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Kampar is a town in Perak, Malaysia.

Get in[edit]

Train - There is a train station on the outskirts of town

Bus - The bus station is in the middle of town with buses coming from Ipoh, Tapah, Teluk Intan, Malim Nawar and towns along the way. Some express buses also make stops here.

Car - Follow the Federal route 1. If you are using the PLUS Expressway, you need to exit the Expressway at Tapah (south of Kampar) or Gopeng (north of Kampar).

Get around[edit]

Train - Take a train to Ipoh if you can wait.

Bus - Buses take you northbound to Kuala Dipang, Gopeng, Simpang Pulai, Ipoh; southbound to Temoh, Tapah; to the coastal town of Teluk Intan, passing by Mambang Diawan, Ayer Kuning, to nearby town of Malim Nawar.


  • The new UTAR (Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman) is just outside the town, next to KTAR (Kolej TAR)
  • Visit the old Chinese temple
  • Drive the windy road up the slope to the hospital grounds for a good view of Kampar town
  • Drive (or trek) up to the Kampar waterfalls




Kampar is renowned as a food paradise for lovers of Chinese food

Kampar is the origin of Claypot Chicken Rice, Kampar Chicken Biscuit (different from the Bidor Chicken Biscuit), Kampar Bread Baked Curry Chicken

Chinese restaurants - the famous 3: Yau Kee (previously Chat Kee), Kam Ling and Chiew Yin

Food to try: Claypot Chicken Rice Bread baked curry chicken Kampar fishball noodles Kampar beefball noodles Kampar porkball noodles Chee cheong fun Kampar fried kuey teow Beef tendon noodles Lo shi fun



  • Grand Kampar Hotel, Bandar Baru Kampar
  • Kampar Homestay, Taman Perak Jaya, in between Bandar Baru Kampar and Old Town
  • Kam Tai Hotel, located at the entrance of Golden Dragon Garden)
  • Metro Hotel, town centre
  • Oriental Hotel, town centre
  • Hotel Fully Well

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