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Address: 40A Jalan Counter Hall, George Town, Penang Island 10460, Malaysia
Phone Number:
604 281 7484
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Place where the Legend was born

P. Ramlee or Tengku Zakaria bin Tengku Nyak Puteh will always be Malaysia lagendary prominent icon in Malaysian hearts. P Ramlee gallery stored some of his memorabilia, things... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

P. Ramlee or Tengku Zakaria bin Tengku Nyak Puteh will always be Malaysia lagendary prominent icon in Malaysian hearts. P Ramlee gallery stored some of his memorabilia, things that shown how deep his love in being prominent. Although this gallery house was a reproduction or replica of his actual house, but with all the real memorabilia make us feel touched... More 

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Thank Achik N
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2,286 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 811 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Penang was P Ramlee's birthplace and this house is filled with memorabilia like photographs, old furniture, an old typewriter, sunglasses and musical instruments. There is even an old bicycle he used in his younger days. If you are one of his die hard fans , its a must visit, otherwise its a place to visit to learn more about an... More 

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Thank nellielim
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111 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

From director...movie star...an actor at Malay movies...movies loved by young and old...could be shown through television. From his heydays right to the present day... the name P.Ramlee had become a household name known throughout the world. By visiting the gallery..one could know him better by looking at the photographs...his birthplace..the house he lived in.

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Melbourne, Australia
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375 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a gallery of the famous singer of Malaysia P Ramlee . If you are his fan you will love this gallery . Otherwise not .

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Thank jainneha
Penang
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The house is a repro and was not really his residence. This makes it have more of a museum feel rather than a home feel. Time your visit so you get to watch the traditional dance performances that are usually shown on Friday afternoons.

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Thank Girlie T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Can visit his house and gallery. The house is small with lots of picture hanging. You can see how he love music so much more than theater.

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Thank Tom R
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Yes, we had good time learning more about P Ramlee but we hope there was more to see; things belonged to P Ramlee.

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Thank SuhanaAni
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

You'll need a car to get here. Suggest to use either the Waze app or Google Maps app to find your way here. Entrance is free. Do go inside the house of P Ramlee, and you'll appreciate more of the upbringing of P Ramlee.

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Thank aaz2082
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This house is where the legendary P.Ramlee was born. They have kept original items belonged to Tan Sri P.Ramlee such as shirts, bags etc. Very informative, the gallery telling about the journey of P.Ramlee, family and friends. There are also souvenirs you can buy. Worth a visit and it's FREE!

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Thank crocodot
Singapore
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301 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Pay a visit to the P Ramlee Gallery was a great memory review for Malaysian. As mojarity of us already know him since our childhood. A great place to recognise this childhood artist.

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