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Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5 - Things to Know Before Visiting

9th KM, Jalan Tanjung Tualang, 31000 Batu Gajah, Negeri Perak, Malaysia

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About Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5

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.


Attractions Near Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5

Kellie's Castle
Kellie's Castle9.46km from Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5

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.

Gua Tempurung
Gua Tempurung15.07km from Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5

A popular cave among caving enthusiasts, it is one of the longest caves in Peninsula Malaysia with a length of more than 3 kilometers.

Sam Poh Tong Temple
Sam Poh Tong Temple19.84km from Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5

The Sam Poh Tong cave temple is located at Gunung Rapat on the southern edge of Ipoh. The temple was built in a raw limestone cave in the mountains located about 5 km from the city center and follows Buddhism.

Sultan Idris Shah II Mosque Ipoh
Sultan Idris Shah II Mosque Ipoh22.33km from Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5

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..

Han Chin Pet Soo
Han Chin Pet Soo22.39km from Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5

Han Chin Pet Soo is Malaysia's first Hakka tin mining museum managed by Ipoh World Sdn. Bhd. Located on the edge of Ipoh's Old Town. This unique museum encompasses approximately 5000 square feet over three floors. On display are artifacts, collectibles, ephemeral and also photographs from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Birch Memorial Clock Tower
Birch Memorial Clock Tower22.4km from Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5

The clock tower was constructed to commemorate James W. W. Birch, the first British Resident of the state of Perak and unveiled in 1909. It has a mother bell and four smaller bells which used to strike the chimes.

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