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Batu Gajah, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

No trip to Ipoh would be complete without a side trip to Kellie's Castle. The castle was never finished because the owner died before it was completed as a gift for his wife who subsequently returned to England and apparently never to return to Malaysia....More

Thank leok647
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

For a local, this place is worth a visit. Entrance fee for malaysian is rm5 (need to show ic card of each visitor). Along with the history, the displays and explanations are good, and it's a great place to take photos. Complete with Cafe and...More

Thank mushroom001
Reviewed August 12, 2018

we use the Grab App to get a car to the castle, and reading the history of the place was amazing. We arrived early and there was no one around, so it was nice to wander around and read the sign boards. Really loved the...More

Thank Brent H
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

The place are great! Even though there are required entry fee, however the building history are awesome! Its worth to visit.

Thank yukoy43
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

The unfinished, ruined mansion, was built by a Scottish named William Kellie Smith.. According to differing accounts, it was either a gift for his wife & a home for his son.. Now Kellie's Castle is a popular tourist attractions and is believed by the locals that the...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

A good sharing historical facts on the construction of the castle and very ancient type of materials used. Written as haunted, we went till the top that offers good surrounding view. Worth the exercise climbing the winding like staircase. Interesting place to visit with good...More

Thank Khairiah M
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

As what I mentioned this place doesn’t have anything much to offer. It’s like a big house which is half constructed. Besides you will be facing the scorching sun. So if you got better things to do avoid it. But if you wanna kill time...More

Thank Abhinaya-Ag
Reviewed July 5, 2018

It's a special feeling for me when being informed about the history of this castle. Very curious and seek high and low for the underground pathways that said can go to anywhere in Ipoh. It's very worth to visit this castle when you plan to...More

Thank SebastianJJH
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Doesn’t take very long to see this sight. Internal stone staircases are a bit dangerous if your balance is poor as there are not hand rails in places. Thought there could be more information boards in place.

Thank PaperStoneScissors
Reviewed June 21, 2018

It`ll be very very interesting if you are a fan of some history about what happened or fond of some fusion of architectural buildings design(forgive me that I`ve forgotten about what`s the fusion-ed element for some building is...) or just to have a look surrounded...More

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Harvant
November 11, 2017|
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Response from zaccezra | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's open on Sundays too. Sunday 9AM–6:45PM Monday 9AM–6:45PM Tuesday 9AM–6:45PM Wednesday 9AM–6:45PM Thursday 9AM–6:45PM Friday 9AM–6:45PM Saturday 9AM–6:45PM
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Rizki Hapsari N
January 29, 2017|
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Response from Peter v | Reviewed this property |
Easiest way is to take a taxi. There is a bus coming in this area but it's a long and tedious journey despite not far from Ipoh.
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sana583
July 8, 2016|
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Response from meaningremission | Reviewed this property |
The easiest way is take a taxi from Ipoh. Even if you take a bus to Batu Gajah town you still need a taxi to The castle as it's located a distance from the town.
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