Negeri Perak Things to Do

  • Things to Do
    by Willettsworld
  • Things to Do
    by Willettsworld
  • Things to Do
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Negeri Perak Things to Do

  • Lake Garden

    Taiping Things to Do

    Taiping Lake Garden is a old tin mine area. It is a big area with many lakes and greens and trees. Local residents spend their time with family or alone to execise their body to keep healthy. You would always meet with sports activities here and there. There are a few famous hotels nearby in walking distance. The famous Maxwell Hill and the...

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  • Bukit Larut - Maxwell Hill

    Taiping Things to Do

    One of the oldest hill station established in 1870s by the English, elevation 1,250 meters. The local Chinese called it "Kopi Sua" or "Coffee Hill" and so when I was young, I imagined there will be coffee powder all the way up the hill. I have been up to Maxwell Hill many times, by jeep or by walking. Day trip or staying overnight in one of the...

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  • Perak Museum

    Taiping Things to Do

    The Perak Museum is the oldest museum in Malaysia. Sir Hugh Low, the British Resident of Perak, had the museum constructed in 1883 to house the artefacts collected in the Kinta Valley and Lenggong Valley. Due to financial constraints, the construction was delayed, and the Perak Museum was only completed three years later, in 1886. The front and...

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  • Zoo

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Taiping Things to Do

    Established in 1961, Taiping Zoo is the oldest zoological gardens in Malaysia. It has 34 acres (140,000 m2) of space and exhibits various animals such as amphibians, mammals and reptiles totalling some 1300 animals of 180 species. These include Tigers, Lions, Elephants, Hippopotamus, Giraffes, Hornbills, Orang Utans, Siamang, Deer, Nilgai, Night...

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  • Clock Tower

    Taiping Things to Do

    The Old Clock Tower of Taiping was built in 1881. Originally built of wood, the structure was rebuilt from bricks nine years later, in 1890. The actual building was in the shape of a square fort, part of which has since been demolished. Between 1908 and 1950, the Clock Tower building was used as the town police station as well as the fire brigade....

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  • Prison

    Taiping Things to Do

    Hardly a tourist destination but I happened to walk past it on my way from the Zoo to the Perak Museum. Taiping Prison is one of the earliest permanent penitentiary institutions in the Federated Malay States. It was built in 1879 to quell further unrest in the wake of the Larut Wars. The original prison could only accommodate 50 prisoners. Its...

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  • State Museum

    Taiping Things to Do

    Welcome to the oldest museum in Peninsular Malaysia.The building was completed in 1886, although it has been expanded with renovations and extensions since. If you are interested in the history of Perak and Malaysia, this is the place for you.

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  • days in Ipoh

    The best collection of British Colonial Buildings in Malaysia/singapour. Special food and coffee native to the place (chinese of course). hiking trails and there are places near by for exploration. When I went there there were no tourists and the hotel in the cetre of town was very reasonable and the food is goodit would be nice to have your own...

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  • Gua Tempurung: Bathroom

    There is a bathroom for your convenience. It is RM1 to take a shower. There are only a hand full of bathroom stalls available. It can get crowded at times. It is basic shower that serves the purpose. Don't expect anything fancy.

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  • Gua Tempurung: Grand Tour

    This tour is the most adventurous tour of Gua Tempurung. It takes about 3hr 30minutes to 4 hour to complete the whole tour. The last tour starts at around 12 noon. So be there as early as possible. Entrance: RM22 per adult, RM11 for children.First you will be enjoying the beautiful and vast cave at the first quarter of the tour (about 45 minutes)....

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  • Gua Tempurung: Top of The World Tour

    Top of the World Tour is a dry tour. It takes about 45 to 60 minutes one way. You will have to follow a guide. He will explain about the cave and point out to you the interesting rock formations. During the tour, visitors have to climb a series of stairs that was built since 1997. Gua Tempurung is the largest cave in Peninsula Malaysia. It is worth...

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  • Gua Tempurung

    This handsome limestone hill can be seen on the left side of North South Highway when you drive from KL towards Ipoh. Though the entrance of the cave is located on the other side of the highway accessible from the old highway No.1. The actual location of the cave is near Gopeng town. There are several tours to choose from: 1. GOLDEN FLOWSTONE TOUR...

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  • Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve

    Located near Taiping, the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve is worth a stop to see the amazing mangrove trees with upward growing breathing aerial roots and branching roots to hold the tree down with the tides and the waves.There is a small exhibition center and a plank walk for you get close the feel of the mangrove forest that used to cover most of...

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  • Tanjung Malim - Border town to Selangor

    Before the North South Highway was completed, Tanjung Malim was a popular rest stop for a meal or drink as it is strategically located in southern Perak before crossing into Selangor.I still remember the delicious Hainanese Chicken rice probably we were hungry by then.Today, it is by-passed by most travellers except perhaps if you are taking an...

