Friday, Dec 03

Top 10 – Must Visit Places In Perlis

By Shawn Tan

Perlis – Must Visit Places

Perlis, also known for its popular honorific title- Perlis Indera Kayangan, is Malaysia’s smallest state, located in the northern section of Peninsular Malaysia’s west coast, with Thailand’s Satun and Songkhla Provinces on its northern border. To the south, it is surrounded by the state of Kedah.

1. Masjid Al Hussain Kuala Perlis

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Operating Hours: Open 5.30AM – 9PM (Everyday)
Address: 1, Persiaran Putra Timur, 02000 Kuala Perlis, Perlis.  View On Map

Masjid Al Hussain Kuala Perlis a famous landmark in Kuala Perlis, is an attractive edifice with modern Islamic tropical design located in a resort-like location. It is constructed in such a way that it evokes a sense of reverence for nature. The mosque’s eco-friendly idea is enhanced with high-quality materials such as coral stones, fractured quartz, granite, marble, and pebble stones .The floating mosque set amid idyllic natural surroundings, extending from the Kuala Perlis shoreline is a splendid sight for visitors sailing to the coastal town from the legendary Langkawi Island as well as from the shore. EXPLORE MORE


2. Kelam Cave

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Entrance Fee: RM 0.50 – RM 1
Operating Hours: Open 8AM – 5PM (Everyday)
Address: Kaki Bukit, 02200 Kaki Bukit, Perlis.  View On Map

Gua Kelam, one of Malaysia’s most unusual caves, is a 370-meter-long limestone cave located in the tiny village of Kaki Bukit, or foothill. An eight-foot-wide suspension bridge connects the cave to the outside world. This bridge connects Kaki Bukit to the Wan Tangga Valley, which is located on the other side of Gua Kelam. A visit to this location is an exciting and adventurous experience due to the peculiarity of the approach as well as the feeling of strolling over the bridge. EXPLORE MORE


3. Istana dan Galeri Diraja Arau (Istana Arau)


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Operating Hours: Open 24Hours (Everyday)
Address: Arau, 02600 Arau, Perlis.  View On Map

The Istana Arau is in Bandar Diraja Arau, Perlis, about 10 km from Bandar Kangar. This structure serves as the Rulers of Perlis’ formal dwelling or residence (residence). During the reign of Tuanku Raja Syed Alwi Jamalullail, it was built in 1905. Arau Palace becomes a tourist destination for both locals and visitors from other countries. EXPLORE MORE


4. Tasik Melati Recreational Park

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Operating Hours: Open 24Hours (Everyday)
Address: Tasik Melati, 02400 Kangar, Perlis.  View On Map

Within the development area, Tasik Melati is a natural lake. The park’s lakes and recreational amenities are well-known. The fragrant Jasmine blossom gives Melati Lake its name. It’s likely that it adapted Melati from the nearby Taman Melati housing development. Tasik Melati is a marsh featuring a wild plant called locally as “kercit” in its natural state. Its water never runs out since local farmers utilise it for irrigation. EXPLORE MORE


5. Kota Kayang Museum

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Entrance Fee: FREE
Operating Hours: Open 9AM – 5PM (Everyday)
Address: 02000 Kuala Perlis, Perlis.  View On Map

Kota Kayang Museum is a centre for information distribution that shows and maintains Perlis’ historical legacy. The Museum was built on the site of the old royal palace and house of the Kedah-Perlis royal dynasty. The museum’s design is based on the architecture of a typical Malay home in Perlis with a long roof style. EXPLORE MORE


6. Bukit Keteri

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Height: 65m
Address: 02450 Kangar, Perlis. View On Map

Bukit Keteri is a well-known karst limestone structure in the state of Perlis in Peninsular Malaysia’s northern area. The Mammut Expedition to Malaysia in 2007 discovered the climbing routes in Bukit Keteri. Bukit Keteri’s cave formations are essentially one massive cave within the dome of the rock, with the largest “room” inside the cavernous system huge enough to hold a jumbo jet. EXPLORE MORE


7. Perlis State Park

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Entrance Fee: RM 1 – RM 5
Operating Hours: Open 7AM – 6PM (Everyday)
Address: Kaki Bukit, Perlis.  View On Map

Perlis State Park is located on Perlis’ western border, where that meets the Thai border. It is situated atop Malaysia’s longest continuous limestone hills, the Nakawan Range, which stretches for 36 km. The park is divided into two forest reserve areas, Mata Ayer Forest Reserve and Wang Mu Forest Reserve, which cover a total of 5,000 hectares. Beautiful, deep, lush forest, steep rock walls, and an extensive cave system surround the park. EXPLORE MORE


8. Timah Tasoh Dam

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Operating Hours: Open 24Hours (Everyday)
Address: 01000 Kangar, Perlis. View On Map

Because of its mountainous backdrop and large lake environment, Timah Tasoh Lake is known as Malaysia’s Guilin. Its spectacular vista is comparable to that of the China metropolis. The lake is a man-made reservoir that was constructed in 1992. Its name comes from the two rivers that run through it: Sungai Timah and Sungai Tasoh. The lake serves a multitude of purposes for the state of Perlis, and it is more than just a gorgeous place. They include water delivery, flood prevention by acting as a catchment area, paddy field irrigation system improvement, and fish breeding. EXPLORE MORE


9. Perlis Snake Park

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Entrance Fee: RM 1 – RM 6
Operating Hours: Open 9AM – 5PM (Everyday)
Address: Taman Ular Sungai Batu Pahat, 02400 Kangar, Perlis.  View On Map

The Snake and Reptile Farm in Sungai Batu Pahat, Perlis, is one of the few tourist attractions in Malaysia’s far north. On Route R11, it’s 12 kilometres north of Kangar. The farm is home to around 300 snakes representing 30 distinct species. The Institute of Medical Research manages the farm. There are around 30 snake species, as well as crocodiles, lizards, horses, turtles, otters, and other animals. There may even be snake displays if you’re lucky. It’s possible that a tame python will be released for people to view. EXPLORE MORE


10. Hutan Lipur Bukit Ayer

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Entrance Fee: RM 1 – RM 5
Operating Hours: Open 7AM – 6PM (Everyday)
Address: 01000 Kangar, Perlis.  View On Map

Hutan Lipur Bukit Ayer is a natural forest environment that is ideal for a wide range of recreational activities. The cold, clear river water that flows through a panoramic vista of a lush tropical forest, as well as the waterfalls that cascade into the pool below, make it a great spot for picnics and relaxation.. EXPLORE MORE




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