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Perak : Northern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
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  Ipoh (State Capital):
 
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  Tourist Attraction
  Gunung Korbu Forest Reserve
  The Lost World Of Tambun
   
  Gerik:
 
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  Tourist Attraction
  Rafflesia Wonderland
  Royal Belum Forest Reserve
  Temenggor Lake
   
  Gopeng:
 
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  Gua Tempurung (Cave)
  Kampar River White Water Rafting
   
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  General Info
 
  Tourist Attraction
   
  Kuala Kangsar:
 
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  City Attraction
  Deer & Ostrich Farm
  Keris & Parang Making
  Tekad Benang & Labu Sayong
   
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  Pulau Pangkor Island
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  Teluk Batik Beach
   
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  General Info & Attraction
   
  Taiping:
 
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  Bukit Larut
  Kota Ngah Ibrahim
  Malaysia Oldest Prison
  Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve
  Old Clock Tower
  Perak Museum
  Rustic Kuala Sepetang
  Taiping Lake Gardens
  Uniquely Zoo Taiping
   
  Tapah:
 
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  Kuala Woh Recreational Park
  Lata Iskandar Waterfall
  Lata Kinjang Waterfall
  Sungai Klah Hot Springs
 
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PERAK - NORTHERN REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA
KUALA KANGSAR : Tekad Benang & Labu Sayong
 
 
TEKAD BENANG EMAS
 

Mastered only by several villagers living just outside the palace grounds, the art of Tekad or embroidery was once taught to all girls on reaching puberty and this handiwork was passed from mothers to daughters. The goal was for the girls to create beautiful embroidery pieces to be worn or paraded for her own wedding ceremony.

 

Traditionally, gold thread is embroidered on velvet pieces, which are later used to make sets of splendid looking clothing's, decorative gift sets, cushion covers, wall decorations, betel nut boxes, pillowcases, hand cushions, and beddings. The craftsmen are able to create wonderful motifs from their surroundings and the patterns are normally inspired by flora around their environment.

 
 
LABU SAYONG - WATER VASSAL
 

Sayong is a village located on the eastern bank of the Perak River and it is the production centre of the famed Labu Sayong - a traditional earthenware water vassal.

 

The vassal is black in colour and has a unique gourd-shape that is said to cool water stored in it apart from imparting minerals that are believed by locals to have curative effects on certain ailments. Labu Sayong is made from very fine clay soil, which is pounded into fine powder after which water is added and the mixture kneaded and shaped into its unique form. It is then dried in the sun, and then baked in a kiln after which it is burnt in paddy husk, until it turns into a rich black colour. At Kampung Kelapa Bendang in Sayong is a thriving cottage industry producing and selling this craft. It is approximately 15 km from Kuala Kangsar. This is perhaps the best place to get these vassals at bargain prices. There are also other attractive earthernware decorative items made and sold here.

 
 
 
KUALA KANGSAR : Tekad Benang & Labu Sayong
PERAK - NORTHERN REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA