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The mansion was owned and built by a Scottish aristocrat who found his way to Ipoh to mine tin ore. He obviously made a fortune to be able to build a 'castle' according to European design. Though now in ruins as a result of World...More
Place of historical significance on the area, and reasonably maintained.
Sadly, some "clowns" choose to graffiti their names/rubbish on the walls...why, it totally escapes me. However, the views here are lovely from up on the higher floors, although safety standards (particularly on the roof -a...More
It actually quite a niche place to explore. But as expected and very typical of Malaysians, a few branches have grown into the ceiling of one of the bedrooms, as well as mold, which might hasten the deterioration of the castle. The ground floor where...More
Visited on 21/1/2019 with my wife and toddler.
Only giving this 4 out of 5 stars instead of a full 5 rating just because of these 'compulsory' greenscreen photobooths that usher you to buy your printed photos at the end of the attraction. This practice...More
I love visiting the castle as I love something related to history or culture. As I read through the articles, I can somehow feel the sadness vibe and imagined that it would've been so magnificent if the place really made it as planned. Worth visiting....More
If you are in Ipoh, you definitely have to make a trip to Kellie's Castle. It gives you details on the history of the castle, how it was constructed this way, what happened to the owner and his family along the way and why it...More
first of all DO drive to the sign told because free parking lot is 150 meters away from entrance that you see (if you enter through entrance you'll have to pay for parking).
The admission fee are RM10 for adult and RM8 for children (6-12)....More
On our road trip to Lumut from Ipoh, we decided to take a detour to see Kellie's Castle. We were not disappointed. It is rich in history and sufficiently documented to explain the history and person behind the castle. Unfortunately it was not completed. But...More