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Perak
Perak
Darul Ridzuan
Kedah
Gunung Semanggol
(North Bound)
KM196.0
Bukit Gantang
(North Bound)
Gunung Semanggol
(South Bound)
KM194.6
Bukit Gantang
(South Bound)
KM224.8
Sungai Perak
(South Bound)
KM226.0
KM249.3
Sungai Perak
(North Bound)
IPOH
KM249.3
Tapah
(North Bound)
Tapah
(South Bound)
KM331.2
KM332.3
Menara Condong Teluk Intan
Selangor
Previously known as a tin mining state, Perak is now more
famous for its cave temples, the oldest museum in the country,
the leaning tower and Malaysia’s first ever night safari.
Ipoh, the state capital is famous for its Sar Hor Fun noodle soup
and Hainan chicken rice. Tambun is well-known for its pomelos
and The Lost World of Tambun theme park. For those yearning
a sight of royalty, they can visit Kuala Kangsar, the royal city
of Perak, which houses the Istana Kenangan and Istana
Iskandariah - the latter being the official castle of Sultan Perak.
For historians, the state museum in Taiping, which is the oldest
in Malaysia is also worth a visit. Other places of interests include
Pangkor Island, Royal Belum, Taiping Zoo & Night Safari and
Kellie’s Castle.
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Gunung Semanggol RSA
(South Bound)
Background
Highway users from the north can stop to rest and relax at the
Gunung Semanggol RSA (South Bound) at KM194.6 before they
proceed downwards to the Taiping Zoo and the splendid Taman
Tasik Taiping.
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Themed Laman Tropika, this RSA
offers beautiful landscape and
tropical trees. Here, highway users
are recommended to try Soto Ayam
and Kurma Kambing at the openspaced food court.
Similar to other RSAs, the Gunung
Semanggol RSA (South Bound) is
equipped with various facilities for
families to relax and rest before
continuing their journey.
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Signature Food
Gunung Semanggol RSA (South Bound)
Stall
Stall
Menu
7
Senyum Sokmo
Kurma Kambing
Zalina binti Ijai
Stall 11
Selera Warisan
Zaimah binti Ahmad Sinin
Soto Ayam
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Tourist Destinations
EXIT 148
TAIPING UTARA
Zoo Taiping
EXIT 148 TAIPING UTARA • 14KM
Located at Bukit Larut, Zoo Taiping is the
oldest zoo in Malaysia and is the first to host a
night safari experience.
The famous zoo is home to 2,000 animals from
160 species including mammals, reptiles,
birds and fishes.
The night safari offers an incredible
experience of showcasing wildlife activities at
night.
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EXIT 148
TAIPING UTARA
Taman Tasik Taiping
EXIT 148 TAIPING UTARA • 13KM
Visit the Taman Tasik Taiping, which is situated about 13km
away from Exit 148. Historically, the lake park was built over an
abandoned tin mining site, which was opened in 1880 - making it
the first public park in Tanah Melayu at the time.
Huge angsana trees, which are over 100 years old, frame this
beautiful park with their roots dipping the surface of the lake. The
park hosts 10 fascinating lakes and ponds.
Additionally, there are also a Lotus Lake, a mesmerising bridge,
jogging tracks, and reflexology paths, surrounded by tropical
plants, flowers, trees and wildlife. There is also a roller blade rink
and pedal boat service - perfect for family activities.
at Gunung Semanggol RSA
(South Bound).
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Bukit Gantang RSA
(North & South Bound)
Background
Stopping by at the Bukit Gantang
RSA is like stepping into a village
filled with tropical fruits. It is a
must for you to buy some of these
fruits before continuing your
journey.
That’s after you taste some of the
homemade meals available here,
which include Nasi Kerabu, Nasi
Dagang, Gulai Ikan Masin or Rojak
Buah.
Facilities provided here such
as surau (prayer rooms) and
public restrooms toilets are
clean and comfortable, all for the
convenience of the customers.
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Signature Food
Bukit Gantang Lay-by (North Bound)
Stall
Stall 14
Menu
D’Citarasa Pantai Timur
Abdul Halim bin Salleh
Local Fruit Stalls
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Nasi Dagang and
Nasi Kerabu
Bukit Gantang Lay-by (South Bound)
Stall
Stall
Menu
6
Stall 16
Yusof b. Bakar
Rojak Buah
Mak Lang D’Village
Gulai Ikan Masin
Normah Abdul Rahman
Local Fruit Stalls
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Tourist Destinations (North Bound)
E X I T 1 4 6 CHANGKAT JERING
Bukit Larut
EXIT 146 CHANGKAT JERING • 10KM
Standing at 1,250m above sea level, Bukit Larut is the dampest
area in the country, receiving over 500cm of rainfall a year.
The temperature ranges around 15º Celsius in the morning
and around 10º Celsius at night.
Behold a plethora of beautiful and vibrant flowers here
including the rare giant fishtail palm trees and the golden
sunflowers.
On a bright sunny day, visitors can head towards the peak with
a jeep and witness the breathtaking view of the peninsular
shores and the Straits of Malacca, which extends to Penang
in the North and Pangkor Island in the South. The view is even
more remarkable at night.
