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Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

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14 Lebuh Leith, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-262 0006
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a company function there. The place is a marvel by itself. Love the way how they manage to preserve them so well

Thank AChee74
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had visited for a wedding the year before and during a recent trip to Penang got to do the tour. Amazing history and a very well preserved example of mixed colonial/asian architecture.

Thank E52
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a grand building created by a man with a rich history. But the first thing you have to note is that you can't just walk into the building unless you plan to dine at the Indigo Restaurant there. If you intend to explore...More

Thank ShahidaASingapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been promising myself a visit to the Blue Mansion each time I visited Penang. I finally found the time this trip but what a let down. It is only accessible by doing a tour or being a guest at the hotel. We bought our...More

Thank Australianginny
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited both the Pinang Peranakan Mansion and the Blue Mansion on the same day, and the felt that the Blue Mansion was a bit of a duplication. The best features can be seen from outside, and the internal areas are limited. It is a...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had visited this Mansion on a previous visit to Penang and intended to see how it had changed, but on arriving discovered (along with many other disappointed tourists) that admission is only permitted on the three daily tours and at no other time. This...More

Thank pauline o
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Blue Mansion is uniquely restored. It is only open a few times per day, however the amount of people in a group is large, and our guide was telling the story in multiple languages. He told the stories well. You can also visit for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We joined the 11am English speaking guide who gave a good insight into this home. Worth the ticket price. Very informative and educational into the past history of this person and his family.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The mansion itself is beautiful and photogenic especially inside. However,they should seriously reconsider the way tour guides conduct the tour. The whole tour was 45 minutes but we stood at the entrance for about 15 minutes listening what the guide said and many people started...More

1  Thank Julie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the 11am tour last Weds (19th Sept) and were among approx 40 people on the tour - guided by Clement. The Mansion is just gorgeous. The restoration work involved is staggering and the history of the building is fascinating. Clement was witty,...More

Thank Kate G
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