No. 3B, Jalan Bukit Desa 5,
Taman Bukit Desa,
58100 Kuala Lumpur
Taiping is known as the capital city of Perak. It is home to approximately 200,000 residents and is Perak’s second biggest town after Ipoh. The town is accessible by train, bus and car. As Taiping is a small town, it can be easily explored just by walking. A number of historical attractions are located in Taiping such as the Kwan-Tung Hui-Kuan (Cantonese Association) and Kapitan Chung Keng Quee’s Townhouse. The famous Taiping Zoo & Night Safari and Bukit Larut can also be found in Taiping.
Schools in Taiping are made up of government or public schools, private schools and international schools. The language of instruction in public schools is the official language of Malaysia, Malay. Mandarin and Tamil are the languages of instruction at vernacular schools. On the other hand, international schools in Malaysia use English as its language of instruction. Public and private schools cater to students in primary and secondary levels. Majority of international schools cater to primary and secondary levels. Several international schools have preschool and pre-university levels.