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Address: Batu Gajah, Malaysia
Phone Number: 605-2552772/9962/5055
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A Real Tale

This place has a history in our grand past. The tale of a British estate owner and his contribution to the local business. He built this castle for his wife.The grounds are well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Eskay97
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Thailand
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Thailand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This place has a history in our grand past. The tale of a British estate owner and his contribution to the local business. He built this castle for his wife.The grounds are well maintained. You can walk through this building as well as the adjoining servant's quarters. It is purported that there was an underground link from his castle to... More 

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Historical facts have been provided in two languages, complete with period photographs provided by the great grand daughter of William Kellie Smith. These were not available the last time we were there about 10 years ago.

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Upon entering the area i was dumbstruck by the view of the magnificent structure. Before entering and buying tickets you can read on the wall of the history of Kellie's Castle, a pic of the owner was also displayed. It was so very interesting that a house was built that way there in Perak! Its no surprise they include hidden... More 

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Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
43 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I always think this is quite a interesting place to bring friends who visit me in Ipoh. The story behind this castle is a doctor showing his love for his wife. He wanted to built this castle for his wife who didn't live to see the completion of it. It's a very big castle with a helicopter landing pad, surrounded... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

A must visit if you come to Ipoh. A beautiful definitely must go if you love to take photographs and selfies. We end up doing a photo shoot with my cousin being the model.If you are into paranormal stuff...do the night tour. Do not go in the afternoon as the weather is too hot.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It was as strange a thought as it was to see a castle atop a hill in Malaysia. However, this is what adds to its rich tapestry, it's history. Though disappointing in that it has sat derelict, only to be touched by the harshness of time, I appreciated the opportunity to learn a little more about its past and how... More 

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penang,Malaysia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
42 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The place was an adventure. Need more information to educate and inform visitors. The architecture was very interesting.

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Malacca
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Basically nothing much there but nice view. Indeed the castle have a story behind so Google and do your home work before visit or else you will feel meaningless with the visit and just snapping the photo. The structure and the art work of the building is impress for the old days. They even plan to made a lift at... More 

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Asia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Being a history buff, I thoroughly enjoyed walking and exploring the grounds. I can't imagine how beautiful it would be if it was completed for even now, what's left of the castle (it should be a mansion, not a castle) is still beautiful. Located on a hill with a river view, what more can a person ask for? What makes... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
22 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Difficult to find such structures especially in Malaysia.. The story behind the castle makes it all the more interesting. Worth a visit

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