- The Taiping Lake Gardens were donated by Chung Keng Quee's son, Chung Thye Phin. Its serene, tranquil and peaceful man-made lakes were former tin mines.
- Bukit Larut (formerly known as Maxwell Hill) is a hill resort. Currently, tourists can reach the top by 4WD vehicles, or by hiking. There are stops at the end of the road with gas available for hikers to cook and eat there.
- Perak State Museum is the first museum in Malaysia.
- Kwan-Tung Hui-Kuan (Cantonese Association), founded in 1887 by Chung Keng Quee and others.
- Taiping Zoo & Night Safari
- Esplanade - for sports activities
- All Saints Church, Taiping
- Taiping War Cemetery
- British Resident's Residence (1877)
- Kapitan Chung Keng Quee's Townhouse on Barrack Road. It is now an antique shop.
- Bukit Jana Country Golf Resort, Kamunting
- Bukit Merah Laketown Resort
- Burmese Pool. It has a natural water slide.
- Tupai River(Sg Tugoh). Man made swimming pool using river water at the nearby Chinese Tiger Temple.
- Austin Pool. There is a very deep, square granite pool with a waterfall flowing into it.
- Taman Suria streams. Cool streams flowing down from Bukit Larut.
- Buddhist Retreat in Tupai Cemetery. Travelling to this retreat requires semi 4-wheel drive vehicles but the view from retreat is spectacular and peaceful.
- Gurdwara Sahib Taiping (Sikh Temple) - One of the oldest in Malaysia
- Chinese cemetery at Tupai Hokkien Tiong - Has a huge grave for the Chinese who lost their lives during the Japanese invasion
- Coronation Swimming Pool. Located at the foothill of Bukit Larut, the pool uses very cold mountain stream water, even on hot days.
- Taiping Public Library has numerous old and new book collections and is located near the Taiping Lake Gardens.
- Taiping Airport holds monthly (sometimes twice a month) parachute jumping programmes organised by Parachuters Club.
- Stadium Sultan Yusuf - An important venue for the Taiping football league.
- Hot water well (Air Panas) - Batu 9 off Jalan Trong (near Changkat Jering)
- Kuala Sepetang Wildlife Sanctuary
- Kota Ngah Ibrahim - in Matang
- Ng Boo Bee fountain - Jalan Air Terjun
- British War Cemetery, near Burmese pool.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Due to the booming tin-mining industry in the 19th century and its previous position as capital of Perak, Taiping was a pioneer in many fields, achieving many "firsts" in the country along the way. The list given by the Taiping Municipal Council records a total of 40 firsts in the country. From the earliest in 1844, these firsts are mostly either in monuments or events.
- Open tin mining activity in the peninsula (1844)
- Hill resort - Maxwell Hill (1844)
- Swimming pool - Coronation Swimming Pool (1870)
- Mosque - Masjid Tengku Menteri (1870)
- Rest house (1870)
- Artillery warehouse (1870)
- Magistrate's court (1874)
- Balai penghulu (1875)
- Resident's house (1877)
- Port - Port Weld (1877)
- English school - Central School Kamunting (1878)
- Police force (1879)
- Government offices (1879)
- Post and telegraph office (1880)
- Lake gardens - Taiping Lake Gardens (1880)
- Taiping General Hospital, private and government (1880)
- Club - New Club (1880)
- Club - Perak Club
- Railway station and warehouse (1881)
- Museum - Perak Museum (1883)
- Market building - Taiping Markets (1884)
- Prison - Taiping Gaol(1885)
- Railway track - from Port Weld to Taiping (1885)
- Turf club - Perak Turf Club (1886)
- Anglican church - All Saints Church, Taiping (1886)
- English girls' school - Treacher Methodist Girls' School (1889)
- Clock tower - Taiping Clock Tower (1890)
- Esplanade - Esplanade (1890)
- Malay newspaper - Seri Perak (June 1893)
- English newspaper - Perak Pioneer (July 4, 1894)
- Tamil newspaper - Perak Verthamani (1894)
- Armed Forces - Malay States Guides (1896)
- Teaching college - Maktab Perguruan Melayu
- Ceylon association (1899)
- Punjabi association - Khalsa Diwan Malaya Association (1903)
- Indian association (1906)
- Recreation park - Coronation Park (1920s)
- Airfield - Tekah Airport (1930)
- Golf Club (some claimed in Southeast Asia)
- Library - Perpustakaan Merdeka
- Fire brigade
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Monday, January 11, 2010
Kami menyediakan tempat penginapan di Kg Expo,Kamunting,Perak
Hj Ahmad Azam Hj Abdullah (Penghulu)
- 2 bilik dengan satu attached bathroom + ruang tamu
- Katil queen
- Tv,wifi, iron, toaster,rice cooker,kettle,heater air mandi n peti ais.
- Parking di dalam pagar
- Berdekatan dgn stesen bas ekspress Kamunting,Kfc,kedai mkn dan 7Eleven
- Hanya 15 minit untuk ke bandar Taiping (Zoo Taiping,Taman Tasik Taiping etc)
- 20 minit ke Bukit Merah Laketown Waterpark,Kuala Gula Santuari Bird Park Semanggol.
- Satu bilik RM 100/malam (jadi klu nak sewa due bilik RM 200 la ye) :p
- Air cond pun ade dlm bilik..(xyah risau klu panas eh)huhu
Hj Ahmad Azam Hj Abdullah (Penghulu)