Maxwell Hill, Perak
Bukit Larut, formerly known as Maxwell Hill, is a renowned Malaysian highland destination. Located at an elevation of 1,250 metres above sea level, approximately 10 kilometers from Taiping town in Perak; it is the wettest region in the world, with the highest rainfall. Bukit Larut is also home to Malaysia's oldest hill station, which was designed in 1884 by William Edward Maxwell, a British Assistant Resident in Perak, to provide a cool refuge for colonial officials. Bukit Larut is a perfect choice for those seeking to avoid the heat and humidity of Malaysia's lowlands, with daily temperatures varying from 10 to 25 degrees Celsius.