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

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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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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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
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
14 attraction 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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7 reviews 7 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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113 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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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Sydney
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

It was so very hot, but it was very interesting to see a castle that had been built in the early 1900's, in the middle of no where. What an incredible man of vision, William Kellie Smith was to have built a 6 storey castle, with the potential first elevator in Malaya. It was interesting to do a self guided... More

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Top Contributor
175 reviews 175 reviews
88 attraction reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We did not realize that this tourist attraction is only open to public from 9.00am – 6.00pm. Unfortunately, we did not get to see inside the castle as by the time we arrive it was 6.30pm but we managed to take a few Beautiful architectural photos from the outside : ) However, on our drive back to Ipoh, we came... More

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Our kids thought the castle was mysterious. They had fun imagining stuff walking down the old corridors, steep staircase, basement wine cellars.

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