Taiping, located in the state of Perak in Malaysia, has a unique past. This illustrated guide provides an overview of the vivid history of Old Taiping. It captures the pioneering mining days, the turbulent Larut Wars, its achievements as the vibrant capital of Perak to what it is today. It also records the many firsts in the Malay States achieved by Taiping (as the then state capital of Perak) in the areas of education, transport and communication, recreation and publications. Today, Taiping still continues to offer the serene beauty of Lake Gardens and Larut Hill Resort. The book offers two walking maps to guide a visitor through Taiping town and Lake Gardens to taste the charm of this tranquil town.
AuthorsTeoh, Alex E. K.
PublisherAlex Teoh E. K.