'Lost World of Malaysia': Low-key Unesco site set to welcome tourists

Lenggong is home to sites that contain evidence of prehistoric settlements dating back nearly two million years. ST PHOTO: RAM ANAND
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LENGGONG, PERAK - A little-known town in Malaysia's northern Perak state is ready for its share of tourists, a good decade after it was listed as Malaysia's fourth Unesco site.

Lenggong, located some 80km north of Perak's capital Ipoh, is hardly a mainstream tourist attraction, unlike Penang or Melaka, the two other Unesco sites in Peninsular Malaysia.

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