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  • The Leaning Tower

    The "Leaning Tower" is found in Teluk Intan.This wooden structure is the most well-known landmark of Teluk Intan.Recently repainted and refurbished and it looks much better than this photo taken in 2003.

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  • Parit Buntar - Riverside Town

    Parit Buntar is located at the tristate border of Perak, Penang and Kedah along the Kerian (Krian) river. It is surrounded by rice fields, rubber and oil palm plantation.It is also crossed by the railway line twice. There is a nice riverside walk with children's playground. The town also has an iconic Clock Tower. Opposite the river is Bandar Baru...

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  • Ubudiah Mosque

    The Ubudiah Mosque is undeniably the most beautiful mosque in Malaysia. The Ubudiah Mosque, Isatana Kenangan are among some of the best photographic destinations and many photographers had their prized pictures taken from royal town of Kuala Kangsar.Once upon a time, in the Silver Kingdom, there lived an ailing Ruler. Knowing that his days were...

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  • Stopover at Banding Island

    When going to the East-West highway, you will drive over two bridges to Banding Island which was created by flooding of the Temenggor Dam.The bridges are great for photography.There is a rest house in the middle and you can have a meal at the restaurant.We went on a boat tour to the orang asli (aborigine) village. However, half way, the boat...

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  • The Majestic Lata Kinjang

    I didn't know that the water fall I've seen from the highway was Lata Kinjang until I read about it from a brochure…And yes it was, majestic indeed!! I wanted to dip in but my mum refuse to spend much time over there since she wanted to visit our relative so I did something…Faking a fall. But I was punished and I indeed fell for real into the...

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  • Visit Pangkor Island If You Have The...

    I'm not too sure whether Pangkor has as many visitors as Langkawi and It been years since I’ve visited Pankor but never the less I still could remember the nice beach there.While in Pangkor , you could mingle with the friendly kampong people or observing the fishermen daily live. Pangkor Island is one of the place to visit if you want to feel the...

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  • Visit The Lost World Of Tambun!

    The Lost World Of Tambun! There's Several Attractions Like Jungle Wave Bay, Hot Springs, Cliff Racer Tube Raiders, Adventure River (Longest In Asia), Tiger Valley (A Once-Small Cub Is Now A Father Already!), Explora Bay And Many More For You To Enjoy And Have A Wild Time! Pictures Were Taken Around 5+ Which Is Nearing To Closing Time So I Shall...

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  • Have A Good Soak!!!

    The Lost world of Tambun might not be as big as Bukit Merah Lake Town but The Hot Springs there make us come back again for the second time…My mum loves it ! A good soak in the hot springs will rejuvenate your tired and aching body after a long drive! At the time of our second visit the hot springs were open from 6.00 p.m to 9.00 p.m on Friday to...

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  • Ubudiah Mosque

    The Ubudiah Mosque Is One Of The Most Beautiful Mosque We've Seen In Malaysia And It Is the Perak's Royal Mosque. It's Majestic Golden Dome And 4 Minarets Are Very Impressive. It's Building Architectural Is Very Nice And Photo's Are Worth Taken Here...

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  • Lata Iskandar

    Lata Iskandar, A Small 15 Meter High Waterfall Compared To Lata Kijang. But Nevertheless, It Is Easily Accessible. The Water Is Clean, Cool And It's Very Tempting To Jump In When You Visit There!! Toilets, Snacks And Souveniers Are Very Nearby And You Can Even Find Labu Sayong Here!! Visit Lata Iskandar Is A Must And Can't Be Missed

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  • Paint The Town!

    Take a stroll in the Town of Ipoh, snap some photos and paint the Town if you’re an Artist. One of our friend who is a professional water colour painter finds that old buildings in Ipoh are very interesting to paint.

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  • Explore The Caves

    Perak is famous for it caves and some are even unexplored so if you are adventurous enough and like to explore the caves this is one state for you to visit!

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  • Orang Asli Village at Banding Lake

    You can arrange for a local boatman to take you to a Orang Asli (Aborigine) Village.The houses are made of bamboo, palms leaves and other jungle wood products.The orang asli have been encouraged to live in permanent villages. It is surprising to see how little they have in their simple adobe.

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  • Exploring Belum Forests

    Located in the northern part of Perak, Belum is one of the most recent large rainforest open to the public. Crossing the East West highway between Gerik in Perak and Jeli in Kelantan, you will drive across the dam at Banding.Contact: Perak State Economic Planning Unit (Tourism) at 05-5225119 or Perhilitan Perak at 05-7911164 or Malaysian Nature...

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  • Pangkor Island

    A major island tourist destination off Lumut town in Perak. It is 2-3 hours driving from the highway from Taiping, Ipoh or Bidor exits to Lumut followed by a 30 minutes boat ride to Pangkor Island. Used to have beautiful corals but now more for idyllic sun and sea activities. There is a road going around the island and you can hire a vehicle or hop...

