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Kellie's Castle

Batu Gajah, Malaysia
605-2552772/9962/5055
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Batu Gajah
Type: Castles
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Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Drop by here on my way for a meeting in Sri Iskandar. Only 15minutes from exit Gopeng, PLUS highway. The historical scene really good for a photographer. They offered night tour for those who wants to experience the 'scary' night version of this castle. Spacious parking lot. Do pay a visit if you are here.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Kellie's Castle is located at Batu Gajah, Perak, Malaysia. This is an unfinished, ruined mansion. It was built by a Scottish planter named William Kellie Smith. Construction of this castle began in 1915. It is believed that William Kellie Smith is popular among his Tamil laborers and these Tamil laborers build this mansion and their descendants still live nearby even... More

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The kellies castle is 30 mins drive away from the ipoh town. You might need to use GPS as the roads leading to kellie's castle might be a little tricky. There is 2 car parks at the vicinity, the front one you need to pay, the back one don't. A nice place to visit for historical architecture building, yet there... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Such a big castle and it was amazing, the castle is full of signboard to show to tourist about the story of kellies and how this castle began to buide, sad to said this castle dint complete.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

the castle was extremely beautiful, and the entrance fee was quite cheap. Suggest to go there early in the morning or late evening or the sun will get you. Looking forward to visit their night tour!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Kellie's Castle is situated near the town of Batu Gajah, Perak, Malaysia. Driving there can be a little tricky especially if its raining or dark as the signage is misleading. GPS also does not work properly as you would asked to make a turn into an agricultural ditch! There are 2 ample car parks - a guarded one which has... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

You must visit Kellie's Castle if you are in the vicinity. You need to pay a nominal entrance fees to enter this attraction but it is worth the money. You can see the history of this attraction and the remains of the unfinished building. There is a night time paranormal tour around , however it is currently not available during... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

An underrated attraction. Good (tourist attraction) variety instead of going to just the caves. Interesting Indian architecture with western touches. Well worth the trip. Rm10 admission fee for foreigners, rm5 for locals. We rented a taxi for 3 hours and covered in this order: kelok tong, sam poh tong (can skip) which are close to each other, then another 20... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

this was my second time visitting kellie's as first time i didnt went up to second floor which is a incomplete tennis court. the castle is huge, unfinished, each room with labelled. it is a historical castle with real story. the worth point visitting this castle are the wine storage room and the hidden stairs. there was a first planned-lift... More

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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148 reviews 148 reviews
112 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

I'd visited many years back when it was abandoned. Entrance was free then. Now that the place is cleaned up with proper car park, signboards, etc, they have imposed entrance fees with RM50 camera fees. I can understand the big fees since it seems to be a favorite place for pre-wedding shoots. We did ours here. No regrets!

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