Located at a crook of Perak River, Kuala Kangsar is the royal town of the Perak state in Malaysia. It has a population of about 39,000 people. It is a peaceful and well preserved town and is one of the most attractive royal capitals in the country. Back in the 1800s, when Sultan of Perak still ruling the place, it had ordered to build his first royal palace by the riverbank. It is something extraordinary as most rulers would select their vantage points where it is far away from enemy approach. The palace is named “Istana Seri Sayong”.
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Visitors can get to Kuala Kangsar conveniently either by car or by train. The main road to the town is by using the North-South Expressway from Kuala Lumpur and head towards Ipoh. It is approximately 30 kilometers from the north of Ipoh. For those who likes to embark on a train journey, you may take the Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) which offers daily services from Kuala Lumpur and Penang to Kuala Kangsar.