Famous for its traditional Malay pottery & crafts, regal palaces and buildings with architectural interest, the Royal Town of Kuala Kangsar is a little city with a bigger cultural heart.


Get an authentic taste of original handmade laksa and differentiate between the taste of laksa telur sarang. Telur sarang is a crispy egg yolk omelette which resembles a nest.

The first rubber tree in Malaysia is still standing in Kuala Kangsar city and was part of 11 earliest seedlings brought from Brazil in 1877 by an English botanist, Henry Nicholas Ridley. It was later replanted near the Kuala Kangsar District Office during World War II.

Embark on a journey of discovery through Perak Sultanate history as you walk through the majestic gallery of the Sultan Azlan Shah Museum with a combination of Moorish, Renaissance and neo-classical architecture. Formerly known as Istana Hulu and Istana Kota, the gallery focuses on the history of 34th Perak Sultan, Sultan Azlan Shah – the only ruler becoming Lord President of the Federal Court – the highest judicial position in Malaysia.