Pasir Salak

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For the federal constituency represented in the Dewan Rakyat, see Pasir Salak (federal constituency).

Pasir Salak is a mukim and historical riverside town in Perak Tengah District, Perak, Malaysia, about 45 minutes from the state capital, Ipoh, where an important event in Malaysian history took place. In an uprising against the colonial presence, J.W.W. Birch the first British resident in Perak, was murdered by the local statesman Dato Maharaja Lela and Sepuntum. Today, Pasir Salak is also the name of the parliamentary constituency.

Notable places[edit]

  • J.W.W Birch Memorial
  • Pasir Salak Mosque
  • Kutai Traditional House (Rumah Kutai)
  • Makam Sepuntum
  • Dato Maharaja Lela Memorial
  • Birch's murder site
  • Jetty
  • Pasir Salak historical tunnel
  • Perak's Menteri Besar Gallery
  • Pasir Salak Resort