Friday, 4 December 2015

Where to visit in Taiping?

Last weekend, I had visited to Taiping with my family. Taiping is a developing town which offers an abundance of nature activities courtesy of its landscape - centuries-old rain forests, cooling waterfalls and dramatic mountains that include Maxwell Hill - the oldest colonial hill station in Malaysia, now known as 'Bukit Larut'. Lake garden is also one of Taiping's iconic attractions, the largest park of its kind in the country. There are many historical buildings and heritage landmarks from the colonial era can be observed in the town as the British once used Taiping as the state administrative center.

Below are the attractive places that we had visited:

1. Taiping Lake Garden
    Address: Taman Tasik Taiping, 34000 Taiping, Perak.

2. Perak State of Museum
    Address: Jalan Muzium, 34000 Taiping, Perak.
   Operation hours: Saturdays to Thursday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
                                Fridays - 9:00 am to 12:15 pm, 2:45 pm to 5:00 pm
  Entrance fee: RM 2.00 for adults, free of charge for children below 12 years old and children in school uniform

3. Antong Coffee Factory
    Address: Antong Coffee Factory, Assam Kumbang, 34000 Taiping, Perak.
    Operating hours: Shop/office - 8:30 am to 5:30 pm daily
                                Factory hours - 8:30 am to 12:30 pm (close on Sundays)

Coffee beans display

The former residence of Sun Yat-sen


The coffee factory

4. Spritzer EcoPark
     Address: Lot 898, Jalan Reservoir, Off Jalan Air Kuning, 34000 Taiping, Perak.

 5. Trong Leisure Farm & Resort
      Address: PT 293, Jalan Kuala Trong, 34800 Terong, Perak.

Main entrance of the farm

The cute baby duck

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