It is located at the downstream of Kangsar River where it joins the Perak River, approximately 25 km (16 mi) northwest of Ipoh, Perak’s capital, and 98 km (61 mi) southeast of George Town, Penang. It is the main town in the administrative district of Kuala Kangsar.
The Kuala Kangsar District (population 39,300) is a district and the royal town of Perak, Malaysia.
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Perak, the fourth largest of Malaysia’s thirteen states after Sarawak, Sabah and Pahang, is situated on the west coast of the Malay Peninsula. Its capital is the town of Ipoh (population: half a million). There are several tourist destinations of moderate interest within the state, but the main tourist destination would probably be Pangkor Island, about 85km from Ipoh, and …
If you have occasion to travel to the east coast from Perak, make sure to take the East-West Highway from Grik to Tanah Merah, Kelantan. The scenery of mountains topped by virgin jungle is gorgeous. On the way it would be well worth a stop in the Belum-Temenggor Forrest Reserve (Tasik Temenggor) the lake is beautiful and surrounded by rainforest, …
What is cool about Ipoh is that the clubs keep increasing and keep making it more of a place of entertainment. It is almost like a replica of Kuala Lumpur but more culture.
Another famous food would be ‘kai shi hor fun’, which is located in Old Town, Ipoh. Has been through many generations of that family. If you’re looking for amazing seafood dishes, you should probably drive to Sitiawan for fresh seafood. If you’re looking for amazing and classy Chinese food, there is restaurant called Restaurant Overseas. It is pretty costly but …