The Land of Grace

Perak is one of the states of Malaysia and boasts being the second largest state by size in Peninsular Malaysia. Ipoh is the administrative capital of Perak and has a historical reputation for its top-notch tin-mining activities.

Kuala Kangsar is still home to the royal capital and this is the location of the Palace of Sultan of Perak.

The beginning of cave habitation in Lenggong. Stone tools are still being used in their daily lives. Flexed burial are commonly practiced

Perak Man was buried at Gua Gunung Runtuh, Lenggong

Perak became a kingless kingdom, ruled by a group of Perak ministers

The coronation of Sultan Mudzhafar Shah as the first sultan of Perak. It marked the beginning of the Perak Sultanate

Sultan Iskandar Zulkanain signed an agreement with Thomas Acheppeles compelling Perak to sell its tin ores to Dutch

The Burney Treaty or Treaty of Amity and Commerce was signed between Siam and British. Captain James Low and Raja Abdullah Muazzam Shah signed The Low

The Pangkor Treaty was signed between British and Sir Andrew Clarie and Raja Muda Abdullah of Perak

Kuala Kangsar was designated as Perak state capital

The first post and telegraph office was founded in Perak

Railway tracks from Port Weld (Kuala Sepetang) to Taiping began to be used. Taiping Prison was built

The Treaty of Federation was drowned up and signed leading to establishment of the Federal Malay States

Perak became the largest producer of Malaya

Malayan Communist Party guerrillas killed three British estate manager, triggered the Malayan Emergency

Perak achieved ‘Developed State’ status. Perak became an industrialized and holistically advance state, in line with vision 2020

  • The beginning of cave habitation in Lenggong. Stone tools are still being used in their daily lives. Flexed burial are commonly practiced

  • Perak Man was buried at Gua Gunung Runtuh, Lenggong

  • Perak became a kingless kingdom, ruled by a group of Perak ministers

  • The coronation of Sultan Mudzhafar Shah as the first sultan of Perak. It marked the beginning of the Perak Sultanate

  • Sultan Iskandar Zulkanain signed an agreement with Thomas Acheppeles compelling Perak to sell its tin ores to Dutch

  • The Burney Treaty or Treaty of Amity and Commerce was signed between Siam and British. Captain James Low and Raja Abdullah Muazzam Shah signed The Low

  • The Pangkor Treaty was signed between British and Sir Andrew Clarie and Raja Muda Abdullah of Perak

  • Kuala Kangsar was designated as Perak state capital

  • The first post and telegraph office was founded in Perak

  • Railway tracks from Port Weld (Kuala Sepetang) to Taiping began to be used. Taiping Prison was built

  • The Treaty of Federation was drowned up and signed leading to establishment of the Federal Malay States

  • Perak became the largest producer of Malaya

  • Malayan Communist Party guerrillas killed three British estate manager, triggered the Malayan Emergency

  • Perak achieved ‘Developed State’ status. Perak became an industrialized and holistically advance state, in line with vision 2020

Attractions

Perak is not only the perfect destination for culinary delights, but also a haven for culture and heritage. Perak has a number of destinations, varying from historical attractions such and interesting sites, to Malaysia best restaurants.

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