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Tourist Destinations
(South Bound)
E X I T 1 4 3 KUALA KANGSAR
Masjid Ubudiah
EXIT 143 KUALA KANGSAR • 10KM
Situated at the Bukit Chandan Royal Cemetery in the royal city
of Kuala Kangsar, the mosque was built by the order of Sultan
Idris Mursyidul Azam Shah, 28th Sultan of Perak, as part of his
fulfillment of nazar.
Regarded as one of the most beautiful mosques in Malaysia, its
architecture consists of the golden dome and interesting minarets
that epitomizes the beauty of Islamic architecture, complemented
by other minarets standing at 126 feet each and surrounded by the
domes which center lines are 60 feet deep.
The shape of the walls highlights a huge main dome at the center,
accompanied by four balconies with their own dome, eight main
minarets and 16 auxiliary minarets. It is said that all the domes
and minarets signify the prominent figures in the past called the
Orang Besar-Besar: Orang Besar Ampat, Orang Besar Delapan and
Orang Besar Enam Belas.
at Bukit Gantang RSA
(North and South Bound).
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Sungai Perak RSA
(South Bound)
Background
Leveraging on the fascinating view of the famous Sungai Perak, the
Sungai Perak RSA (South Bound) is certainly one of the favourite
stops for highway users. Located at KM249.3, the RSA offers a
complete line of facilities for visitors.
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The RSA is equipped with a viewing
tower, which enables customers to
view the Sungai Perak and Sultan
Azlan Shah Bridge. There is a variety
of stalls offering local delicacies,
fruits, crafts and products from the
‘Orang Asli’.
From Exit 140 Ipoh Utara, highway
users can take their families to
Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang
waterfall or the Lost World of
Tambun theme park.
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Signature Food
Sungai Perak RSA (South Bound)
Stall
Stall
Menu
4
Selera Ria
Ikan Tilapia Goreng
(Fried Tilapia)
Telur ayam kampung bersama roti
Kari Itik untuk
(Duck sarapan
Curry)
Mama Terra One-G Ent.
bakar istimewa
Nasrul Yusrizam bin Ahmeddi Kafe Jong Berlaboh
Ahmad Samin bin Noordin
Stall 11
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Tourist Destinations
EXIT 140
IPOH UTARA
Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang
EXIT 140 IPOH UTARA • 1KM
Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang spans up to
30.35 hectares of land with 14.16 hectares of
lake.
Two limestone hills, Gunung Lang and Gunung
Bilike, along with three man-made lakes
create a picturesque background. Ultimately,
the main attraction here is the man-made
waterfall at the peak of the hill.
Customers can also cross the lake for a
beautiful view of the scenery, feed the fresh
water fishes or even visit the traditional
homes and camp out at the nearby area. This
magnificent place is only located 1km from
Exit 140.
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EXIT 140
IPOH UTARA
Lost World of Tambun
EXIT 140 IPOH UTARA • 18KM
Lost World of Tambun is the first water theme
park in Perak. It is surrounded by Tambun’s
greeneries and limestone hills, making it one
of the main attractions in Ipoh.
Fill of adventurous and interesting activities,
the Lost World of Tambun is suitable for the
whole family.
The theme park also houses a natural hot
spring, ‘Tiger Valley’, ‘Tin Valley’ and ‘Petting
Zoo’.
at Sungai Perak RSA (South Bound).
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Sungai Perak RSA
(North Bound)
Background
Located on the riverbank of Sungai Perak at KM249.3,
the RSA offers complete and comfortable facilities,
suitable for all highway users either during weekdays
or weekends and festive seasons.
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A viewing tower overlooking Sungai Perak and the Sultan
Azlan Shah Bridge is among the various facilities provided
here.
Customers can also enjoy the ever popular and delicious
Laksa Kuala and Ikan Patin Masak Tempoyak.
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Signature Food
Sungai Perak RSA (North Bound)
Stall
Stall
Menu
5
Selera Pak Wer
Ikan Patin Masak Tempoyak
Mohd Azrul bin Alias
Stall
7
Cha Noodles
Sariah binti Zakaria
Laksa Kuala
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Tourist Destinations
E X I T 1 4 3 KUALA KANGSAR
Pesisiran Sayong
EXIT 143 KUALA KANGSAR • 10KM
Pesisiran Sayong, located at Sayong
Lembah, offers visitors the chance to
cross the Sungai Perak via boat ride
from Kuala Kangsar. Alternatively,
visitors can also travel via local road
from Kuala Kangsar.
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This 6-hectare area offers various
facilities including a jetty, gallery, a
craft center, restaurants and tourist
bay. Pesisiran Sayong is also planned
as the centre of water-related
activities such as kayaking and water
rafting.
E X I T 1 4 3 KUALA KANGSAR
Jambatan Victoria
Exit 143 Kuala Kangsar • 18km
The 114 year old bridge, also known as Jambatan
Enggor, is a railroad bridge in Kuala Kangsar that
crosses Sungai Perak. Built in 1897, it is also the
earliest railroad bridge in the country.
