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Saturday, April 7, 2018

Kellie's Castle

Kellie's Castle

the only mansion built inspired by great love in era 1915, Located in Batu Gajah, Kinta Perak.
Love stories William Kellie Smith a Scottish and Agnes Smith.
The architecture design inspired by Scottish, Moorish and Indo-china marble.

built with 14rooms, 6storey tower the 1st elevator in the area.

The two lovers meet during William travel back to Malaya on board a ship and they immediately fall in love and soon married. not enough with the adventure with the wife, William planning a mansion for her wife and the birth of his 1st son Anthony and daughter Helen.
the mansion so huge to be a house for them and is looking like a castle.

William dies at a young age 56 during a trip to Lisbon Portugal in 1926. Agnes his wife was devastated and never when back to Malaya, she stayed in Scotland.

to promote this place as one of the tourist attractions within Malaysian and overseas, the tourism Perak has joined with others department to organize the 1st Kellies Castle Run Event for the 1st time.

the route covers the heritage site around the castle which 11km Run.
it was Fun and the scenery along the way goes to villages, lake, and mining. with 1000 participate has joined this event, some come from Singapore and driving from Kuala Lumpur.

one of the visitor that so cute at the kellies castle

the traveling shoes.