The historical stories of Perak are not merely those of a colonial past and not merely of an industry. They are of a period of time when people from many backgrounds The historical stories of Perak are not merely those of a colonial past and of industry, namely tin. They are of a period of time when people from many backgrounds and many parts of the world first came to Perak and to Malaysia. Many made fortunes and the towkays of Perak are legendary. People from many ethnic groups from Malaysia, Asia, and the West have roots in Perak.
Perak has a green and clean environment. It has pristine natural places well managed for their conservation values. The jewel in the crown in this regard is the Royal Belum State Park, a tropical rainforest wilderness that may be experienced easily. It has picturesque karst landscapes within which wild rivers and caves provide settings for outdoor activities. The beaches of Perak are packaged with the backdrop of nature. Nature is accessible. Even views from the road are of nature.
In June 2016, Lonely Planet named Ipoh as the 6th best place to visit in Asia. Recognition such as this from Lonely Planet shows that Ipoh is not just a cozy old town, but also a great place to visit and experience the life of the local people here. Lonely Planet also listed the entire state of Perak as the 9th of 10 Top Regions in the World to visit in 2017.
With all the wondrous attractions to explore in Perak, we hope to see you soon.