When you speak about Kangar, normally people will immediately bored off because they thought Kangar is lacking in offering great attractions. But the reality is far from what they expected. There are places that will keep you busy while you are stopping by in Perlis for a while. For newcomers who haven’t been to Perlis even once then you should at least visit one of these places which I recommended to you so you can get the true feeling and then learn a bit about Perlis. Every place has its own uniqueness and Perlis is no exception. Give it a try and you’ll suddenly find yourself to be addicted with its beauty and authenticity.
For first timers, I think it would be a pleasant journey for you to stop by at Museum Kota Kayang. The museum is very well presented and possessed some history about the area. It is quite good for learning purpose. Furthermore, the garden here is pleasant so you can relax here a while before you start your journey. B giving you a glimpse of Perlis’ history, the museum is by far a must visit for all the tourists who happen to be in Perlis. The museum is located besides the mountain so you can easily spot it from afar. For history buff, don’t waste your time and hurry here to get all the dose of Perlis’ history right at this place!
Next on the map will be the Perlis Vineyards, the iconic place to be visited once you arrived in Perlis. The vineyard is located at the outskirts of the town so you will need a car to get there. The farm has become increasingly popular and also is surrounded by other recreational places such as Snake Park, Herbs Farm, Bukit Ayer Recreation Park and Kelam Cave. It is a perfect place for sightseeing and you can discover different kind of grapes available here. After the sightseeing, you can buy some grapes to take home after the sightseeing. Most of the grapes are in high quality, fresh and seedless.
Next on the list is Perlis State Park, the park is surrounded with thick lush forest, sheer cliff faces and extensive cave system. Filled with rich and extensive flora and fauna which is now being protected and persevered, the main purpose of the park is to act a learning and recreational place for public. The park is also heavily trek by nature lovers, be it the night trekking or day trekking along the Prince of Denmark and Rainforest trails. Besides trekking, bird watching is also one of the most popular activities here due to wide range of birds’ species available right here for all bird lovers to discover.
If you are looking for a place where you can unleash your shopaholic alter ego, you must visit Wang Kelian market. This market is the most visited markets in Perlis and always crowded in the weekend. It is located in the borderline between Thailand and Malaysia, draws out crowd especially on Sunday is a true unique international shopping experience for tourists. Some of them even sell the famous “pulut ayam” a spicy fried chicken rice and also there are endless supply of fresh fruits and vegetables available on offer and continues to remain exceedingly popular with the locals around the place.