Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi, #Penang #马来西亚 #槟城 #travel #邱公司 #乔治市 #khookongsi #georgetown #龙山堂

Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi, #Penang #马来西亚 #槟城 #travel #邱公司 #乔治市 #khookongsi #georgetown #龙山堂

Apart from Malacca, Penang is the other UNESCO world heritage site in Malaysia . The Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi ( 龙山堂 邱公司), or simply, Khoo Kongsi for short, is a clan association in Penang that was built by the immigrants from Sin Kang village in the Hokkien province of China for the purpose of looking after the welfare of their fellow clansmen. Before my visit , I wonder why many have commented on the elusiveness of its location? It was only when I was there in person that I truly understood what they meant. The main entrance at Cannon Street bears no clue as to what might be inside as it looked just like any of its neighbors along the entire row of pre-war building. It was only after going through a winding alley beyond the main entrance that the Temple, which is built in the middle of a courtyard, appeared right before my eyes . The temple was hidden behind a labyrinth...

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