Malaysia boasts its own equivalent to the world famous Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy, right here at the heart of the Teluk Intan town centre. Like its Italian counterpart, the Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan has a leftward slant and all the ingredients to make it an architectural sight to behold.Standing ay 25.5m tall, its construction detail gives...more
Drop by for very nice Duck Drumstick Noodle. Besides, it's also well known for its Wanton Noodle, though i think its Duck Drumstick noodle is the best! The bad point is, it costs more expensive than usual. May be because of their fame. The waiter's service also not good. We have to waited for more than 10 min (non-peak hour, 8 pm) for order of...more
It is the purpose of all tourists who come here. It was built about 120 years ago as a water tank for clean water supply for this area.If you drive from KL using Plus Highway, exit Bidor (KL-Bidor journey is about 2-3 hrs). You will be "in" Bidor for less than 10 min (if smooth traffics). You will pass by enfamous Bidor "Pun Chun" Restaurant (on...more
Built in1885, it was known as the High Clock Tower because of the clock on it that is still working right to this day.One of the most famous leaning tower in the world..(another one in Pisa, italy), the tower is 85ft (25.5m) high. There are 110 steps connecting the floors which are 15.5 feet high. The base of the structure is 43 feet in diameter.more
Recently dropped by to visit a friend in this slow but laid back town. Stopped for tea at the above cafe opposite the bus station. The coffee was rich and good but had to sent it back as 'kurang manis' (less sugar) was still way too sweet for me.But the kuey teow was soggy, the chili paste and base seem to become separated from the kuew...more
Ask anyone from Teluk Intan and they will point you to the house at Jalan Hill where the popular dish is made and sold as takeaways.On weekends, it is common to see people queuing at the front of the house, which opens for business from 6:30pm to 7am from Tuesdays to Fridays and from 6:30pm on Saturdays to 8:30am on Sundays. The dish comes in two...more
TI "Chee Cheung Fun" (CCF), a must try local snacks! There are many brands (e.g. Sam Siu Yeh) but Liew Kei is my favourite. There are more fillings in their CCF (all names are in Cantonese pronunciation). Moreover this Liew Kei was recommended by the local press for at least twice within three years.Fillings are fried dried shrimps and "char siew"...more
Kentucky Fried Chicken is, as usual, the peoples' favourite fast food chain store. Chicken is the most welcome meat for all religions of Malaysia, is neutral, not against any religious rules, therefore Malaysian loves it. Nowadays KFC chain store can been seen almost at any small towns.more
Kopitiam (coffee shop) is like McDonald's, is everywhere in Malaysia. This is Malaysian-Chinese restaurant where commonly known as Kopitiam, meaning shop that sells coffee. Usually if I caould find a better restaurant, I go for Kopitiam, not my first choice but still a choice.more
Food court is non-halal, is almost 100% Malaysian-Chinese owned and they sell pork foods. I am not a Muslim, so I came here to eat some, no porks but some noodles soup, delicious sure. I saw many stalls, many peoples eating, many Indian peoples and surprisingly I saw two African men came to sell watches. This could be the best place to eat for me,...more
Hup Yik Heong Peah (biscuits shop) is a biscuit making house, is actually a residential house but modified into biscuit factory plus show room, all in one. This location is a little difficult for first time visitors, is hidden away from town center, in a residential area, best to ask local peoples or take a taxi. Location is very near but the road...more
If you depart from KL (Puduraya Station), it costs you RM 10+. Make sure you purchase the ticket from counter to avoid fake ticket.The bus is not luxury type, it's a 32 seater. It is not spacious but good enough for a three hour journey. This bus takes highway from KL to Bidor (Virtual Tourists set as "Bidur", which is not correct). Journey about 2...more
Go to Puduraya, Duta or Putra or any bus terminals/stations in Kuala Lumpur to buy your bus ticket to Teluk Intan (no need to book in advance). The bus operate daily but not sure the cost, cost within RM20. The distance is about 3 hours or less. Kuala Lumpur >> Teluk Intan From Jalan Duta Bus Station, Kuala Lumpur - to Hentian Bas Bersatu,...more
They are another very famous chinese bakery shop in TI. Sin Joo Hiang is generally called "tiger mark" here.If you drop by during public holidays e.g. Chinese New Year, Labour Day, National Day etc, you'll see how famous they are. They whole shop is crowded and customers purchasing biscuits carton by carton. They are located at Jalan Mak Mandin,...more
There are a few bakery shop manufacturing Chinese traditional biscuits. Sin Guan Tin is one of them. Butterfly is their logo.Manufacturing many many kind of biscuits. They also distribute their products to other places, i could find one outlet in KL. But TI's factory is selling freshly bakes biscuits! Try their "Heong Pneah" or "Tao Sa Pneah"...more
There are many street hawkers selling fruits and vegetable like petai at the walkway, especially in front of Pun Chun Restaurant.
They sell products at higher price! And make sure you witness when the measure item's weight to avoid being "over-weight"!
Unique Suggestions: Bargain hard. Do not hesitate to walk away if you could unsure. The products actually you could buy from normal markets with lower price.
Fun Alternatives: Do not buy.
The golf club started off as the Diamond Bay Golf and Country Club... Subsequently, it was then run by the Majlis Perbandaran Teluk Intan before being turned over and run under the existing Management by a group of golfers...
The 18-holes par-72 course is rather flat with oil palm trees lining the fairways... Water comes into play in a number of holes but is not a great threat... The First Nine plays to 3,192yds from the blue tees while the Second Nine plays to 3,236yds... Course condition at time of play in Sept 2009 is fair and can be further improved... Some of the teeboxes are overgrown but the greens are quite well maintained...
Equipment: There is the normal man and lady changing room as well as a small golfers terrace for drinks and light meal... There is also a pro-shop within the rather spacious club house... Only turfmates are available for use of golfers...
The green fee for weekdays is RM26.50 (9-holes) and RM36.75 (18-holes)... Weekend green fee is RM42.00 (9-holes) and RM57.75 (18-holes)... Turfmate charges are RM12.60 (9-holes) and RM25.20 (18-holes)... All charges are nett of tax...
It is official: BIG Cinema, run by Lotus FiveStar Group who operates similar cinemas across the country (including Sitiawan) has opened in Teluk Intan. It is located at the former site of Rex Cinema. The pulling down of Rex Cinema means the oldest surviving cinema in Teluk Intan is officially no more. This new cineplex is said to have 3 halls,...more