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Address: Batu Gajah, Malaysia
Phone Number: 605-2552772/9962/5055
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
NurMuhamad
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Kedah, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

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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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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 reviews
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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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Kedah, Malaysia
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33 attraction reviews
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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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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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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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Melaka, Malaysia
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Visit this place during my family trip to Kampar & Ipoh in June 2015. After check out from Grand Kampar Hotel and on the way to Ipoh, drop by this place for some photo snapping. It really a nice place and I very sure those photographer will like this place. A very old history place but in well maintenance place.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Supposedly the most haunted place in Malaysia. Very well maintained, well worth a long journey from KL. however do take care of your kids if you go there. The barrier on the roof is very dangerous for children as it is higher than them and if you aren't careful your child might fall from the castle!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

it is a historical castle. I went there for pre wedding photo shooting, as the building design look nice. and it cost RM50 for wedding photo shooting.Adult entrance fee will be RM10 per person.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The site is very well maintained for Malaysian standards and the facilities (toilets, cafe, parking) are clean. Staffs are friendly and helpful. Plaques can be found on the wall on every room and area with Malay and English explanation of area usage, ghost sightings, history of the owner and his family. It is a very intriguing piece of landmark that... More 

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Thailand
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

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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Address: Batu Gajah, Malaysia
Phone Number: 605-2552772/9962/5055
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Batu Gajah

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