Perlis, Malaysia · 19 hotels available
No. 135, Persiaran Jubli Emas,, Kangar, Malaysia, 01000
6, 8 & 10, Jalan Satu, Taman Desa Repoh, Jalan Kangar - Arau, Arau, Malaysia, 02600
Lot 8101, Mukim Utan Aji, Persiaran Wawasan, Kangar, Malaysia, 01000
PT 1231, Kampung Ujung Matang, Jalan Jejawi Permatang, Mukim Jejawi, Arau, Malaysia, 02600
Tuanku Syed Putra Stadium, or formerly known as the Stadium Utama, is located in the heart of Kangar Perlis. With the capacity to withhold a good number of 20,000 people, with seating capacity of 5,000, it was opened in 1995. This multipurpose stadium is mainly use to hold soccer matches and it is the home base for the local club, the Perlis FA.
The stadium went through a major renovation in the year 2013 in preparation for 17 th Sukan Malaysia (SUKMA). The SUKMA was held in May 2014 and officiated by the Raja Perlis, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Ibni Al-Marhum Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail. It was also then, that the original name of this beautiful stadium was changed from Stadium Utama to Stadium Tuanku Syed Putra.
As Perlis does not have any airports to date, the nearest one is located 52 kilometers away in Alor Setar. From the capital city of Perlis, this one and only stadium in the state, is situated a mere two- kilometers away, only a short six minutes’ drive.
If you’re into nature and going through caves, this is definitely a destination worth drive-up of 25 kilometres. Kelam Cave is one of the most distinct caves in Malaysia. Made up of limestones, this cave is 370 meters long and is completed with a wooden walkway for a cave walk. Used to be a tin mine, this cave is a favourite for a trip into a concert of natural sounds among the locals and tourists.
Another trip through the nature, Hutan Lipur Bukit Ayer offers a stunningly beautiful, crystal clear stream for a quick (or maybe long) soak after a hiking into the equally mesmerizing green panoramas of the forest. It is equipped with a prayer room, a playground and even stalls for a quick recharge for the body. Hutan Lipur Bukit Ayer is less than twenty minutes away from the stadium by car.
A gallery that holds paraphernalia of the royal family of Perlis and also their history, it is located a mere 10 kilometers away from the city of Kangar. It is beside the Royal Palace of Perlis, the official residence of the royal family.
A trip to Perlis is much better done in April until June, when the mangoes trees are finally produce their delicious, sweet fruits. Harum Manis, is among the sought-after fruits in the rest of the Malaysia and during these three months, they are everywhere in Perlis. With the price that hovers around RM50-60 per kilogram, a trip to Perlis is not completed without a taste of this fruit.
Every state has their own signature delicacies and for Perlis, most of their favourites can be found in Kuala Perlis. It’s also the birth place of their signature laksa, the Laksa Kuala Perlis. A short drive of for about 20 minutes, Kuala Perlis is the destination if you are looking for a great taste of seafood and laksas. In Kuala Perlis also, you can catch a ferry to Langkawi, and yes, they have ferries that can carry your cars too.
Hotels and motels are abundant in Perlis and here are some suggestions.
An upscale hotel and located just a little bit more than kilometer from the stadium, it is in the bustling city of Kangar, making your travels easier from one attraction to another. It offers luxurious, and yet still keeping the essence of heritage, in your stays. High rated by many for their cleanliness and comfort, this choice can make your trip to Kangar a little bit more special and perfect.
Who doesn’t know this hotel brand that available in every state in Malaysia? 10 minutes out from Bandar DiRaja Arau, this hotel offers a good service for the money. Spacious, clean room and great service will be waiting for you at this hotel. Hospitality at this hotel is the spirit of what Malaysia is all about. The name really does suit the service.