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Pangkor Island

Pangkor Island, Perak, Malaysia

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About Pangkor Island

The name of the island comes from the Thai 'Pang Ko', which means Beautiful Island. Pangkor Island lies within the state of Perak, about 85 kilometers from Ipoh (the 2nd biggest city of Malaysia), and about a 3-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur.



Attractions near Pangkor Island

Dutch Fort1.42km from Pangkor Island

The Dutch Fort is a fort in Pangkor Island, Perak, Malaysia. The ruins are the remnants of an outpost of Dutch attempts to control trade in the Malay peninsula. In the Malay language, the fort is called Kota Belanda.

Kompleks Sejarah Pasir Salak41.74km from Pangkor Island

The historical complex sits in the traditional Malay houses. It features various memorials erected to honor Malaysian heroes, as well as a watchtower, stage, cannon, etc.

Teluk Intan Leaning Tower53.76km from Pangkor Island

This 25-meter high tower in the small Perak town of Teluk Intan is Malaysia's answer to the Leaning Tower of Pisa. The tower is slanted leftward, similar to the Tower of Pisa.

Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 557.07km from Pangkor Island

The Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5 or TT5 is a former tin mining dredge in Batu Gajah, Kinta District, Perak, Malaysia. TT5 was used for 44 years until 1982 when the Malaysian tin industries declined due to the falling world's tin price, exhausted tin deposits and high operating cost. In 2012, the facility was closed due to water leakage.

Kellie's Castle64.1km from Pangkor Island

The unfinished, ruined mansion, was built by a Scottish planter named William Kellie-Smith. According to differing accounts, it was either a gift for his wife or a home for his son.

Sultan Idris Shah II Mosque Ipoh70.21km from Pangkor Island

Sultan Idris Shah II Mosque is the state mosque of Perak, Malaysia. It is located on a piece of land near the Birch Memorial in Ipoh..

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Area with diverse tropical rainforests and an equatorial climate.