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Address: , Batu Gajah, Malaysia
Phone Number: 605-2552772/9962/5055
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Best place for photo snapper...

Did visit to kellie's castle the haunted place in ipoh and explore the building. A great place for photo snapper at top of building.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I am always fascinated with this Castle stories growing up in Malaysia. Glad that the Tourism Authority taking a big effort to restore this castle! Definitely a must visit historical site in Perak!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Did visit to kellie's castle the haunted place in ipoh and explore the building. A great place for photo snapper at top of building.

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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Those who like history, this is a really cool place to visit. The structures and art in the room as well as the written notes about the rooms in the castle can engage you for a maximum of 1 hour The price is quite pricy for foreigners. So don't go unless you love history, structures and old buildings. If you... More 

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Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Kellie's Castle was brought to fame by the filming of the award winning movie, "Anna and the King", but from what we saw, it was a far cry from what it used to be in its current state. With more ruins than anything else, only the main building had survived the years of harsh weather. Everything else behind it was... More 

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Penang
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11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Knowing that, should the building completed on time, it could have been the first building with lift. Unfortunately , the owner could not make it possible due to some health reason and finally he passed away, even before the building being completed. All the architectures are made in real great manner and the impact for viewers are awesome. A place... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My first sight of the castle took my breath away. It felt like stepping back in time to an Austen-ish era. The unfinished castle was built by a Scot's man named William Kellie Smith as a Taj Mahal of sorts for his wife Agnes. Unfortunately Smith died of pneumonia while travelling in Lisbon, Portugal before the castle could be completed.... More 

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Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My daughters had read up the story behind the castle so were very excited to go visit it. Ticket prices were very cheap; RM5 for adults and RM3 for kids aged 3-12. The castle itself is a ruin so don't expect full blown towers and extravagant dungeons. However, every room and hallway had a description plaque which told the history... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Our family went to Perak for 3D2N short trip and this place is one of the must visit place (since they mentioned it in TV but never been there). I like history and castles but I don't know, I feel sort of disappointed when I finally arrived here. Entrance fee is RM5 for Malaysian. I spent time there mostly to... More 

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Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Enjoyed visited this place with my friends from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, and learned about the history of Kellie's Castle. A very nice historical structure and well maintained. Most of the time, we were happy and taken picture of group at the roof top of the building. Ensure safety and surely you will love to visit this place again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This was the unfinished mansion belonging to an old Scottish planter called William Kellie Smith who was building it during the 1910. It is well preserved and restored. Thee rof top gives a fantastic view of the whole area and the mountains nearby. The architecture is moorish in nature. The history of the whole place is shown in placards on... More 

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