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"The Old Valley Town of Malaysia"

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Kuala Pilah is a town in Kuala Pilah district , 40km east of Seremban in the eastern rural state of Negeri Sembilan in Malaysia. The charm of this old valley town lies in its Chinese shophouses surrounded by traditional Malay village houses built on stilts. Situated close to Kuala Lumpur, it is crowded on the weekend when the natives return to their homes for the weekend (from Kuala Lumpur). 

A couple of tourist sites are located in Kuala Pilah including the Ulu Bendul and other religious plces of worship. The countryside aura is a refresher with clear fresh water from Mt.Angsi. A wonderful dragon fruit cultivation can also be seen here with beautiful kampongs and paddy fields on the way. Kuala Pilah also happens to link various important routes.

Kuala Pilah is also known for tjhe minangkabau houses ( the ones with a sloping buffalo horn roofline ). There are rows of small shopping outlets at the newer and centre suburbs . Don’t forget to taste the seasonal fruits that are sold locally especially the Musang King Durians, while you’re here. Lemang, a delicacy can also be enjoyed when travelling. 

Things to do in Kuala Pilah

1. Ulu Bendul Recreational Forest

Ulu Bendul Recreational Forest
Ulu Bendul Recreation is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kuala Pilah. It is situated in the Angsi Forest Reserve , compartments 45 and 52 and is about 16 km away from Seremban. The (Read More) sight was established in 1972. It is a fun spot to hike and trek in the jungle paths.

2. Sri Menanti

Sri Menanti
Seri Menanti is the royal town of Negeri Sembilan in Kuala Pilah. The town is historically significant with numerous architectural buildings of importance. Sri Menanti is a must-visit for all historia (Read More)ns and travellers to soak in the richness of traditional Malay culture and the royal aura.

3. Martin Lister Memorial

Martin Lister Memorial
The Martin Lister Memorial, an arch designed in the Chinese fashion, was established in 1901 in Kuala Pilah. It is a historical site that you can visit to pay your respects and commemorate Late Martin (Read More) Lister who was killed by his foes for his efforts to end the violence and conflict of the Secret Chinese societies who tortured the Chinese migrants.

4. Religious Places

Religious Places
Sikh Guruduara Sahib and Sri Kanthasamy Temple are some other places of worship that you can visit while you are here.  Masjid India is a mosque for the Indian population following Islam. This mo (Read More)sque has a very unique structure that does not resemble other mosques in general.

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Kuala Pilah is a popular rest town as it lies on the main state highway. It starts from Tampin near Melaka-Negeri Sembilan border and ends at Karak in Pahang. The most convenient way of reaching Kuala Pilah is either by bus or taxi. 

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Ulu Bendul Recreational Forest is a popular hiking spot near Kuala Pilah
Martin Lister Memorial in Kuala Pilah

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