Here are the top 12 tourist attractions to see in Perak:

1. Han Chin Pet Soo

1 out of 12
places to visit in Perak

Han Chin Pet Soo is a three-storey Hakka tin mining museum located along Jalan Bijeh Timah, close to Kinta river in Ipoh's Old Town, Perak. This heritage building houses antiques, collectibles, furniture, decoration, photographs, authentic tools and equipment from the tin mining era.

2. Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan

64 km
from city center
2 out of 12
places to visit in Perak

The Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan is a clock tower located in the town of Teluk Intan of Hilir Perak District. It is known to be equivalent to the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy because it is also tilted to the left.

3. Perak Cave Temple

6 km
from city center
3 out of 12
places to visit in Perak

Perak Cave Temple is a Buddhist religious place situated in Ipoh, Perak at the foothills of Gunung Tasek. With the most distinctive features, a large natural cave as a hall and scenic surroundings, it is famous as a symbol of Chinese Buddhist religion.

4. Lost World of Tambun

8 km
from city center
4 out of 12
places to visit in Perak

Located in Sunway City Ipoh, the Lost World of Tambun is a theme park and hotel known for its natural hot spring and other attractions including wildlife and rides.

5. Gua Tempurung

22 km
from city center
5 out of 12
places to visit in Perak

A beautiful limestone cave which offers caving enthusiasts a wonderful opportunity to explore, the Gua Tempurung, located in Gopeng in Perak s the largest cave in all of peninsular Malaysia. A part of this 3-kilometer long cave has been developed as a show cave, complete with walkways and electric lighting.

6. Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge

6 out of 12
places to visit in Perak

The Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No 5, also known as TT5, is a former tin mining dredge, open to the tourists for taking a guided Dredge Tour, panning and self tour inside the gallery while also exploring the magnificent view of the landscape.

7. Kellie’s Castle

13 km
from city center
7 out of 12
places to visit in Perak

The unfinished, gothic and ruined mansion of an ambitious Scottish Planter, Mr. William Kellie Smith, Kellie's Castle is located in Batu Gajah, Kenta District, Perak, Malaysia. With several ghost-sighting reports, the castle is believed to be haunted by many.

8. Pangkor Island

72 km
from city center
8 out of 12
places to visit in Perak

Pangkor Island is a group of islands situated in Perak off the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Pangkor being the main island of the cluster, other small islands include Pangkaur Laut, Mentagor Island and Giam Island. Most of the interior of this mountainous resort island is covered by a lush jungle.

9. Tua Pek Kong Temple

1,082 km
from city center
9 out of 12
places to visit in Perak

Tua Pek Kong Temple is an old Chinese temple situated atop a foothill, opposite to the Kuching Esplanade. The focal point for the entire Chinese community in Kuching, and the oldest temple in the city, this temple serves as a major tourist attraction.

10. Movie Animation Park Studios

8 km
from city center
10 out of 12
places to visit in Perak

Movie Animation Park Studios, also referred to as MAPS, is Asia's first animation theme park located in Ipoh, Perak. With 6 themed zones and 2,10,000 square feet housing over 40 attractions and rides, the theme park is best suited for families with small kids.

11. Taiping

10,651 km
from city center
11 out of 12
places to visit in Perak

Located in the north western part of Malaysia, Taiping is a historically significant town in the state of Perak. Home to most iconic museums and galleries in the country and boasting abundant natural beauty, the quiet town of Taiping offers a wonderful holiday experience.

12. Orang Utan Island

69 km
from city center
12 out of 12
places to visit in Perak

Orangutan Island is the world's best rehabilitation and conservation center for Orangutans. Located in the heart of Bukit Merah, it is a 35-acre land neighboured by a beautiful lakeside resort. Incepted in 2000, Orangutan Island is still recognized as a global eco-tourism destination. The island offers an amazing experience to the visitors by the varied species of “People of the Jungle” or Orangutan. Orangutan Island is only accessible by a 15 minutes jetty ride which can be boarded from the near lakeside resort-Bukit Merah Laketown resort.

FAQs on Perak

How can I commute within Perak?

Getting around in Perak is easy with the wide availability of public transport such as rental cars, trains, taxis and buses. Perak has a good connection of well-maintained roads where the visitors would love to drive looking around at the scenic surroundings.

The Malaysian Railroad named Keretapi Tanah Melayu serves the state of Perak connecting several large cities such as Ipoh, Sungai, Siput, Taiping and Kuala Kangsar. Branch lines are also connected to Kamunting and Teluk Intan.

Different regional bus routes also connect the various towns in Perak. Travelling by bus is the cheapest option in the state. The visitors can also look for taxis which are easily available almost everywhere in the town.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Perak?

The top sightseeing places in Perak are Han Chin Pet Soo, Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan, Perak Cave Temple, Lost World of Tambun, Gua Tempurung, Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge.
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