Penang Isle: Ong Kongsi Clan Temple

Located along one of the main roads at the heart of George Town, the Chinese clan temple Thye Guan Tong Ong Kongsi is the clan association of the Min Hokkien bearing the Ong surname. The original ancestral temple of the clan was built in 1891 by the sea in Jelutong. The current clan temple, the Seh Ong Kongsi, is located at 436 Penang Road which is just right opposite of the busy KOMTAR complex and tower.