Tjong A Fie is a two-storey house in Jalan Ahmad Yani in Kesawan, Medan, North Sumatra, which was built by Tjong A Fie ( 1860-1921), Hakka trader who owned a lot of plantation land in Medan. He was later appointed as Majoor der Chineezen in Medan and led the construction of the Medan- Belawan railroad. This house is still occupied by the descendants of Tjong A Fie. However, since 2009 part of this house was opened for public visit.
This house was completed in 1900 and was designed in Chinese, European, Malay and art-deco architectural styles and became a historical tourist attraction in Medan. In this house, visitors can learn the history of life Tjong A Fie through photos, paintings and furniture used by the family and learn the culture of the Malay-Chinese.
Tjong A Fie is related to Cheong Fatt Tze who built the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion in Penang, Malaysia. At first glance there are similarities between Tjong A Fie's house and Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion.
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