PLACES OF INTEREST

Nature and Adventure

Pahang Silk Weaving Centre

Pahang proudly boasts of the quality of its silk produced here at Pulau Keladi, Pekan. Its traditional intricate weaving method has been passed down for generations. A wide array of silk scarves and fabrics are on sale at the centre.

Pulau Keladi Cultural Village

Located in the royal town of Pekan the cultural village primarily consists of the 'kampung' house where tun abdul razak was born, the tun abdul razak memorial hall the penghulu's (village chief) office and the Pahang Silk Weaving Centre.facilities available in the cultural village include a recreational area by the river, a service counter, an exhibition and display centre, handicraft and souvenir stalls, malaysian style food and refreshments, public restrooms and carpark.

State Museum

A visit to Pekan would not be complete without browsing around the State Museum. Located at jalan sultan ahmad, the museum houses a fairly large collection of ancient chinese glassware and ceramics. The old history of Pahang and its ancient kings is also well documented here.

The Royal Palace

While Kuantan is the administrative capital of the state of Pahang, Pekan is its royal capital. PLACES OF INTEREST include The Royal Palace, the State Museum and silk weaving centre. The ruler of Pahang, his royal highness the sultan, resides at the magnificent palace in Pekan. A stopover to view this authentically fascinating malay palace is worth your trip to Pahang. If you happen to be there during the celebrations of the ruler's official birthday on 24th of october, you would be able to witness the annual outburst of culture and tradition of this special town.

The Tun Razak Memorial Hall

Dedicated to the second Prime Minister of Malaysia, this memorial hall houses some of the late Tun Abdul Razak's personal effects and memorabilia. Completed in 1994 the showcase depict aspects of the life of Tun Abdul Razak, an historic figure in the early days of the nation's development. The house where Tun Abdul Razak was born has been rebuilt on its original site and in the exact style of the day. The house displays the characteristic 3 section construction, comprising a threshold, the 'ibu rumah' (the house proper) and the kitchen. Measuring 8.5 metres by 14.15 metres, it offers the visitor a life like experience of the atmosphere of a typical Malay village house at the turn of the century.

Kota Gelanggi

one of the highlights of activity in this area is Kota Gelanggi cave adventure. explore the 150 million year old historical and mythical cave complex and its unique fauna, flora and rock formations. The magnificent cave chambers are among the best in this region. Visitors will be able to experience what tropical limestone caverns are all about, with their myriads stalagmites and stalactites and strangely shaped formations.

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Fraser's Hill

Genting Highland

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