Pahang - State And Attractions | Pahang Darul Makmur is the 3rd largest state in Malaysia. Bandar Kuantan is a capital city for Pahang Darul Makmur.
Pahang bordered to the north by Kelantan, to the west by Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, to the south by Johor and to the east by Terengganu and the South China Sea.
According to the old story, in the old days in Pahang River opposite the village Kembahang, there is a large tree that fell Mahang wood horizontally across the river. Mahang tree derived from the name of the so-called state of Pahang's.
Old title for the state of Pahang is Inderapura, called Inderapura Pahang. Famous royal city until now the town and the state capital in ancient times, Kuala Lipis. Before the conquest by the Malacca Sultanate is known as Pura.
Districts in Pahang1. Kuantan
10. Kuala Lipis
11. Cameron Highlands
Pahang Attractions1. Cameron Highland
Cameron Highlands was well known as a highland resort in Malaysia. Located in southwest Pahang, this resort is rich with natural treasures and unique flora and fauna. Cameron Highlands beauty never fades even continues to amaze everyone.
Cameron Highlands got named after a British officer, William Cameron highlands discovered while doing the mapping survey in 1885.
2. Bukit Fraser (Fraser's Hill)
Fraser's Hill is truly an idyllic place for one to rest and to escape from not only the heat and humidity but also the hustle and bustle of city life. It is perhaps the prettiest of the Malaysian Hill resorts.
3. Genting Highland
It is nestled on a mountain peak (maximum elevation about 1,860 metres (6,100 ft)) within the Titiwangsa Mountains on the border between the states of Pahang and Selangor of Malaysia.
4. Taman Negara National Park
5. Pusat Konservasi Gajah Kebangsaan (PKGK) Kuala Gandah
Centre National Elephant Conservation funded by the Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia. Various efforts are being undertaken to improve the existing facilities either for research and development or for visitors to the center.
6. Pulau Tioman (Tioman Island)
Most visitors arrive by ferry from Mersing on the mainland. Bluewater Express operates the ferry services and its boats are fast and comfortable taking approx 1 hour 20mins to the first jetty.
7. Cherating - Beach area
8. Taman Rimba Kenong
9. Gambang Water Park
10. Bera Lake
12. Chini Lake
Pahang - State And Attractions