5 magnificent Chinese clan houses to visit in George Town, Penang


Khoo Kongsi in Penang is one of the most well-known clan houses. — Tourism Malaysia

When the Chinese community came to Malaya in the 19th century, they brought the kongsi or clan system with them. It’s a tradition or practice characterised by cohesiveness and welfare.

That tradition led to the formation of associations with people from similar dialect groups or those from the same area in China.

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