Kuala Kangsar isn't just about its historical attractions. It is also home to traditional handicraft and delicious food you won't find anywhere else in Malaysia. Let's take a trip into the Royal Town with a local, and see the hidden gems that no map can tell you.
From tekat embroidery to keris crafting, the art of traditional handiwork thrives in Kuala Kangsar. These age-old skills are passed down from one generation to the next, through living heritages and cottage industries.
Kuala Kangsar, crowned the Royal Town of Perak since the 18th century, is a captivating mosaic of Malay heritage and tradition. Scattered around the small town are its well-preserved palaces, mosques and other historical sites, but there is more than meets the eye. Skilled craftsmen still live among its people: some who have forged the keris and wove embroidery for royalty, others who craft labu sayong or cook local favourites for the townsfolk.
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