The Charming Taiping Lake Gardens

Taiping is one of my favourite places for domestic travel. I am particularly attracted by the charming Taiping Lake Gardens.

Lake Garden, Taiping

Lake Garden, TaipingOriginally a tin mining site, the Taiping Lake Gardens was established as a public garden in 1880. The abandoned tin mine was donated by Chinese capitalist and former Perak State Council member Chung Thye Phin (son of Chung Keng Quee) as a recreation park for public use.

420199_3260650637407_1301414663_3196908_1658305295_n 428711_3260683598231_1301414663_3196975_2009427718_nThe 64 hectare site was the first public garden in Malaya, and has been cherished for its beauty ever since its opening.

Lake Garden, Taiping

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Lake Garden, Taiping

Lake Garden, Taiping

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