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Located 30 miles from Kuantan, the Royal Town of Pekan is a history-rich town in Pahang, reported to have been in existence since the 17th century. It is the oldest township in Pahang. There are several places of interest located within the town. Visitors can visit the Sultan Abu Bakar Museum, which serves as a repository of historical and culture artifacts. Here, visitors will get detailed information of the rich history of Pahang through the museum’s well-documented exhibits.
For a taste of Malay architecture, visit Sultan Abu Bakar Palace, the official residence of the state’s sultan. Get ready for some photography at the beautiful arch gate of the palace. Next, head to the Royal Pahang Silk Weaving Centre where visitors will be introduced to the various range of silk products and see how silk is methodologically woven. The weaving centre has been there for about 200 years and their weaving techniques have been passed down for generations.
As Pekan is located at the mouth of Pahang River, water transport has dominated the history of transportation and communication of the town. Visit the Watercraft Gallery to view various water crafts that were used as mode of transport and to carry goods into and out of the town through the times.
All pick-ups and drop-offs are made at selected hotels within the city centre only. A surcharge will be imposed for pick-up and drop-off from outskirt hotels (this surcharge will be advised at the time of enquiry/booking)