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Most aspects of colonialism are, no doubt, best resigned to the past, but some of the buildings that the British left behind are worthy of praise and Suffolk House is one such example where you can get a real feel for the British colonial architecture and lifestyle.

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Today the house serves as a fine dining restaurant, but is open to visitors to view on a self-guided tour 10:00 to 18:00 for 20 ringgit per person, redeemable for food or drink. The house itself is steeped in history having seen numerous owners and undergone several reconstructions, it stands on what used to be a pepper estate surrounded by jungle, although these days the enclosing jungle is concrete. Nevertheless, sweeping lawns, gravel paths and majestic old trees, conjure the original ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)


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