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Tjong A Fie's Mansion

Jl. Jend. A. Yani no. 105, Medan 20111, Indonesia
+62 813 6120 3998
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Great Heritage Spot, Not So Well Maintained

this place leaves a historic story about one of the richest people in the city of Medan (colonial... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michael_wijaya
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Medan, Indonesia
Much better than Maimun palace

Many original objects show living style of probably most important Chinese man in history of Medan... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
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Jl. Jend. A. Yani no. 105, Medan 20111, Indonesia
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Jl. Jend. A. Yani no. 105, Medan 20111, Indonesia
+62 813 6120 3998
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place leaves a historic story about one of the richest people in the city of Medan (colonial era), but unfortunately the local government does not keep the condition of the building and the environment of this house well.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many original objects show living style of probably most important Chinese man in history of Medan. All signs are also in English so it’s easy to go through exhibition by yourself. And all rooms are accessible including kitchen and toilets. You will easily spend an...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tjong A Fie's Mansion contains several photogenic rooms. Rich with Chinese accent, this place is a must visit for tourist.

Thank Hazmi M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting history. Entrance fee will get you a guide. They don’t really seem much interested but do know the history. I was asked, do you want to see upstairs? Uh, yes.

Thank indig0m00n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tjong A Fie mansion and private museum is one of my wish list to visit as an architecture and history lover. Spent an hour in the morning in this place before taking an office meeting when I was in Medan. I love the architecture, with...More

Thank Fransiska T
Reviewed 14 December 2017

What a great piece of history that is locked in time. Seriously, many of the rooms look as if someone is living there. There were VHS tapes on a book shelf from the 80s, a fat shaking machine from the 50's, a bottle of mini...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Our tour and visit far exceeded guide book and picture expectations. This is an amazing walk through turn-of-the-century Medan, capturing so many dimensions: the Dutch colonial period, the roots of religiously diverse northern Sumatra, life for a very wealthy family, the complicate dynamics of early...More

Thank FamSiam V
Reviewed 5 December 2017

To people who loves and called yourself as history enthusiast, Tjong A Fie Mansion is one of the few option of historical sites in Medan. A good place where they don't just let the visitors came to taking pictures or selfie/wefie, then leave you nothing...More

Thank Wisely W
Reviewed 4 December 2017

It's a historic mansion owned by a reputable Chinese figure from the past. We can look around the rooms and the antiques, as well as learn the historic values of the house, learn about the late Mr. Tjong A Fie and his extended family line,...More

Thank Ricky S
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Great job to keep a part of Medan history for a man who made a difference in the early formation of Medan as a City. It's amazing to hear Mr. Tjong achieved so much (philantrophy, different religions, etc. ) in such a pretty short time...More

Thank Johnmagfam
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