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Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

Opens in 13 min: 11:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 15:00, 15:30 - 16:30
Open today: 11:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 15:00, 15:30 - 16:30
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 15:00, 15:30 - 16:30
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14 Lebuh Leith, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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This mansion is a great way to learn about the Peranakan history and culture. It is beautifully restored, it is peaceful and one can find himself in the setting used in movies such as "Crazy rich Asians". Sally the guide made the visit funny to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Rinou973
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited on Tuesday 15 January, Sally our guide was excellent,she really brought to life the story behind this beautiful old building. I would thoroughly recommend a guided visit. You can also stay here, the accommodation is off limits to those just visiting and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank davidnigelg
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend this tour, Sally was our guide she was extremely knowledgeable about the history of both the mansion and the family. The mansion is exquisite and it’s story fascinating, this was the best thing I did in Penang.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank carolyn P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was amazing . We have been to penang once before but didnt get the oppotunity to visit the Blue Mansion last time so it was on the list for this trip. The history of the mansion revolves around its owner Cheong Fatt Tze...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank S6195PIandrewp
Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely love the Perenakan culture visible here in Penang. This is a fine example of the lovely building they rich Chinese business men would live in, with their Malay wives, creating Peranakan Culture!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank leashyjelly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came at 11AM and joined the guided tour on Jan 7. Sally, the tour guide, was great. She is very informative and enthusiastic. We enjoyed the information given by her. Highly recommend to visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank taweesaktu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did you know Cheong Fatt Tze who built the Blue Mansion was dubbed the Rockefeller of the East? We learnt this and other interesting bits of information from Clement our guide. This historic house which provides a glimpse into the lifestyle of the rich and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank putu_piring
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to check out the Cheong Fatt Tze mansion. The inside and outside looked very interesting. There is two tours one is in English and the other is in mandarin. With the “unlucky” draw the English tour was a big group. Unless you were close...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anchtiger06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the house both from the outside and what we saw inside. Gorgeous. Wish we had realized there was a hotel attached as we would have tried to stay here. As far the tour went we were a little disappointed. If we had known we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank BuccaneerDave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a working hotel that also does tours. If I were a hotel guest I'd be really annoyed at the 50+ tourists being shuttled in every day. As a tourist, I felt that the tour itself was a little light on info. You only...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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gersac2014
26 December 2018|
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Response from CheongFattTzeM | Property representative |
Hi there, Besides our tour, we do welcome guests who are patronising our bar or our restaurant, Indigo. Our bar is open daily from 12 noon, and Indigo is open for lunch and dinner. Reservations can be made via our... More
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