South Perak

Perak is a huge state. There are plenty of attractions everywhere. Listed here are the attractions that can be found in South Perak. If you want to discover more attractions, do visit for kids and nature attractions too.

Sitiawan Settlement Museum

The Sitiawan Settlement Museum is located in Koh Village, Sitiawan, Perak. The two -storey building which the museum is located was originally the parsonage built in 1935 for the Pioneer Methodist Church Pastors in Sitiawan. It was converted to a museum in 2003.

Japanese Carbide Chimney

The Japanese Carbide Chimney is located in Malim Nawar. It was constructed by the Japanese during the world War 2 as part of the factory to manufacture carbide for armament to be sent to Burma. However, the facility was never completed.

Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan

The Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan is located at the center of a square surrounded by fours roads in Teluk Intan, Perak. The tower is a bit slanted southwest. The tower was built in 1885 and was made of bricks and wood.

 Pasir Salak Historical Complex

The Pasir Salak Historical Complex is located in Pasir Salak, Perak. It was opened in 2004 to commemorates the extraordinary history of Pasir Salak and its brave warriors. Among these warriors are Seputum, Datok Sagor and Datuk Maharajalela.

Tua Pek Kong Temple

Tua Pek Kong literally means “Grand Uncle”, is one of the pantheon of Malaysian Chinese Gods. There are a number of Tua Pek Kong Temples located around Malaysia. This particular temple is located right by the sea shores in Manjung, Perak.

Dutch Fort

The Dutch Fort is a fort located within distance from a scenic beach side fishing village called Kampung Teluk Gedung in Pangkor Island, Perak, Malaysia. The ruins are the remnants of an old 17th century warehouse built by the Dutch when they attempted to control the tin trade in the Malay peninsula.

 

Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge

The Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5 or TT5 is a former tin mining dredge in Batu Gajah, Perak. It is a relic from Malaysia’s tin mining heydays. The dredge was built in England in 1938 by F.W. Payne & Son. It was built for the Southern Malayan Tin Dredging Ltd, a company that operated 6 dredges in total in Batu Gajah and Tanjung Tualang.

Gopeng Heritage House 

Gopeng Heritage House opened its doors in 2011 and is located at a quaint historic town of Gopeng. Gopeng was a tin mining town for about 100 years.

Kellie's Castle

Kellie's Castle is Malaysia’s Most Famous Castle located in Batu Gajah, Perak. This unfinished mansion was built by a Scottish rubber planter named William Kellie-Smith. The mansion was built to celebrate the birth of his son and heir, Anthony.