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Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Georgetown, Penang.

Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Georgetown, Penang.

This alluring blue house is the famous Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion in Penang. I knew that they ran daily tours within this heritage home and had arrived just as the guide was starting a tour. I hurried in to try and catch up on what the guide was saying. The front living room as you enter the house... This I thought was the most beautiful part of the house - the central open-air courtyard with intricate gold leaf covered screens that marked the front part of the house. And this shot below was my last shot inside the mansion. I had been snapping pics without realizing that photography wasn't allowed within the house! No reasons were given why and a male assistant following the group enforced it like he was actually enjoying the authority to tell people off! Overall I enjoyed the tour, the mansion was beautiful, full of unique features and had such a colourful and intriguing his...

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