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Address: 29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number:
604-2642929
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Must visit for those interested in Peraakan Culture

Going to this mansion is like going back to the era of Peranakan. Everything is just arranged so beautifully. Would be better if you can have someone to guide you.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Going to this mansion is like going back to the era of Peranakan. Everything is just arranged so beautifully. Would be better if you can have someone to guide you.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The entry fee include a guided tour which is well worth taking. The guide was so informative, with lots of funny stories about the way of life for these people. Our guide so made the whole visit worth while. The opulent life style these Babas' lived must be seen. The building itself is incredible. Well worth visiting for the architecture... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a house wuth no soul. You can't understand the life of a peranakan family and the story of the original owners. All the collection and building has no discription and no tour guide for solo tourist, very difficult to know, anything. People their is very unproffesional, can't answer any question. Very bad experience. 這座大宅已經失去了靈魂,你無法在參觀之了解到關於這個族群跟這個家族的歷史與他們的生活方式。不提供單身旅客導覽服務,只能自行詢問。但是導覽非常不專業,關於展品跟擺設一問三不知,還自稱了解生活細節。只有大宅本身還有看點,其他就算了。

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This mansion was large and had quite a lot to see with furnishings and a Chinese Jewelry Museum. It has been beautifully restored and well maintained.The free guide was excellent adding humor at times. I think the tour was at least 45 minutes.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Pinang Peranakan Mansion was indeed the highlight of our trip. The heritage mansion offers a glimpse of the Babas' opulent lifestyle and their various customs and traditions. We had first seen the mansion in the drama series "The Little Nyonya", and as we walked through the doors, it felt like we were transported to the drama set. The architecture... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I spent a very pleasant few hours visiting this impressive mansion which used to belong to a Peranakan Chinese. It's 21.20 Ringit to get in, and that includes a guide, which is well worth it. He told us lots of interesting stories about the house, its previous owners, and the items on display. At the end of the tour you... More 

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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Peranakan culture and history is not new to me, I have also been to one perankan house musuem in Malacaa, but this mansion has indeed surpass that one in terms of grandeur and the number of pieces of peranakan culture, Do go and see if there is time,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful presevation. Like you are back to a 100 years before. Intelegent architechtual. Which a good air ventilation.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Temple in the afternoon, the atmosphere was nice and tour guide explained many things for us and we also bought some souvenirs as well.

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Woodbridge UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The highlights are the amazing displays of Nyonya jewellery and beadwork, after visiting these rooms go to Penang Antique House at the entrance and meet Cynthia who runs the jewellery shop selling old jade and Straits Chinese gold jewellery. She is charming and informative and after 2 visits came away with some exquisite jade pieces. She also has her own... More 

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