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29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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604-2642929
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Reviewed today

Henry was our English speaking guide. He was very knowledgable, interesting, entertaining and happy to answer all questions. I learned a lot about feng shui and baba nyonya. A beautiful collection of antiques and furnishings of this baba nyonya period. Great gift shop with small...More

1  Thank Brooke Y
Reviewed today via mobile

Was really impressed with the intricate carvings and various collection of Peranakan memorabilia of cultural significance. Was most impressed by the collection of jewellery made from precious metals and stones. The commentary provided by Hendry provided a lot of insights of the residents and the...More

1  Thank Colin L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am not a history fan but it was an interesting story of the mansion history told by our tour guide, Baba Stanley Teoh. His jokes around the story made the tour very interesting and fun. I enjoyed the tour and was amazed by the...More

1  Thank Betesda
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The mansion has been preserved very well and the guided tour of 45 Mins takes you round the mansion and it's beautiful artefacts. We were shown around by Francis Lee who was very jovial and knowledgeable

1  Thank Neha T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a good place you can visit it if you come to Penang island. You can learn about old story of penang historical.

Thank Mak Semarangan R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The mansion is absolutely stunning and would strongly advise joining a free tour. Baba Stanley was fantastic, interesting and a really hard case ( funny in kiwi language) the information he gave made the visit so much better . Really great insight into the way...More

1  Thank Kirstin K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pinang Peranakan Mansion was very interesting and well worth a visit to, we did one of the guided tour around the Mansion. which i think its a good idea to do, as they explain everything and answer any questions that you may have as well.

1  Thank Rachael D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend to join the tour. They will tell the history of the mansion. Our tour guide is Francis Lee. Very Interesting man.

1  Thank Chloe H
Reviewed 4 days ago

A fabulous peek into the old Chinese Malaysian culture. Be sure to go to the back and see the jewelry and clothing

1  Thank X848QWjanej
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As my family speaks mainly mandarin. They had a mandarin tour guide, francis lee for us. He is really patient and explain things clearly. Had a awesome experience there.

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Asg G
24 February 2018|
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Response from Yipjames | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure I'm expert enough to describe the importance of the architecture. Perhaps, it's the unique blending of faux Chinese and Malaysia styles that rendered the entire Peranakan culture that much interesting. First... More
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Ha N
27 December 2017|
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Response from ayytravel | Reviewed this property |
Yup! They do have English/Chinese tour guides. The guides use simple English to describe about the lifestyle of the Peranakans who lived in the mansion, so your kids will be able to understand the tour as well.
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amytham
26 September 2017|
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Response from sishengw | Reviewed this property |
They provide free tour everyday, from 9.30am to 5pm. You just need to get entrance ticket and follow the tour. :)
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