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The mukim of Sungai Siput is found within the Kuala Kangsar District of Perak in Malaysia. The has a rich blend of ethnic influence which is clearly displayed through the local cuisine, architecture and local handicrafts. Sungai Siput is a small and relaxed town which is well situated along major travel routes. Accessing any of the nearby areas is easy and convenient which makes this mukim a great area from which to explore the rest of Perak. Here are the highlights of Sungai Siput and its surrounding vicinity.
Sungai Siput is just 20 kilometres, or 12 miles, from Kuala Kangsar, and twenty-five kilometres from Ipoh, the capital. Between these two areas alone there are countless things to see and do. The state of Perak is the fourth largest in the country and holds outdoor attractions, adventure sports and great waters for diving in its immediate area.
The Sungai Siput town centre is the place to be if you are looking for mid-range accommodation at good prices. Surrounding the centre of town are many restaurants and shops. Browse from the city centre to the police station to find accommodation ranging from basic hotels to 3-star lodgings, all of which are near public transport.
Towards the south exit of town along the main road are some of the best budget accommodation options to be found. The further you travel from downtown Sungai Siput, the better priced your hotels appear to get. Nothing in this region is very far from anything else, which opens up even these further reaching lodgings as potential places to stay.
There are numerous mosques and other religious sites throughout the area surrounding Sungai Siput. The Ubudiah Mosque is the royal mosque and is just a short distance away. This majestic structure has been ranked high among the list of Malaysia’s most magnificent mosques. The golden dome and four minarets are truly captivating. Both it and the Perak royal mausoleum located nearby are prime examples of Indo-Saracenic architecture at its best.
Those who are looking to capture photos of local landmarks can’t miss the old palace nor the royal palace. Istana Kenangan was once the palace of the ruling sultanate, today it serves as the Perak Royal Museum housing countless artefacts which detail the history of this area’s royalty. The current royal palace named Istana Iskandariah is a massive structure with a huge main dome and four smaller ones surrounding it. The three-story palace should not be missed.
The hot springs of Kolam Air Pana near the Batu Caves make for a great place to unwind. There is no cost to enter these wonderfully tranquil springs, while the area surrounding them is filled with local fruit and vegetable sellers.
Sungai Siput is world-renowned for its abundance of groundnuts. Across the area and at the local markets you will be able to buy a selection of nuts at great prices. Be on the lookout for the morning wet markets where traders gather to sell their wares.
A local specialty is the Hainanese spin on western food found in the area. The flavours are unbelievable. Head to any of the Kopitiams to try the broad range of local food and reinvented western meals on offer. The hand-made pau’s are said to be the best in Malaysia.