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  • Kuala Kangsar - the Royal Town

    Kuala Kangsar is the official residence of the Sultan of Perak. It is located where Kangsar River meets Kinta River. Located off the PLUS highway, there is a road from KK to Gerik via Lenggong Dam. Lenggong caves is where archaelogical remains of early cave dwellers have been found.Kuala Kangsar is where the famous Kuala Kangsar Malay College is...

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  • Teluk Intan's Leaning Tower

    The landmark of Teluk Intan, formerly Telok Anson, is the Clock Tower which was built in 1885. It was also used to store water. The tower is located in a small park in the middle of town.Teluk Intan is located at an ox bow of Perak River which almost encircles the town. Teluk Intan is located off the PLUS highway in Southern Perak near the Selangor...

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  • Lata Kinjang Waterfalls

    This waterfalls is visible when travelling from the Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh on the North South highway. It is at Chenderiang and you can reach there from Tapah Exit.You will drive through the country side following the clear signs. There is a small footpath to get to different parts of this wonderful falls. As usual, be careful of the slippery rocks...

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  • Taiping Zoo

    This is a beautiful zoo nestled at Taiping Lake Gardens. It is very green and very well maintained. There is a tram ride around the zoo and you can walk about. Recommend at least two hours. Great collection of primates like orangutan, chimpanzees and monkeys like marmosets. For awhile, it had a very successful tiger breeding program. At the night,...

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  • Strolling or driving around Taiping Lake

    One of the most scenic and enjoying lakeside in Malaysia. Taiping Lake was built from an excavated disused tin mine. With the Larut hills in the background, abundant rainfall and raintrees growing and arching into the lake, it is quite a unique sight.One can go rowing or paddling in this shallow lake.

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  • Gua Tempurung Cave

    Located near Gopeng, just south of Ipoh, is the majestic Gua Tempurung Cave. There is a bright as well as a dark caves. Different guided tours are up for selection from easy to adventurous and getting wet. Torch light and helmet are available for rent. But be prepared to get dirty with dust or muddied. Fun adventurous though more interesting back...

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  • Ipoh Temple Caves - Perak Tong

    Perak Tong is one of the most famous Buddhist Limestone Cave Temple in Malaysia. Inside the cave are giant statues of Buddha and other Chinese dieties and enlightened general and legendary figures.There is a steep series of steps that lead to an opening in the cave giving a panoromic view.In front of the temple are some ponds with lotus plants....

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  • Nowhere near Angkor Wat, but am still...

    Kellie’s Castle was constructed as private own villa, but the owner (Kellie-something, I hate history!!!!) pass away before the completion of the castle. Suppose to be the 1st private resident with elevator in Malaysia. It’s now maintain by tourism authority & open for public visit with minimal fees.You can include Kellie's Castle visit as part of...

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  • Leaning tower of Teluk Intan (Diamond...

    This tower is constructed & still a functional water tank that supply to surrounding area. Because the tower is however leaning to one side, it has becoming a famous landmark for Teluk Intan town.You won’t find diamond here although the direct translation of Teluk Intan means “Diamond Bay”. And it’s KM away for actual bay, I don’t know how they...

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  • Malaysia's Pissa Tower - Teluk Intan...

    teluk intan is located in south PERAK, u can get to there through NORTH-SOUTH HIGHWAY or adopt the way v hav adopted - KAMPUNG ROADS to give urself more chances to discover somethings u wont be watched n some feelins u wont be felt. there are many many n many PADI fields beside the roads when v driving our car to teluk intan. green field, blue sky...

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  • A must coffee tasting! IPOH OLD TOWN...

    No doubt that so many ppl go to IPOH might come here for its famous foods such as YA CHAI chicken (famous chicken foods), OLD TOWN WHITE COFFEE, and so forth... local is local, they have some taste that other places not able to duplicate... the chicken is smoothier, the white coffee is more aromatic, the noodle is longer etc.. there is no point to...

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  • The Jungle

    You could try a jungle walk, but please take a guide or a friend with you.Some people have been lost in the jungle, some found few days later, dying or dead.But that shouldn't happen to you if you follow the rules.

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  • Go Search in Kuala Kangsar

    The Royal Town of Kuala Kangsar should be worth a visit to any true traveller searching for history and culture.Only 1/2 hr from IPOH using the North South Highway.

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  • The Caves

    The Perak Caves in Ipoh is very popular with tourists.Sam Poh Tong on the way to Gopeng is also very well-known. The more adventurous can explore uninhabited areas for more caves.You can go adventure caving in the many hills around Ipoh.

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  • Go Swim

    Pulau Pangkor is the place to go for a picnic in Perak.Other beaches more easily accessible are Teluk Batik, near Lumut, and Pasir Panjang, Segari.Most other coastal areas are muddy and overgrown with mangroves and not suitable for swimming.You could also swim in the rivers and streams at the foothills.

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  • Temple

    Stand grandly by the road side not far away from Kellie's Castle you can see the Sri Mariamman Temple... very unique in its own way

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