Kangar Tourism

(For an ancient Turkic tribe, see Kangly. For largest ancient Central Asian state, see Kangju. For the village in Iran, see Kangar, Iran.)(For the federal constituency represented in the Dewan Rakyat, see Kangar (federal constituency).) Kangar is the state capital of Perlis, Malaysia. It has a population of 48,898 and an area of 2,619.4 ha. It is located in the northernmost point of Peninsular Malaysia and is situated by the Perlis River. The centre of Kangar is Sena Province, which is referred to by few locals as 'Uptown Sena'. The town is the smallest state capital in Malaysia and its inhabitants are mostly farmers and civil servants. It is believed that the name Kangar was derived from a species of hawk named Kangkok or Spizaetus Limnaetu.


This warm abode of Kangar is a delightful place to visit in Malaysia. The nearest major city to Kangar is Penang Hill. Add Penang Hill to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si, Pinang Peranakan Mansion. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Kangar.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Kangar.

Kangar Trip Planner

Plan your customized day by day trip plan for Kangar. Choose from various experinces categories as adventure, romantic and family and kids friendly for your trip using using Kangar trip planner.