Thursday, February 16, 2012

Kuala Lipis From Wikipedia (, the free encyclopedia search Kuala Lipis is a big town in Pahang, Malaysia with a population of 200,000. It is located in the district of Lipis. Contents: 1 History 2 Travel 2.1 Interesting Sites 2.2 Nature 3 Notable Personalities 4 External links History: History Kuala Lipis was a gold-mining center before the British arrived in 1887. In 1898 it became the capital of Pahang until 1953. During this time, grand colonial buildings, such as the imposing District Offices and the Clifford School, and the Pahang Club were built. The hilltop house of the British Resident is now a hotel and museum. The town grew and prospered with the coming of the railway in 1924. However, in August 1955, the state capital was shifted to Kuantan, and Kuala Lipis fell into a decline. It is now a sleepy and picturesque town with reminders of a once important past. Travel: Travel Interesting Sites Kuala Lipis old town. Hilltop house of the British Resident. Lipis District old Office. Old Railway Station. Clifford School. Rumah Banjir. Pahang club. Lipis Zoo. Sungai Jelai. Kuala Lipis new town. Lipis District new Office. Muzium Warisan Lipis. Hilltop house of Bukit Bius. Hutan Lipur Terenggun Nature: Nature From Kuala Lipis you can go to Kenong Rimba Park, which is about 10 km away. It is a forest reserve, accessible by train or boat. It is a good place for trekking and caving. How to get there: From Kuala Lipis take a train or car to Kampong Batu Sembilan. From here you take a boat for 30 minutes journey to Tanjung Kiara Jetty. From here you either can walk (trekking) for about one and half hour to base camp or take a 4 wheel drive for only 20 minutes. Activities: There are several activities can be done at this park such as caveing, jungle trekking, night walking, hill climbing, birds and animals observation. Notable Personalities The current Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Tun Razak was born in Kuala Lipis. TUN Ghazali Shafie was born in Kuala Lipis Malaysian pop diva Siti Nurhaliza was also born here. Her family still lives in Kuala Lipis and the house she built for them became the talk of town as it was rumoured to cost millions of ringgit. It has now become a tourist attraction. The town council even provided directions to the house on a signboard and made parking space for tour buses available near the house. Recently, her wedding reception for friends and fans here was made an official function for the whole town by the council. A Malaysian Adventure Kuala Lipis - just before the outbreak of the 2nd World War.Advanced Media The only known personal site about living in Kuala Lipis. Features recent happenings and news. *Also can go to Kg. Budu to see a Historical Place of Mat Kilau like "Telaga Mat Kilau" and "Kubu Mat Kilau). The distance from Kuala lipis to Kg. Budu just 30 minit by drive a car. The water of "Telaga Mat Kilau" so cool. At Kg. Budu also can see bieutiful hill we call it "Bukit Raya" which alot of "Depotricop Tree" can see there.* (New Story which I add myself). See The Original Articel can see here:

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