Here are the top 13 tourist attractions to see in Taiping:

1. Taiping Lake Gardens

Taiping Lake Gardens

7 km
from city center
1 out of 13
places to visit in Taiping

Taiping Lake Gardens is one of the most famous attractions in Taiping. Home to 10 man-made lakes and ponds, it is visited for its aesthetics and extravagant beauty and is a sight to behold during sunrise and sunset. It is also home to the gigantic Rain Trees.

2. Bukit Larut

Bukit Larut

11 km
from city center
2 out of 13
places to visit in Taiping

Enveloped in mist, Bukit Larut is Malaysia's oldest and smallest hill resort. Offering a tranquil glimpse of Perak's colonial past, it was established during the 1880s as a retreat from the lowland heat. Bukit Larut was formerly known as Maxwell Hill and is popular for its fragrant, cool air, walking trails and foggy mornings.

3. Taiping Zoo

Taiping Zoo

7 km
from city center
3 out of 13
places to visit in Taiping

Taiping Zoo, also known as the Taman Mergastua Sultan Idris Shah, is a zoological park in Taiping, Perak state of Malaysia. Dwelling over a vast area of 34 acres, this wildlife park is currently home to more than 2000 animals which includes 180 indigenous and exotic species of amphibians, mammals, and reptiles.

4. Perak Museum

Perak Museum

7 km
from city center
4 out of 13
places to visit in Taiping

Regarded as one of the oldest museums in Malaysia, Perak Museum is a small public museum that stands as a landmark to the city of Taiping. This athenaeum is stacked with a whooping 8474 displays out of which 5074 are cultural collections, 523 nature-based, and 2877 miscellaneous collections.

5. Wonder Farm Mushroom

Wonder Farm Mushroom

4 km
from city center
5 out of 13
places to visit in Taiping

Wonder Farm Mushroom in Taiping is a family-run farm that is in business for more than 30 years. By the way of organic farming, different species of mushrooms like Oyster mushroom, Grey Oyster mushroom, Reishi Mushroom (commonly referred to as Ling Zhi), and Tigermilk Mushroom are produced and sold here.

6. Aun Tong Coffee Mill

Aun Tong Coffee Mill

5 km
from city center
6 out of 13
places to visit in Taiping

Aun Tong Coffe Mill is the oldest coffee mill in Malaysia. The coffee factory located in the main town of Taiping produces the Antong Café brand of coffee. It displays the procedure of how coffee is produced, roasted and processed.

7. Taiping War Cemetery

Taiping War Cemetery

8 km
from city center
7 out of 13
places to visit in Taiping

Taiping War Cemetery is a burial ground dedicated to the allied office staff and servicemen martyred during the second world war. About 850 casualties from the second world war are commemorated here out of which 500 still remain unidentified.

8. Taiping Mall

Taiping Mall

6 km
from city center
8 out of 13
places to visit in Taiping

Set up in the heart of Taiping city, Pacific Mall or commonly referred to as Taiping Mall is a shopping landmark of Malaysia. This one-stop shopping paradise massively stands on the prime main crossroad of Jalan Tupai and Jalan Panggung Wayang. Housed in the same building as Novotel Taiping, Pacific Mall is directly linked to this 4-star hotel via the hotel lobby.

9. All Saints Church Taiping

 All Saints Church Taiping

14,970 km
from city center
9 out of 13
places to visit in Taiping

All Saints Church is a highly alluring wooden church in Taiping city. Founded in 1886 and consecrated in 1887, it is the oldest Christian church in Malaysia. Boasting of gothic architectural design, this church is built of meranti panels with hardwood frames and a louvered tower with four tubular bells. Featuring a timber facade, this church has a stained glass that was created in 1911.

10. Burmese Pool Taiping

Burmese Pool Taiping

8 km
from city center
10 out of 13
places to visit in Taiping

Popularly known as Kolam Renang Batu Besar, the Burmese pool is a large rock pool along a stream in Taiping, Malaysia. This rock pool is quite spacious but shallow in nature. Burmese Pool is named after the natural rock pool fed by a waterfall, which continues from there as Sungai Larut. Since this pool is located in the rainforest, visitors are required to go through the Taiping Lake Gardens and search for the signboard pointing towards the Burmese Pool.

11. Trong Hot Springs

Trong Hot Springs

1,911 km
from city center
11 out of 13
places to visit in Taiping

If you wish to relax and rejuvenate in a pool of fresh hot spring water then the Trong Hot Springs is the best place for you. Located in Changkat Jering, the property houses 3 pools whose access is permitted to those who opt for the RM 10 package. A frequent visit to the hot springs might help to cure ailments like joint pain and can also help in muscle repair.

12. Taiping Clock Tower

Taiping Clock Tower

6 km
from city center
12 out of 13
places to visit in Taiping

The Clock Tower in Taiping is a historical landmark situated in the town’s heart. Although there were many similar buildings in Penang and Kuala Lumpur, this is the oldest clock tower in Malaysia. Today, it is a tourist information centre offering maps and details of Taiping.

13. Taiping

Taiping

10,603 km
from city center
13 out of 13
places to visit in Taiping

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.

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