Want to have a Short Getaway in Malaysia? Here are the Best Places to Visit in Perak!jessie tan
It doesn’t matter that you are Malaysian or a foreigner, you would definitely fall in love with Perak.
It’s not only because of its food, but also of its history, nature, and culture.
As a Perakian, let me introduce some good places for you to visit in Perak.
1. LOST WORLD OF TAMBUN
Lost World of Tambun has two main attractions, which are theme parks and night parks.
Theme parks include Tiger Valley, Tin Valley, Water Park, Petting Zoo, Adventure Park, and Amusement Park.
Night park includes hot springs, crystal spa, and luminous forest.
If you hope to stay a little longer at the Lost World of Tambun, there is also a resort available here.
2. BIRCH MEMORIAL CLOCK TOWER
The Birch Memorial Clock Tower was built in tribute to J.W.W Birch, the first inhabitants of the city who was assassinated in 1875.
You will find four figures who are meant to depict the four virtues of the British government.
Underneath those, you will find a mural that has forty-four famous historical figures which include Darwin, Shakespeare, and Buddha and there is also a large bell here that measures six feet in size.
3. KELLIE’S CASTLE
Kellie’s Castle was built by William Kellie Smith to resemble his former house in Scotland.
The castle is surrounded by lush forests. This building is said as the castle which sits atop a series of underground tunnels.
There is a large statue of William Kellie Smith dressed in a suit and hat.
There are also aristocratic furniture and intricate ceilings that were crafted in the 17th century and are adorned with plaster motifs.
4. IPOH RAILWAY STATION
Ipoh Railway Station was constructed in 1935 and designed by Arthur Benison Hubback.
It was built using a combination of Moorish and Victorian styles.
It is known as the ‘Taj Mahal of Ipoh’ due to its amazing Mughal design features.
5. GUA TEMPURUNG
Gua Tempurung’s central chamber stretches for 4.5 kilometers.
It is one of the longest of its kind in Malaysia. You may find a pretty stalagmite and stalactites here.
Remember to explore the underground streams and waterfalls and the huge natural domes in the roof of the cave.
There you have it! Why not spend this Chinese New Year exploring Malaysia?