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Address: Batu Gajah, Malaysia
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+60 9-962 5055
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Worth to visit this historical buildings. You may catch many nice shots over here. Car park - RM2 Malaysian - Adult RM5, Children RM3, Senior Citizen (> 60 years old... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
JcLWN
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Seremban, Malaysia
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135 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in batu gajah about 20 minutes drive from Ipoh town via the old road.Goggle for more info as this " incomplete/ abandon castle" has a long history. But the only one of its kind in malaysia, so worth the visit. Easy parking n few food stalls around.Clean rest area. Open 9 am to 5 pm. Mystery about the spirit... More 

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1 Thank mohzan
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth to visit this historical buildings. You may catch many nice shots over here. Car park - RM2 Malaysian - Adult RM5, Children RM3, Senior Citizen (> 60 years old) RM4 Foreigner - Adult RM10, Children RM8 Pre-Wedding/Graduation Shooting - RM50

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the famous castle with my family on Christmas Day. Paid RM2 for parking. As I have been there a few times over the many years, I was pleased to note some improvements made to the place. There are now toilets and eateries plus write-ups in the different parts of the castle. One of the large rooms were filled... More 

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Thank Grace W
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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108 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting architecture with history about William Kellie Smith and his unfinished mansion. There is a fee for this attraction. Nice place for photos but be careful as you scramble about the grounds and stairs.

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Thank Speis75
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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61 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a real treat for me and my family. As we enjoy sight seeing when we are on a holiday we decide to give this place a go on the way back from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur. We had heard of this place for years now and only decided to visit the place when another group of family friends... More 

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1 Thank Matthew N
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A good place to bring to life the history of Malaya. Minimal parking & entrance fees with the usual tourist traps at the entrance. Nice place for photography but the landscape needs better maintenance. The top floor/roof is dangerous as there are no guard railings so parents with small children will need to be extra vigilant. This place would do... More 

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Thank shirlcb
Malaysia
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Kellie's Castle on Xmas Day. It was hot and crowded and one has to walk across a bridge over the river to the Castle ruins. Bring caps or an umbrella if you dislike the heat. Tickets are required before entry and Malaysians need to show their MyKad to get local rates. The view of the castle is absolutely... More 

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Thank Shobana S
Singapore
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though the crowds were out in force when we visited, the grounds of the ruins are large enough for one to take one's time to explore. Every nook and cranny has something to offer. The roof offers magnificent sights of the surrounding landscape, but if you are afraid of heights you would want to stand far away from the... More 

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Thank zerk25
Kuantan, Malaysia
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

overall is good, worth to came here for visit, but we have no buy to ticket to go inside, we just take the photo from the outside building. it is more than enough!

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Thank VivienChoong
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Learned wast knowledge about Kellie and history of his castle and also the secret path connecting to the hindu temple and discovered Kellie's statue at the temple roof together with the deity statue.

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