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Golden Roof Hotel Kuala Kangsar

Golden Roof Hotel Kuala Kangsar

Lot 6635, Jalan Dato Sagor, Bandar Baru, Kuala Kangsar 33000

2.5 out of 5.0
2.6 out of 5 (5 reviews)

Situated in Kampung Kuala Parit, this hotel is 1 mi (1.7 km) from Masjid Ubudiah and within 25 mi (40 km) of Mydin Mall and …

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Blue Star Hotel Kuala Kangsar

Blue Star Hotel Kuala Kangsar

No 34A, First Floor, Jalan Chulan, Kuala Kangsar 33000

1.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (7 reviews)

Situated in Kampung Kuala Parit, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Masjid Ubudiah and within 25 mi (40 km) of Mydin Mall and …

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Desa Retreat

Desa Retreat

Lot 75, Kota Lama Kanan, Kuala Kangsar 33040

2.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Kampung Kuala Parit, this guesthouse is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Masjid Ubudiah and within 25 miles (40 km) of Mydi …

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Highway Hotels - Bukit Merah

Highway Hotels - Bukit Merah

KM191.4 Arah Selatan, Kawasan Rehat, Kuala Kangsar 34400

2.5 out of 5.0
2 out of 5 (3 reviews)

Situated in Kuala Kangsar, this hotel is within 20 mi (32 km) of Mydin Mall, Perak Tong Cave Temple, and Gunung Lang …

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WEIL Hotel

WEIL Hotel

15.4 km from Kuala Kangsar
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (349 reviews)

Located in the heart of Ipoh, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ipoh Parade and D. R. Seenivasagam Park. Mari Amman Templ …

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Cititel Express Ipoh

Cititel Express Ipoh

15.4 km from Kuala Kangsar
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (170 reviews)

Located in the heart of Ipoh, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Yasmin At Kong Heng Museum, Ipoh Parade and D. R. …

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Tower Regency Hotel & Apartments

Tower Regency Hotel & Apartments

15.9 km from Kuala Kangsar
3.0 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (154 reviews)

Located in the heart of Ipoh, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Ipoh Parade and D. R. Seenivasagam Park. Perak Stadium …

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Hotel Excelsior

Hotel Excelsior

16 km from Kuala Kangsar
3.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (302 reviews)

Situated in Ipoh, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Ipoh Parade, Yasmin At Kong Heng Museum and D. R. Seenivasagam Park …

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The Syeun Hotel

The Syeun Hotel

16.2 km from Kuala Kangsar
3.5 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (91 reviews)

Situated in Ipoh, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ipoh Parade and D. R. Seenivasagam Park. Perak Stadium and Sultan …

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Hotel Fairmont

Hotel Fairmont

17.1 km from Kuala Kangsar
2.5 out of 5.0
2.5 out of 5 (30 reviews)

Situated in Ipoh, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Ipoh Parade, D. R. Seenivasagam Park, and Mari Amman Temple. Royal Pera …

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About Kuala Kangsar

The royal town of Kuala Kangsar is in the province of Perak, in Peninsula Malaysia’s northwest. The current Sultan of Perak still resides in the city, which is one of the main reasons why this destination is so appealing to visitors. It was also the site of the first ever rubber tree plantation. Today, Malaysia is the largest exporter of rubber in the world thanks to Kuala Kangsar.

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Sightseeing trips to the many royal and non-royal attractions in Kuala Kangsar are highly recommended. The beautiful palace of the Sultan, known as Istana Iskandariah, is often the first stop for tourists. It is a massive marble complex that cannot be missed. The iconic Clock Tower is a photogenic landmark, and the heritage-drenched railway station is one of the oldest in operation in Malaysia.

Natural attractions help lure outdoor enthusiasts to the city. The UluKenas Forest Reserve is only a short distance from Kuala Kangsar. Here, a beautiful waterfall provides the perfect spot for an afternoon picnic. Stalls are available on the weekends, but during the weekdays visitors need to bring their own packed picnic.

The city is located upon the Kangsar River, close to the Perak River. Exploring these waters by boat is a popular pastime for locals and visitors. Even ferry rides across the river are a great way to experience local culture. Plus, these rides are extremely cheap.

Restaurants and bars

Kuala Kangsar has a good selection of restaurants, which are both local establishments and internationally-influenced places to eat. There are several unique dishes for guests to try. Thelaksa here, like in other places around Malaysia, is different. The vermicelli is freshly made, rather than dried, so it tastes fresher and more unique. While in the city, tourists shouldn’t miss sampling the delicious masaklemakikanpatin dish. This local favourite features catfish cooked in herbed coconut milk. There isn’t much nightlife in Kuala Kangsar. However, there is a sports café and bar close to the bus terminal.

Shopping

Visitors will find plenty of souvenirs and other items at JalanTebing. This street boasts everything from handmade knives, through to locally-made mats, handicrafts and even fish traps. Along and around this street there are also many food vendors offering an assortment of memorable delicacies.