According to earlier history of how Sitiawan got its name, it was said to be derived from four elephants passing through this village. Suddenly, one of them disappeared from the herd.
Initially, the first alphabet of the vehicle registration number in Perak was not the letter A, but the letter PK.
The MCKK was established in 1905 by the British on the recommendation of Richard James Wilkinson, a colony education officer at the time.
The British began the steps in the construction of this Perak museum building in 1883.
How the first Sultan of Selangor was appointed as the ruler in Selangor and this story is closely related to the 16th Sultan of Perak which was Sultan Mahmud Syah II.
The sinking of Kampung Temenggor marks the end of an era where people lived at the riverbank which was over 300 years ago.
This fortunate state of Perak has 5 main dialects, namely North accent, Patani accent, Indonesian Archipelago accent, South Peninsula accent and the Sungai Perak Valley accent.
Recently, it has been viral on a social media site, Facebook, regarding mysterious events and experiences which took place in this stop. There are story of those who have stopped for prayers and some meal in 2013, while Tasik Raban stop has been completely closed in 2010.
We wanted to share the story of a famous lady in the history of the Sultanate of Perak.
What’s interesting on the outskirts of Kampung Bagan Baharu is that there is a giant-sized lake
There are some stories of the fall of the Gangga Negara government in the hikayat that has been recorded in the Sulalatus Salatin (Sejarah Melayu).
Perhaps many of us, especially those living in Gerik, still remember the calamities that resulted from the attempt of an armed force to overthrow the government in mid-2000.
Sate Bota or Mustafa Sate Bota are names that are familiar to the people of Central Perak owing to its maintained deliciousness since over 30 years backand the cheapest in the market.
This grand palace was once home to Raja Muda Perak and was also among the royal heritage.
There was once when, Ramly Bin Mokni, owner of Ramly Burger, bought a burger with a street vendor who was selling Ramly Burger brand but the latter did not recognize nor acknowledge the former.
A mansion which can be seen when we pass through Beruas town. It is located exactly opposite to Sekolah Kebangsaan Beruas, separated by the road.
This doesn’t mean that she’s unable to accept the fact of her beloved husband’s death rather she is relieved and acquiesced by the departure of her beloved husband. For her, this is how she remembers her husband daily by sending food to her husband's working place.
Osman Hamzah or better known as Pak Man Telo from Taiping, Perak was an organizer of the famous rapid rich scheme in Malaysia some time ago.
It is not a tombstone to represent a human’s body being buried at the front most saf in Kota Lama Kanan Mosque, rather merely a stone in remembrance of Sultan Mansur Syah 1 which is the 2nd Sultan of Perak from 1549 to 1577, who was said to have vanished while performing Friday prayer in this mosque.
Currently, the 30 feet long sleeping Buddha is buried underneath a village in Kampung Senawar, Kuala Kangsar, Perak.
Based on the story that has been passed down from one generation to another, Tok Kaduk is said to be a man whose ancestor traced back to the Siak royalty located in the Sumatera island in Indonesia. He went on a sail and finally decided to settle in Lambor, Perak.
Almarhum Sultan Ali Al-Mukammal Inayat Shah is the Sultan of Perak that is loved by all of his people. His Majesty Almarhum Sultan Ali is the 24th Sultan of Perak and has reign over Perak up to 6 years from the year 1865 to the year 1871.
Many people are unaware that there is a village in Malim Nawar named Kampung Tanjung Bangkong which contains a lot of historical treasures especially the coming and the settlement of the Japanese army to Tanah Melayu particularly in Perak.
Based on the book written by Abdul Halim Nasir which is currently being kept in the National Museum stated that before Sultan Muzaffar Shah I became the Sultan of Perak in 1525, they were Orang-orang Besar (local leaders) that governed every district in Perak.
The name Parit Buntar is said to have been taken from the name of a prominent leader named Tok Buntar.
Most youngsters nowadays do not know that Kazar started in the entertainment industry as a recording artist and he was very popular in the 1980’s.
Following the undying words of an English officer, George Maxwell once called the place as Mambang Di Awan due to the existence of a Mambang or angle that hailed from Gunung Bujang, Melaka.
As time passes by, our forgotten historical figures should be recognized not only to the people in Perak, but to the people of Malaysia as a whole and the figure is no other than the teacher that has taught religion to five Sultans of Perak.
King Billah is a rightful heir from the Mandailing Empire whom is both very wealthy and influential. He build a mansion that is known today as the Billah Castle or Istana Billah.
What is your opinion when we tell you that we have large fishes that can grow up to 5 foot human height located here in Sungai Perak?