Coined as the Land of Grace, Perak Darul Ridzuan, the second largest state in Peninsular Malaysia is a land famed for its natural tropical beauty and rich cultural history.
Kellie’s castle was named after its owner William Kellie Smith a Scottish planter. The castle was designed to replicate the great British Raj palaces in India with Moorish style arches and windows. He built the castle for his beloved wife, Agnes but was not completed when he died in 1926.
Kuala Sepetang is a fishing village in Perak that, unknown to many, is filled with traditional trades and culture. The village is famous for its charcoal factories, mangrove swamps, fresh seafood and other unique trades that have lasted across generations. Experience the small-town traditions of Kuala Sepetang in Perak, and meet the locals who work hard to preserve their trades.
The Ipoh Railway Station was initially meant to be a hospital and used before the 20th century as such before being turned into a station.
Gopeng Town Heritage Walk in a 150 years old town in Kampar District, was one strategic place where the great tin mining industry of Malaysia was once existed before the tin empire has collapsed in 1980s. Its name was believed to be originated from a Chinese man called Mo Peng (毛兵); however, it was converted into Gopeng as it was believed that the British found the first name was hard to be pronounced.
Concubine Lane was built by mining tycoon Yao Tet Shin for his three wives. Each lane was fittingly named Wife Lane, Concubine Lane and First Concubine Lane. While another version of the local tale is that it was also the place where rich men hid their mistresses. Today, Concubine Lane is the most famous lane, having been transformed into a popular hangout with a variety of pop- up stalls selling delicious ice balls, flower shaped cotton candy and more.