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Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Gua Ngaum, Lenggong


Gua Ngaum is located at the Bukit Kepala Gajah limestone complex at latitude 5° 07.46’ north and longitude 100° 58.72’ east, 89 meters above sea level. 

This cave was discovered by researchers from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1990, was named ‘Ngaum’. 

During its discovery, it was said that a leopard (harimau kumbang) had roared from the mouth of the cave. 

Archaeological findings uncovered evidence that the cave had been in use 7,000 to 6,000 years ago through discovery of food deposits, stone tools and broken earthernware. 

Getting Here 

By Road 
Lenggong is located on Route 76 which links Kuala Kangsar with Baling. To reach it from the North-South Expressway (E1), exit the highway at the Kuala Kangsar Interchange (Exit 143). From there take Route 76 in the direction of Baling. This site is situated at the limestone complex at Bukit Kepala Gajah. 

Who To Contact 
Jabatan Warisan Negara Zon Tengah 
Zuraini bt Zamri 
Phone: +6019-567 2455 

Pusat Informasi Pelancongan Hentian R&R Raja Muda Nazrin, Tasik Raban Lenggong 
Phone: +605-7512350


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