Arau

About Arau


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Arau is the royal city of Perlis, located about 10km from Kangar state capital. This town is quite accessible as the Changlun РKuala Perlis highway cuts through the city heading towards the coastal lines of Perlis.

Important details


  • Accessible by bus and train
  • 3-hour drive to Sultan Azlan Shah Airport

Sights and Activities


Royal Palace :

The Royal Palace is situated across the State Mosque, not far from the Arau railway station. Visitors are prohibited from entering the premises, but photos can be taken from beyond the fences.

State Mosque :

The State Mosque is located just opposite the Royal Palace. The highlight of the mosque is its architecture which reflects Moorish influence. The mosque can accommodate a capacity of about 7,000 people.

Arau Bus Terminals


  • Hentian Arau


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Arau Bus Booking


Bus travels to and from Arau to many other cities has never been easier. There are several bus services at convenient timings from Arau that are available for booking online on CatchThatBus or via mobile app which can be downloaded for free on Google Play or App Store.