19th century Penang mansion named in Lonely Planet's top 10

GEORGE TOWN: The Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion here has been named one of the world's top 10 Greatest Mansions and Houses by popular travel guide Lonely Planet.

The grand dwelling, often dubbed the Blue Mansion due to the vivid colour of its outside walls, is one of only two buildings in Asia to make the list. The other is the Marble Palace mansion in Kolkata, India.

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