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“local food”(3 reviews)
“royal museum”(6 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Jalan Istana, Kuala Kangsar 33000, Malaysia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I never thought KK to have something to offer but passing through it recently gave me a different insight into what it could offer tourists and I felt a twang of guilt that not many is being said about the treasures buried deep in the...More

3  Thank SoloLadyTravel
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Ipoh – Kuala Kangsar – Ipoh NSE (North-South Expressway) Ipoh (N) to Kuala Kangsar = RM3.50 (Approximately 30 minutes to 45 minutes journey) Sultan Azlan Shah Gallery entrance fee = RM4.00 (Malaysian) -Located on highland/hill and nearby a river -Where you can view and know...More

5  Thank GlobeTraveller90
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Based on the name itself, my expectation and mission is of course to explore the most unique palace there (build without a single metal nail and as per picture). Understand the age of it and coming in may cause further damage, but at least to...More

Thank LythmeeW
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed at a homestay for 2d1n. As Kuala Kangsar was hosting an annual event, most hotels, resorts and homestays were fully occupied. Managed to get a homestay a day before visiting Kuala Kangsar. It is easier to go to KK using the PLUS highway. But...More

Thank CeBadr
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Not the most impressive 'royal' area that I have ver seen but still quite god and well worth having a look.

Thank LizzyLeeton
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

This is Istana Kayangan @ Istana Kenangan @ The Royal Perak Museum which was built with no nails. Unfortunately we did not get to go in and see it up close. It is under refurbishment. We will be back.

1  Thank Jo-AnnKYTan
Reviewed 30 September 2017

It was closed when we arrived there, the museum looks so attractive and brilliant, even not so big. I am sure with the completion of the renovation, the museum shall be one of most important points for tourists, specially for those from overseas

Thank whitej_11
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The old palace museum was closed for renovation during our visit but from the outside it is spectacular. We also visited the Mosque and Royal Gallery. The mosque is a spectacular building which is deceptively large on the outside but with a relatively small prayer...More

1  Thank Connoisseur2012
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Kuala Kangsar is Perak royal District, historical town. Attraction points including royal palace, labu sayong, victoria bridge, Ubudiah mosque & pavilion tower. Local food also interesting

Thank leecK9330OU
Reviewed 30 March 2017

There is so much information and history can we get in here. The place are clean and easily to find since its not big area. In every point you can walk or using rental bicycle.

Thank Ucuuyana
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The 1st palace , used as a temporary residence of the Royal family while awaiting for the massive palace to be completed. This palace is completely built out of wood and no nails was used in the building. Superb architecture. Unfortunately not maintained well and...More

1  Thank 676cht
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This a very beautiful and clean place to stroll around if you have the time. There is a proper network of paths that will take you through a few parks and jetties along the Perak River. Along the way, you'll also come across a few...More

1  Thank Adrian F
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