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

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A cool mansion with a great storyteller guide who made the tour very interesting. There are some cool photographs to be taken but frustratingly some of the areas were roped off... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We heard about how bad the condition of this mansion was before the restoration in 1990s but did not see any of the remnants. The place has a sense of grandeur and we feel transported to an old movie. The ceilings were high and the stained glass windows added a western influence in otherwise chinese architecture. The courtyard was especially... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

The tour guide did an awesome job to explain every single detail that was in the house. So much to think about in terms of the feng shui that Cheong Fatt Tze has incorporated into the entire house. I'm really impressed and happy to know so much more about the hakka history since I am a hakka myself. The details... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We love enthusiasm in people but the tour guides were so over the top it almost spoiled our otherwise enjoyable visit. Calm down please and let your guests enjoy the mansión.

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Pattaya, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

A cool mansion with a great storyteller guide who made the tour very interesting. There are some cool photographs to be taken but frustratingly some of the areas were roped off and reserved for hotel guests. I think if you were to ask nicely you would be allowed through. It would be great if the number of people could be... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The Blue Mansion or 'Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion' as we say in Malaysia is one of those not to be missed places if you have time on your travels and even if your time is limited it would pay to check this delightful place out. Our tour guide was relaxed and extremely informative with a wealth of local knowledge and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Feng Shui explanation very good. Tour guide enthusiastic and gracious. Definitely worth it. Great to see a heritage home.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

They need to improve the waiting area for Visitors at Cheong Fatt Tze. They should at least open the gates, let us buy the tickets earlier and sit around the garden whilst waiting to go into the mansion. Instead visitors are made to stand in the hot sun outside the gate until it's visiting time before they open the gate.... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We joined the 3.30 pm tour. - Admission fee + tour guide cost 16.95 per person. - The guide will tell you about the life of cheong fatt tze and some other history + a bit about fengshui (couldn't hear too well since it was a bit crowded and I couldn't get to the front). - The house was beautiful... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We joined the 3.30pm visit, there is an entrance fee of Rm17++ for a guided tour. The guide gave us a 45mins walk around and talk on the history of Chong Fatt Tze. We could only visit part of the building as the other 2 wings were used for their Hotel. It was very good.

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Bandung, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

If you're in town, spare some time to visit this mansion. There are several tour in particular time, you better check their "open house tour" schedule first. The house is beautifully built, every corner of it is instagram-esque. We love how the guide explains about what happened in that mansion, he was funny and very expressive. The tour was an... More 

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