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I've been visited Medan for many times, but this is the first time I went to Tjong A Fie's mansion. The admission fee only To 35.000, and Everything about the mansion is good, I like it. The tour guide explain everything about Tjong A Fie...More
In a very busy street, we saw the entrance to the mansion and decided to have a look. The entrance fee is Rp 35000. We had a warm welcome and a guided tour in English from a very nice lady who told us the story...More
It was interesting to read the history of obviously great man of Medan, Tjong A Fie, and follow his development from the poor Chinese immigrant to the most powerful man in the city. I liked his motto: "Success and glory is not in what I...More
The visit to this museum is a must do! This mansion shows the life of an exemplary man during the colonial era. The guides are students from a local university, and our guide's name was "Cicita". She was wonderful, knowledgeable and certainly passionate about her...More
My first visit after so many times missed opportunities. The place showcases the success of a wealthy chinese descended trader from Medan in 1930s to 1950s era whose acknowledgement from dutch colonial, local sultanate and chinesse emperor. Our lesson learnt: wealth comes and go, but...More
Historic house with period furnishings belonging to Tjon A Fie and his family that provide visitors with a stronger understanding of not only Medan's development, but also of Sumatra's. More importantly, through the personal history, one learned of the tremendous role Chinese immigrants played, and...More
It was interesting to explore this widow into the life of a well to do and industrious businessman 100 years ago, Aspects of his business, political and personal life were revealed in the many old photos and artefacts in the mansion.