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Tjong A Fie's Mansion

Jl. A Yani, Medan, Indonesia
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Ranked #3 of 14 Attractions in Medan
Type: Museums, Cultural
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English first
Banjarmasin, Indonesia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I like coz it represent medan as multiculture city which contain arab hindi chinese and melayu as part of medan.. nice architecture

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
4 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

A truly hidden treasure until it was opened for public and tourism 4-5 years ago?? The house is still kept in fairly good condition and it is really a treasure. The entrance fees is Rph. 35.000 per person which I think is cheap as it is used to maintain and manage the house which I believe needs lots of money.... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Because I have a passion in architecture and interior, for me this house is very beautiful, most of the furnitures and other things are still original,not a reproduction. I fall in love with painting on the ceiling it so beautiful. Not only a nice house but the history behind this family has to learn for Indonesian and specially Chinese Indonesian.... More

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Porto, Portugal
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74 reviews 74 reviews
40 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The house is a fine example of chinese overseas architecture and the guided visit is pleasant but it would improve with better maintenance.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Some people might like this some are just not fascinated by this, maybe i fall on the second category, it's a heritage of tjong a fie families, gave us insight about how they live their life in the past, but with entrance fee like that high i put too much expectation on this, trip could finished under 10 minutes, however... More

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The Tjong A Fie's Mansion is not huge but I can see the whole history of the town just by going to this place. There are lots of things that you can see and everything here is really maintained well. Well i would say it is a must place to visit.

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Denpasar, Indonesia
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I appreciate the intention of keeping this building alive, so we may know the role of Tjong A Fie's during 1900's. I heard a lot of heroic stories from the locals about him. However, the building was managed with half-professional management. Guide was provided to walk you through their entire house, but somehow I got a very quiet guide, and... More

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Lansing, Illinois
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This was the only attraction we visited outside of the big mall across the railroad tracks. We were sick most of the visit to Medan. This house has some history and is an interesting walk through an area that has quietly rotted away since being built before 1940

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Very interesting museum, the guy that did the tour was fun; many links with Dutch colony etcetera. One of Medan's highlights

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Medan, Indonesia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This attraction is not bad especially if you have never visited an old chinese mansion before. With entrance fee as much as cinema fee in this city at weekday, you can feel you are traveled in time back for 100 years ago.. The mansion is owned by the richest people in Medan by that time, which come from China. Although... More

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