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Taiping is one the oldest town of Perak dating back to 1870s. The name "Tai Ping" means in Chinese, "Great Peace" after a war between two clan houses of immigrant Hakka and Cantonese Chinese tin miners called "Ghee Hin" and "Hai San".
Taiping wasa center for a region important in tin mining, rice planting and rubber planting.
Taiping is laid back town with a glorious past. It was the old capital of Perak. The Taiping Museum and Taiping Prison were "first class" in those heydays of late 19th century and early 20th century.
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