The bridge took three years to complete before
it was officiated in 1900 in a ceremony attended
by the Sultan of Perak at the time, Sultan Idris
Mursyidul Azam Shah.
The bridge completed the railroad track between
Enggor and Kuala Kangsar and was fully utilised
in 1910 until 2002.
at Sungai Perak RSA (North Bound).
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Tapah RSA
(South Bound)
Background
Tapah RSA (South Bound) is one of the most popular rest and
service areas on the North-South Expressway.
Kuala Lumpur bound customers from the North will usually
stop here due to its strategic location and facilities.
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Located at KM331.2, this street
mall-themed RSA offers the
ambiance of an open-space
shopping mall. Stalls and
facilities are conveniently linked
via a covered walkway.
Fruit stalls and other stalls
selling niche products are
some of the attractions here.
Customers craving for donuts
and ice creams can drop by
at Dunkin Donut and Baskin
Robbins outlets which are
operated here.
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Signature Food
Tapah RSA (South Bound)
Stall
Menu
Stall
6
Stall
7
Express Stall
Goh Beng Sim
Cafeteria Idaman
Fatimah Ghazali
Mee Kicap
(Soya Sauce Noodle)
Mee Bakso Special
(Special Bakso Noodle)
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Tourist Destinations
EXIT 130
BIDOR
Menara Condong Teluk Intan
EXIT 130 BIDOR • 25KM
The leaning tower of Teluk Intan is unique due to its
resemblance to the leaning tower of Pisa in Italy. Standing
at 85 feet, the tower features 110 stair steps. Despite being
built in 1885, the 130 year old tower still stands strong at
the heart of Teluk Intan.
Previously used as a reservoir tank to supply water to the
locals, the tower is also equipped with a big clock that
chimes every 15 minutes. The tower appears to lean to
the northern direction due to an overbearing weight of the
water, thus regarding it as the second leaning tower in the
world. While it is no longer used for its original purpose,
the tower now becomes one of the most famous tourist
attractions Teluk Intan.
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EXIT 130
BIDOR
Kompleks Sejarah Pasir Salak
EXIT 130 BIDOR • 35KM
For those who are into history, Kompleks Sejarah Pasir
Salak is definitely a perfect place to visit. The complex
was built to commemorate the local pre-independence
warriors : Dato’ Sagor and Dato’ Maharaja Lela, who led
the locals to fight for freedom from the British. There
is also a memorial built to specifically mark their heroic
acts, in the form of a sword and a knife - the weapons used
to assassinate J.W.W Birch, a British Resident in Perak at
that time.
Other the attractions at the large complex include J.W.W
Birch Monument, Si Puntum’s Tomb, Dato’ Maharaja Lela’s
Tomb, Lela Rentaka Monument, Pasir Salak Mosque, Time
Tunnel and two Kutai houses (Perak traditional house)
which are filled with historical artifacts and local cultures.
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at Tapah RSA (South Bound).
Tapah RSA
(North Bound)
Background
While heading North, do stop by at the Tapah RSA (North
Bound) and enjoy fantastic facilities. Located at KM332.3, the
Street Mall themed rest area offers various facilities and a
range of stalls and restaurants.
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If you’re craving for a meal
with a difference, Sizzling Wok
features the delicious Nasi
Berlauk Ayam Cili Kering (Dried
Chilli Chicken with Rice), while
Pak Tam Restaurant serves
its signature Nasi Bukhara
Kambing.
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Customers can also shop
for fresh local fruits such as
guava, mangoes, starfruits
and pomelos, all at reasonable
prices.
Signature Food
Tapah RSA (North Bound)
Stall
Stall
Menu
6
Sizzling Wok
Leong Teik Wai
Nasi Berlauk Ayam Cili Kering
(Dried Chilli Chicken with Rice)
Restoran Pak Tam
Nasi Bukhara Kambing
Tuan Haji Ruslin bin Ibrahim
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Tourist Destinations
EXIT 132
TA PA H
Lata Kinjang
EXIT 132 TAPAH • 18KM
From Exit 132, customers can
visit Lata Kinjang, a remarkable
and popular landmark in Tapah
and one of the highest waterfalls
in Malaysia. Lata Kinjang can
also be clearly seen from PLUS
Highway.
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The main attraction is its series
of waterfalls, which drop at 100
metres to the bottom. You can
also visit the orchid and bamboo
gardens located nearby.
EXIT 132
TA PA H
Hutan Rekreasi Kuala Woh
EXIT 132 TAPAH • 15KM
Located 15km away from Exit 132, Kuala Woh Recreational
Forest is among the popular forests to be visited. Walk
through the nature trails and discover the many species of
flora and faunas here.
Kuala Woh Recreational Forest offers plenty of trail paths
for visitors to explore the beautiful sceneries and at the
same time, behold the Raja Brooks moth in its natural
habitat. The amazing forest also houses picnic areas near
Lubok Merbau natural hot spring, as well as a 30-metre
canopy walkway across Sungai Batang Padang that
provides astounding view.
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at Tapah RSA (North Bound).