Perak, Malaysia

Perak is a state in the northwest of Peninsular Malaysia.

If you enjoy food, Perak will not disappoint. Here you can enjoy many cuisines derived from the multiple ethnic groups that inhabit the region. There are restaurants along nearly every street and fresh seafood plentiful.

Other places of interest include Sam Poh Tong, a huge Buddhist cave temple decorated with wall paintings. On the Kampar River sits the town of Gopeng that is the ideal base for water rafting activities. The resort island of Pulau Pangkor, off the west coast, is approximately 85 kilometres from Ipoh and features forested hills and the remains of a 17th-century Dutch fort. This popular island has beautiful, uncrowded beaches and is dotted with small fishing villages. Its abundance of seafood restaurants also makes it a great place to visit.

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People & Culture

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Things to do in Palau

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Palau’s Cuisine

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How to get to Palau

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