Taiping, the town dubbed as Bandar warisan or Town of Eternal Peace has a special serene atmosphere of its own was principally a tin mining town and the former capital of Perak. It has many attractions which include Taiping Lake Garden, Bukit Larut, Taiping Zoo and Night Safari and the oldest museum in Malaysia - The Perak Museum.
Located at the foot of Bukit Larut, the Taiping Lake Garden is of the loveliest man make lake in country and ex-1st Golf course in Malaysia. A popular recreation center for adults and playground for children frequented by both local and foreign tourist as a “must- visit” in Taiping. Its serene beauty and quietness surrounding gives one the feeling of relaxation and peace of mind which lend credence to the meaning of Taiping "Town of Eternal Peace".