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Address: 14, Lebuhraya Leith, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number: 6-04-262 5289

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The Blue Mansion, as Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion is also called, is an amazing structure beautifully restored. The inside is even more impressive than the outside. Many of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

Don't get me wrong; it's a lovely house! But not worth your money. The two wings of the mansion is a hotel so we couldn't go in there. The front of the house on the second floor is a restaurant so we coudln't go in there. So for 17RM all you get to see is the entrance hall, courtyard, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The Blue Mansion, as Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion is also called, is an amazing structure beautifully restored. The inside is even more impressive than the outside. Many of the original features are still intact, and those that have been renovated have been done so in style. Pay special attention as you need to visit at certain times for the tour.... More 

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion is located at Leith Street, not far from Penang Road, near to St Xavier Institution, and Muntri Street of backpackers hub. The mansion is also know as Blue House, the private mansion of Cheong Fatt Tze, a Taipu Hakka Chinese trader, make his fortune on trading at South East Asia, mainly Dutch ruled Indonesia and British... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

it is located behind penang Road. It is an old mansion and now it has been restored and also given heritage status. there are 3 sessions a day for a guided tour. the guides are well versed with the history of this mansion. Its design coordinates with Feng shi principles. worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Now a private hotel and function centre, this propertyoffers daily guided tours with lively and informative guides. The only problem was a large group of domestic tourists and some Chinese package tourists who arrived late, were not interested in the tour and behaved in a very rude and disruptive manner until our guide arranged for some of her staff to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The Blue Mansion runs three English tours daily. The tour guide provided historical detail in a very engaging and amusing manner. She took us back to a time to describe the man responsible for this amazing house and the beliefs that influenced its design. She explained what happened to the mansion over the passage of time and what was involved... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Unique and well restored building (more like a mansion) which is built with compliance to all aspects of Feng Sui. However it may not be interesting to those who are not interested at all in Feng Sui.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The fascinating Blue Mansion is beautifully restored and gives a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of a wealthy C19th Chinese merchant. The traditional furnishings and structural decorations are lovely, especially the mosaics made from various coloured pieces of broken porcelain bowls. The guided tours of the mansion rank among the best I've ever experienced. They describe the life of Cheong... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Next time I'm in penang, I will make sure to go to the restaurant or even maybe to stay at the hotel! It was beautiful! and the tour guide was just amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

the Excellent Tour Leader's Wonderful Explanation making the Grand Mansion's History and People and Families in it, an unforgettable impression and Landmark in Penang's History, Never to be missed!

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Address: 14, Lebuhraya Leith, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number: 6-04-262 5289
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town

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