Perak has many famous places that attract tourists all over the world such as Concubine Lane, Lost World Of Tambun and many more. Those places are a must visit places in Ipoh if you’re exploring Perak. However, don’t you ever get bored with the same recommendations? Want to go visit hidden places in Perak?
Here are 5 hidden places in Perak for you to explore!
Hidden Places In Perak
1. Pasar Karat Ipoh (Loken)
Pasar Karat Ipoh is also known as Loken by the locals. The word Loken was actually phrase from a name which is Look Ing, a building where they used to sell all type of merchandise, but currently they are at Memory Lane.
|Location||Jalan Horley, Kampung Jawa, 30300 Ipoh, Perak, (Gerbang Memory Lane)|
|Operating Time||7:00 am until 11:00 am (Only on Sunday)|
|Attraction||Along the lane, there are many people who are selling antique and vintage items. There are also variety of merchandise sold at the location|
|Reminder||It is recommended to arrive early because of the limited parking space and also to avoid traffic jam|
This place is famous for locals, but tourists should visit one of this hidden places in Perak as well, especially collectors who enjoy memorable items.
2. Gerbang Malam Ipoh
Gerbang Malam Ipoh is a 1 km night market that lights up the whole road of Jalan Dato Tahwil Azar. Anything you would like to buy, you could try to find it there. They sell all types of goods such as clothes, gadgets, skincare, even animals like rabbits can be found in Gerbang Malam Ipoh.
|Location||Jalan Dato Tahwil Azar, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh, Perak|
|Operating Time||8:00 pm until 12:00 am (Monday until Saturday)|
|Attraction||All sorts of merchandise are sold with a reasonable price|
|Reminder||Prepare some cash because not all stalls are equipped with QR Code, debit card, and credit cards type of payment|
Enjoy one of this hidden places in Perak to shop while seeing colourful lights from the shop and stalls along the road.
3. Papan, An Abandoned Village
Papan is a village that lives a few communities of people, but it used to be a busy tin mining town where the village was alive and not abandoned and being covered by nature.
|Location||Located near Ipoh and Batu Gajah|
|Attraction||You can enjoy the scenery and take pictures of abandoned historical buildings that give out a dystopian vibe|
|Reminder||The village is not completely deserted, so please mind the privacy of the villagers there|
Papan is one of the hidden places in Perak that should be visited by all, to be reminded of the history that happen at Papan Village.
4. Turtle Conservation And Information Center
One of the hidden places in Perak is where we can see the turtles up close. This is the sanctuary for those adorable creatures. It is used to be known as Segari Turtle Sanctuary but has officially changed its name as Turtle Conservation And Information Center on 16 April 2011
|Location||Pusat Konservasi dan Penerangan Penyu, Teluk Ketapang, 32300 Pulau Pangkor, Perak|
|Operating Time||9:00 am until 6:00 pm (Tuesday until Sunday)|
|Attraction||Visitors will be able to learn about the turtles in depth and visit the turtle nest to see it hatch. If you’re lucky and come during the right time, you might have the chance to see the release of turtle babies to the sea|
This is one of the perfect hidden places in Perak to spend time with your family while learning about turtles.
To find out more about Turtle Conservation And Information Center, please visit their Facebook.
5. Fireflies at Kampung Dew
Who would have thought we could see flickering fireflies in Perak as well? Most people knew about fireflies at Kuala Selangor, but there is also at Kampung Dew, Perak.
|Location||Kampung Dew, 34400 Simpang Empat Semanggol, Taiping, Perak|
|Operating Time||8:00 pm until 10:00 pm (Every day)|
|Price||Ferry rental : RM80 (Can fit around 7 people)|
|Attraction||Beautiful scenery of fireflies flying|
|Reminder||Recommended for visitors to wear long sleeves shirt to avoid getting bitten by mosquitoes|
Fireflies at Kampung Dew should be visited by not only tourists but local because of its beautiful and rare view of fireflies in Perak.
These are 5 hidden places in Perak that should visit with your family, friends and even loved one. These are perfect places to enjoy your quality time together. So, visit those hidden places now and experience it yourself.
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