Taiping
in Perak, Malaysia

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
4.850 and 100.733 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 4° 50' 59" and E 100° 43' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Ringgit - MYR
Spoken languages:
Malay, English, Chinese, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:37 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:08 am and 7:23 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-4.963 and -79.274 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Huaquillas
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Delve into Taiping

Taiping in Perak with it's 217,647 habitants is located in Malaysia about 135 mi (or 217 km) north-west of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital town.

Current time in Taiping is now 03:37 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuala Lumpur with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Taiping, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Malaysia is Taiping (Tekah) Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Malaysia is Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley in a distance of 22 mi (or 36 km), North-East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ipoh, George Town, Tanah Rata, Betong and Alor Setar. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Novotel Taiping Perak

Address
0,6 mi
1 Jalan Tupai Perak Darul Ridzuan
34000 Taiping
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Novotel Taiping Perak

Address
0,7 mi
No. 1 Jalan Tupai
34000 Taiping
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Regency Hotel Seri Warisan

Address
0,3 mi
2453 Jalan Convent
34000 Taiping
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


SSL Traders Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
Jalan Medan Perwira Satu,Medan Perwira no. 43
34600 Taiping
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Beverly Hotel

Address
1,1 mi
Lot 1421, Jalan Istana Larut
34000 Taiping
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Potato Hotel

Address
2,6 mi
Lot 11512 Jalan Kampung Dew
34700 Taiping
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Vistana Micassa

Address
0,7 mi
No.18 & 20,Jalan Taming Sari
34000 Taiping
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 92 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 56%
Air Pressure 1007.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Monday, 22nd of April 2019

33°C (91 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Tuesday, 23rd of April 2019

32°C (89 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Wednesday, 24th of April 2019

33°C (92 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Driving around Taiping Lake Garden 2013 (4k video)

Published: May 22, 2014
Length: 22:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: megatrend007

在太平湖绕了一圈. 马来西亚 太平湖公园. Established in 1880, the Taiping Lake Garden is one of the oldest garden in Malaysia. This 62 hectares of park is also known as Taman...


Flemington Hotel Taiping, M'sia

Published: December 14, 2009
Length: 29:01 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Unclassified

Flemington Hotel sits right within the vicinity of Taiping Lake Gardens, of course, some of the hotel rooms got a fantastic view of the Lake Gardens regardless of day or night. link : http://www.y...


Majlis Graduasi MRSM Taiping 2012 (Part 1)

Published: December 31, 2013
Length: 37:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ahmad Naif

Graduation Day for Batch 28 of MRSM Taiping at Taiping Perdana Hotel.


Taiping Lake Garden (Malaysia)

Published: August 19, 2008
Length: 07:39 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Pearl Helvezia

Taiping city is in the peninsular of Malaysia. This garden is just a part of the city and the lake was previously a tin mine. (Photography by Norgita)


Taiping Heritage Fun Ride 2014

Published: March 03, 2015
Length: 25:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MI CA

Taiping Heritage Fun Ride 2014.


Mazda Club Malaysia - Zoo Taiping Charity Event & Toyo Tires Malaysia 2014

Published: June 15, 2014
Length: 09:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MX5MY

31st May 2014, Penang and Taiping, Malaysia Mazda Club Malaysia invited MX5MY alongside other Mazda owners for a day out with two orphan homes! 5 MX-5s + 1 BT50 from MX5MY attended the ...


Zoo Taiping 2012 太平动物园 (HD)

Published: January 03, 2012
Length: 45:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: megatrend007

recorded with nokia N8 (720p) Zoo Taiping (Malay for Taiping Zoo) is a zoological park located at Bukit Larut, Taiping, Perak, Malaysia. Established in 1961, Taiping Zoo is the oldest Zoo...


Taiping Letter Head, Poster, Note Pad, Card, Letter Paper, Printing, Delivery in Perak

Published: December 09, 2013
Length: 51:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: KD TrafficSign

http://www.KengDesign2u.com ○ Email : kengdesign2u@gmail.com ○ Tel : 05 466 7954 Taiping Letter Head, Poster, Note Pad, Card, Letter Paper, Printing, Delivery in Taiping Perak Malaysia...


ALYA AFIQAH : Taiping :

Published: May 28, 2012
Length: 18:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kimi Gawneth

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Lion Dance Performance At Tesco Taiping During Chinese New Year 2015

Published: February 28, 2015
Length: 38:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: tekkaus2u

Got to see how Tesco Taiping ushered a good year with exciting lion dance performance.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Taiping War Cemetery

The Taiping War Cemetery (Malay: Tanah Perkuburan Perang Taiping) is the final resting place for Allied personnel who were killed during World War II, particularly the Malayan Campaign and the Japanese occupation of Malaya. Servicemen who died after the war or during their posting in northern Malaya prior to the Malayan Emergency are also interred here. The cemetery is located in Bukit Larut, Taiping, Perak, Malaysia and was erected and maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Located at 4.85861, 100.757 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cemeteries in Malaysia, Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries

Kamunting

Kamunting is the biggest satellite town in Taiping's Larut, Matang dan Selama district, Perak, Malaysia. It is also the biggest industrial town in Taiping and is famous mainly for being home to the Kamunting Detention Center a prison camp for detainees under the Internal Security Act, many of whom are held without trial for an indefinite period.

