except for the part where you don't walk but ride a Segway through the city and explore popular heritage sights with a Professional tour guide and a Safety Marshall. it's a fun way to see the city, embrace its uniqueness, cover more ground in less time and avoid sore feet.You can glide through the whitewashed colonial buildings with a segway alongside gleaming mosques, temples, churches, labyrinthine alleys and all the sites that most tourists come to experince them self . Life in Penang is a rich blend of Malay, Chinese, Indian, Peranakan and European influences. Heritage isn’t confined to museums and can be found thriving along the city’s five-foot ways – thus providing a vibrant living celebration of George Town’s UNESCO World Heritage status. You’ll experience a spirit of authenticity and joy in its traditional festivals, stunning architecture, spontaneous street art and old-world charm.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00

UNESCO George Town City Heritage Walk Tour

UNESCO George Town City Heritage Walk Tour

George Town is Penang state capital and on my private tour, you discover why UNESCO accepted its 3 criteria listing status, living culture, amazing heritage building and traditional trading port. You witness the local cultures and religions and historical events back to 1800s. In this tour, you also witness various races and religion buildings are closed to each other. Of course, I bring you to understand the events and historical activities back to 1800s. British colonial building and prewar houses are not missed in this tour. Street arts are commonly for guests to take the photo while walking on some alleys.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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$90.00
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An Unmissable Wander Through George Town

An Unmissable Wander Through George Town

Visit to the world-renowned Pinang Peranakan Mansion and more on this half-day private tour of George Town, a UNESCO-designated city located on the Straits of Malacca. This heritage tour with personalized commentary from your very own guide offers a glimpse of Penang’s diverse arts and cultures. See colonial antiques at the museum before a visit to Little India, Chinese clan houses and Armenian Street.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.70
Price varies by group size
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$57.70
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7-Day Wonders of Malaysia Overland Tour

7-Day Wonders of Malaysia Overland Tour

Highlights • Discover Malaysia’s natural beauty along this trip • View the country’s breathtaking landscape • Travel through Cameron Highlands to Penang • Visit heritage places in Penang • Experience the colourful market in Kota Bharu and panaromic view of Kuala Terengganu & Kuantan • See the making of Malay's traditional crafts like keris, tekat, batik, songket and boat in Kuala Kangsar
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  • 7 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,843.08
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$1,843.08
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Penang: Orang Utan Island & City Flexible Full Day Tour

Penang: Orang Utan Island & City Flexible Full Day Tour

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A full day (8 hours) tour, starting with a visit by driving over Penang bridge to Orangutan Sanctuary Island on mainland Peninsular Malaysia to see some 17 Orangutan up close and personal. Get to know them by names - BJ, Adam, Hiroshi, Manu and others. We, the human, are being enclosed, not the orangutan. Alpha may weigh up to 300 kilogram, so be careful, they have the strength up to 7 adults! They shared some 97% of human's DNA; no wonder they are fun to watch. Upon returning to Penang Island, the afternoon is flexible itinerary. Among others you can visit a wet market to see unique produce and sample some exotic and fusion local foods. Visit a temple with poisonous snakes or enjoy street arts, Clan jetty, Clan-house, a Captain's house, George Town's World Unesco Heritage enclave or Thai temple. Experience George Town's diverse multi-racial cultures living harmoniously side by side along street of harmony. Talk to your tour guide on the options for the rest of the available time.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$155.00
Price varies by group size
From
$155.00
Price varies by group size
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7-Day Malaysia Overland Tour

7-Day Malaysia Overland Tour

Highlights • Discover Malaysia’s natural beauty along this trip • View the country’s breathtaking landscape • Travel through Cameron Highlands to Penang • Visit heritage places in Penang • Experience the colourful market in Kota Bharu and panaromic view of Kuala Terengganu & Kuantan • See the making of Malay's traditional crafts like keris, tekat, batik, songket and boat in Kuala Kangsar
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  • 7 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,602.06
per group
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$2,602.06
per group
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Street of Harmony Walking Tour from Penang

Street of Harmony Walking Tour from Penang

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Get an overview and orientation of Penang's capital city with a private, 3-hour walking tour through Historic George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Center. Visit religious and cultural sites, and learn about local history, on a tour that includes hotel pickup and drop-off from city and beach hotels in Penang.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$44.88
Price varies by group size
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$44.88
Price varies by group size
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Penang Temple Run Private Tour

Penang Temple Run Private Tour

Enjoy a Private Tour to some of Penang Islands Magnificent Temples. Each Temple has unique history and culture infused located in the Unesco Heritage area and the surrounding island.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.47
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$39.47

Penang Half Day City Tour Including Tropical Spice Garden

Penang Half Day City Tour Including Tropical Spice Garden

Explore George Town’s colonial heritage, colorful neighborhoods and craftsmanship on a half day tour to some famous attractions in Penang. Learn about local traditions and cultural, we make sure you see the best of Penang.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.39
Price varies by group size
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$65.39
Price varies by group size
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Private Tour : Penang Excursion Tour

Private Tour : Penang Excursion Tour

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed George Town with your own private guide when your cruise ship docks in George Town. Take in highlights such as Penang Hill, Fort Cornwallis, and the historic Pinang Peranakan Mansion, along with a variety of houses of worship including Kek Lok Si Temple, Sri Mariamman Temple, Kapitan Keling Mosque, and St. George's Church. Learn about Penang’s food, heritage, and history along the way.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.08
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$83.08
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Georgetown Heritage Penang Tour and Trishaw Ride

Georgetown Heritage Penang Tour and Trishaw Ride

Explore Penang on the 3-hour Heritage Tour and experience a Trishaw Ride (1 hour). Ride past the town's historical attractions on a traditional three-wheeled taxi. Visit old Buddhist temples, museums and more. Ride past Penang's iconic sights on a trishaw. See the most of this UNESCO World Heritage Site in just three hours.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.90
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$35.90
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Penang Half Day City Tour Including The Top Komtar

Penang Half Day City Tour Including The Top Komtar

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Explore George Town’s colonial heritage, colorful neighborhoods and craftsmanship on a half day tour to some famous attractions in Penang. Learn about local traditions and cultural, we make sure you see the best of Penang.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.76
Price varies by group size
From
$57.76
Price varies by group size
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Penang Full-Day Private Customizable Tour with Pick Up

Penang Full-Day Private Customizable Tour with Pick Up

This tour allow you to choose the attractions that you like, not like the can approach of a fixed itinerary tour. For a 7 hours visit from ship or hotel or airport, you choose some 5-8 attractions to go from the list in "tour details". You choose the place and decide on the you time needed. Either you go deep into selected location, or you can just stop by the corner to take photos from the outside not needing enter the attraction, you made your own decision. If mobility is a concern, you can choose to circulate the Penang Island and take in the view from the comfort of air-conditioned car. If you could not decide on where to go or what to do, let our licensed tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. Penang is Marvel for you to discover.!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.70
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Khoo Kongsi (Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi Clan House & Museum) costs USD 26.67. Guided Khoo Kongsi (Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi Clan House & Museum) tours start around USD 26.67 per person. See all 32 Khoo Kongsi (Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi Clan House & Museum) tickets and tours on Viator.