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Tjong A Fie's Mansion

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Address: Jln. A. Yani 105, Medan 20111, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 813 6120 3998
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one of the best places to visit in medan

i liked the place which is easy to find from the train station. i toured by myself . house is beautiful and a lot of historical facts.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Santa Marta, Colombia
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Santa Marta, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

i liked the place which is easy to find from the train station. i toured by myself . house is beautiful and a lot of historical facts.

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Parkdale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing to see the contrast of enormous living rooms, grand rooms and the upstairs ballroom to the tiny kitchen where meals had to be prepared for the many or hundreds of visitors.

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Thank Alawman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The mansion is breathtaking if you like history, you must visit Tjong A Fie Mansion, once owned by the rich socialite of early 1900's era. It's rich of culture and historical rooms that will bring you back to the old city of Medan

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Thank Ivan O
Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was truly inspired by Mr Tjong....how one man can achieve so much in his life. It was a nice visit with an English tour guide. The house is lovely with history of what happened.

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Thank holidaysforlife2013
Malang, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Should there be a time machine to take us back to the highlight life of the rich Chinese Peranakan in Northern Sumatra, then this mansion will suit the best. Tjong A Fie, the legendary captain of the Chinese population of North Sumatra owns this house and built it find it legendary sumptuous life style. Still in good shape, this mansion... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you look at the top things to do in Medan you'll find that the airport train is number one which pretty much sums up the lack of tourist attractions in Medan. I am happy that we went to Tong a fie's mansion. They have restored and preserved it well. It is an eclectic mix of treasures from around the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was quite astonished by the history. Now I understand the Chinese majority in Medan and how it all started. Really interesting and definitely a very nice mansion.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Mother was born in Medan and it was really wonderful for her to re-visit her childhood again. As a child she came here to have piano lessons with one of Tjong Ah Fie's daughters. The grand piano has been kept exactly where it was all these years as my mother remembers! ... that's seven decades...

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This was not in my agenda and I am glad I accidentally stumbled upon it. The mansion stored lots of untold stories and mysteries and the guide ( who spoke in Bahasa Indon which I could understand ) narrated it very well. Tjiong Ah Fie was obviously a very important and influential man who contributed greatly to Medan's early development... More 

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Very well preserved part of the colonial history of Indonesia and suprisingly interesting is the role of chineses settlers cooperating whit the dutch invaders. Well preserved and possible to have a guided tour, that I recommend to get a lot of explanations. To do in Medan

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