Star2 Monthly Challenge: Mentakab’s interesting history

The railway bridge across Semantan River atop the original wooden bridge that was destroyed during World War II. Couples often take wedding photos here. Photos: Tan Ee Wah


Mentakab looks innocuous as one of the many townships in Malaysia but looks can be deceiving as still waters run deep. This town stakes substantial claims to fame, which I will attempt to flesh out here.

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