Perak is a state in the northwest of Peninsular Malaysia. The capital city Ipoh is known for its British colonial landmarks, including a baroque railway station. Sam Poh Tong is a huge Buddhist cave temple filled with wall paintings. The town of Gopeng is a base for rafting on the Kampar river. Off the west coast, the resort island of Pulau Pangkor has forested hills and the ruins of a 17th-century Dutch fort.
Perak will surprise you! A truly World of Wonders!
Where nature, culture, delicious food and warm people will take you through a journey to ancient caves, pristine beaches and international heritage. Perak is waiting for you and your family.
In June 2016, Lonely Planet named Ipoh as the 6th best place to visit in Asia. An inscription such as this from Lonely Planet sheds light on Ipoh as not just a cozy old town, but also a great place to visit and experience the life of the local people here. And in 2017, Lonely Planet listed the entire state of Perak as the 9th of 10 Top Regions in the World to visit in 2017.
Area: 8,122 mi²
Population: 2.478 million (2015)
Destinations: Ipoh, Pangkor Island, Taiping, Gopeng, and more
Menteri besar: Zambry Abdul Kadir