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This is the official "attraction" listing for the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion on TripAdvisor. There is also a listing for the hotel - please search for the same name under "Hotels" on Tripadvisor. Come Home to Historic Splendour 'ONE OF 10 GREATEST...more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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