Kellie's castle is a remnant from the british era and a testament to what the entrepreneurial spirit can achieve it's best to visit the castle in the morning from before 11am of you're adverse to adventures on a hot day. My experience with kellie's castle, perak a must visit historical castle in batu gajah, perak unique and beautiful uncompleted large building with old british architecture design on top of a small hill and a romantic story behind of this castle. Kellie's castle malaysia, batu gajah 27k likes kellie's castle (sometimes also called kellie's folly) is located near batu gajah, and is about 20 jump to sections of this page accessibility help not to be influence by the ghost/mystic story at the kellie's castle went there to experience & appreciate the value of the historical. Quite a few people have attested to have seen the ghost of kellie and his daughter in the castle william kellie-smith had a wife and two children, helen and anthony he ran into problems when many of the workmen he had brought over from india to build the castle he wanted for his son and heir, died mysteriously.
This ghost research video was from a research at kellie’s castle back in 2011, that was kept inside an archive for almost 6 years interesting findings had documented distinct voices, a mysterious event, ghost orbs, ghost supercharged orbs, a mysterious unknown visual, environmental phenomena and direct conversation with spirits from beyond, using an itc ps-b27. I t was to take 10 years to build kellie's castle however, he ran in to one major set back many of the workers contracted the spanish flu and died in the early 1920s a temple was built 1500 m from the castle for the deity mariamman. Kellie's castle february 04, 2010 many know the love story attached to the taj mahal but how many of you know the story of a scottish man named william kellie smith and his beloved wife agnes in 1890, a young smith left his home farm in kellas for malaya remembering 9/11 the white lady of frio river new london ledge lighthouse august. The story behind the castle that william kellie built is quite similar to the story behind the taj mahal it is a sad story william kellie built the mansion with great hope that it would be a beautiful home for his wife.
Kellie castle (rear view) originally a simple tower house , the lower section of what now constitutes the northwest tower is the oldest part of the castle, dating from around 1360, and is said to be haunted. Kellie's castle ( kellie's folly) surrounding by the river is located near batu gajah , ipoh , perak , malaysiathe unfinished, ruined mansion, was built by a scottish planter called william kellie smithaccording to differing accounts, it was either a gift for his wife or a home for his son. The story goes that kellie’s castle is haunted the castle has been categorised as among the five scariest places in malyasia by international paranormal investigators and the expedia travel portal. Kellie's castle in batu gajah kellies castle, (or kelly's castle as it is sometimes wrongly spelled) some kilometers out of batu gajah, ipoh is a great tourist attraction and the story about the castle is as impressive as the castle itself. The history of kellie’s castle is in itself shrouded in mystery and filled with disaster perched atop a hill near a rubber estate, work on the mansion bearing moorish designs had started in 1915.
Kellie's castle (sometimes also called kellie's folly) is a castle located in batu gajah, kinta district, perak, malaysia the unfinished, ruined mansion, was built by a scottish planter named william kellie-smith according to differing accounts, it was either a gift for his wife or a home for his son. Kellie’s castle was meant to be a home away from home for scottish planter, william kellie smith in the 20th century being far away from home, kellie desired his new residence to be reminiscent of his home back in scotland. Kellie’s castle kellie’s castle we have heard of this castle for so many times and it’s time for us to take a first hand look based on the story i heard, the castle was built by a scottish planter called william kellie smith. Kellie's castle has been refurbished and appears as if it has never been touched it was even used as a setting in the 1999 film anna and the king a company manages the property as a tourist attraction now. Kellie’s castle is situated right next to raya river, which is a small creek to the kinta river it was supposed to take 10 years to build kellie’s castle, but there were a lot incidents occured during the process.
Kellie’s castle in perak’s batu gajah near ipoh combines romance, tragedy and mystery young scotsman william kellie smith moved to british malaya, now malaysia, made and lost his fortune and left an unfinished mansion to be reclaimed by the jungle. Driving to ipoh, i think kellie's castle should included in the must visit list as it's one of the history and full of mysteries about the haunted story of this castle in malaysia. If your hometown is in perak, kellie’s castle has a reputation of being haunted by its owner william kellie smith in the 20th century, the scottish planted wanted to build a home away from home, hence the construction of the unique castle started in 1915. About 30 minutes drive from ipoh, near batu gajah, stands the ruins of kellie's castle it belonged to william kellie smith, an english rubber tycoon during the late 19th century the castle was never completed as smith left for scotland in the midst of its construction, and never returned.
Kellie’s castle (sometimes also called kellie’s folly) is located near batu gajah, and is about 20 minutes’ drive from ipoh, perak, malaysia flocks of tourists from around the country but many remember only the tales of the folly or mistakes of the one of the most famous castle in the country. Kellie’s ghost, and the ghosts of his family, have been reportedly sighted stalking the empty corridors of the tragic castle at night the rumours certainly add to the shakespearean character of the story, but perhaps show more wisely how kellie’s castle is simply now a ghost of the colonial past of malaysia. Kellie’s castle—or ‘agnes’ palace’, as it was scathingly labelled by one of william kellie-smith’s contemptuous colonial peers to highlight the fact it was financed by kellie-smith's wife, agnes—is one of malaysia’s most intriguing architectural vestiges from the early 20th century.
Sebut sahaja batu gajah, perak, pastinya nama istana kellie atau kellie’s castle akan disebut sebagai tarikan utamanya walaupun telah berusia 107, istana lama yang mulai dibina pada tahun 1905 ini terus kukuh berdiri di puncak bukit, malah keadaan fizikalnya makin bertambah baik hasil aktiviti konservasi yang telah dilakukan keatasnya. Unfortunately, it's not a happy ending for them because kellie's sudden death due to pneumoniait's a definitely a must visit place for the sake of interesting architectural structure, beautiful love story or haunted story and the scenery from the top.