Located at 4.88333, 100.733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Perak, Terrorism in Malaysia

Changkat Jering

Changkat Jering is a small town in Perak, Malaysia. It is near the larger town of Taiping. It connects Taiping to the North-South Expressway via the southern exit. Changkat Jering is famed for its big weekly evening market on Saturdays. Changkat Jering is situated within the parliamentary constituency of Bukit Gantang.

Located at 4.78333, 100.717 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Perak

Terong

Terong is a small town in Perak, Malaysia. The town is located between Changkat Jering and Pantai Remis. It is famous for the quality of its water and the presence of a waterfall. Tin was also mined there until 1980. It had Chinese, Malay and Tamil primary schools but the numbers have dwindled considerably. The village is surrounded by plantations of rubber and palm oil trees. Many quaint shops exist in the village centre.

Located at 4.71667, 100.733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Perak

Padang Rengas

Padang Rengas is a small town in Perak, Malaysia. The town is located about 15 km from Kuala Kangsar town. It has a police station, railway station, rural health centre, market and Schools ~ SJK(C) Khiu Min, SK Tun Dr. Ismail, SK Perempuan & SMK Tun Perak, including a Technical-based education school. Padang Rengas has a major cement manufacturing complex and surrounded by rubber estates.

Located at 4.76667, 100.85 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Perak

Taiping Airport

Taiping Airport is an airport in Taiping, Malaysia. It is located at Jalan Muzaffar Shah formerly Creagh Road, Assam Kumbang and also called as Tekah Airport. The airport was built in early 1929, this wooden structure aerodrome was the first airfield in the state of Perak and also in Peninsular Malaysia. The airstrip can accommodate the Fokker planes only, because the landing strip is too short for modern aircraft to land and take off. Taiping Airport is the oldest airport in Malaysia.

Located at 4.86639, 100.715 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Malaysia, Buildings and structures in Perak, Airports established in 1929

Jerlun

Jerlun is a small town in Perak, Malaysia. It is located in Kuala Kangsar.

Located at 4.73333, 100.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Perak

Simpang Empat (Semanggol), Perak

Simpang Empat or Simpang Ampat or Semanggol is a small town located in Perak, Malaysia. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:4|57|N|100|38|E||| |primary |name= }}

Located at 4.95, 100.633 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Perak

Kamunting Detention Center

Kamunting Detention Centre is a prison camp located in Kamunting, near the town of Taiping, Perak, in Malaysia. The prison is used by the government to detain and interrogate persons arrested under the Internal Security Act (ISA). The detention is also known as Malaysia's Supermax prison or Maximum security prison. It is alleged that this is the site where the Malaysian authorities would hold up political prisoners, usually from the opposition, and conduct torture against detainees.

Located at 4.90917, 100.737 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Prisons in Malaysia

Zoo Taiping

Zoo Taiping (Malay for Taiping Zoo) is a zoological park located at Bukit Larut, Taiping, Perak, Malaysia. Established in 1961, Taiping Zoo is the oldest Zoo in Malaysia. It is one of the major zoological parks in Malaysia. It covers 34 acres and exhibits 1300 animals representing 180 species of amphibians, mammals, and reptiles. It also has a night safari. As the only zoo in North Malaysia, it tends to receive a large amount of visitors.

Located at 4.85389, 100.733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Zoos in Malaysia

Taiping Prison

Taiping Prison, originally called The Perak Prison and better known as "Taiping Gaol", was established in 1879 and is the first and oldest modern prison complex in Malaysia. It was also the largest prison complex at the time. In 1881 Seikh warders were brought in to assist Malay warders and vocational trainers were brought in from Hong Kong to introduce useful industry in the prison. In 1882 there was an exercise to place prison inmates into categories. In 1889 a European warder was appointed.

Located at 4.86056, 100.748 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Prisons in Malaysia, History of Perak, British Malaya

Taiping Lake Gardens

Taiping Lake Gardens is the first public garden established during the British rule in Malaysia. The garden is located near Bukit Larut, and is equidistant to the town centre and the Taiping Zoo.

Located at 4.85389, 100.733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Parks in Malaysia, Gardens in Malaysia

Sekolah Menengah Sains Raja Tun Azlan Shah

Sekolah Menengah Sains Raja Tun Azlan Shah or SERATAS is a boarding school located 3 km from the town of Taiping, Perak, Malaysia. It is situated at the foot of Bukit Larut (Maxwell Hill). The school covers an area of 51.9 acres and was founded on 1 January 1982 under the Rancangan Malaysia Ketiga (RMK-3). The school was formerly known as Sekolah Menengah Sains Perak and as Sekolah Menengah Sains Taiping or SEMESTA.

Located at 4.853, 100.752 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Fully Residential School in Malaysia (SBP), Schools in Perak

2009 Perak bus crash

The 2009 Perak bus crash was an accident that happened on December 26, 2009 at 1.23 am on a Sani Express bus which carried 48 people. The incident happened when the bus was heading from Klang to Kangar skidded and crashed into the divider of Malaysia’s North-South Highway in this capital of northern Perak state which resulted 10 passengers being killed. The driver of the bus, Mohamed Kamil Mohamed Rashid (37) has been charged with reckless driving.

Located at 4.99102, 100.662 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bus accidents in Malaysia, 2009 road accidents, 2009 in Malaysia

Districts of the same city

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Taipeng, Taiping, Taipingo, TPG, タイピン, 타이핑, Bandar Taiping, Тайпин, தைப்பிங், 太平