Raub is a small town in Pahang that is known historically as a gold-mining site. The town is believed to have been founded by a father and two sons who cleared the jungle and established a settlement.
Not long after settling in the area, the boys discovered gold ore which was easily extracted. The gold ore could easily be extracted by hand, leading to the site being called Raub, from the Malay word "raup", meaning to "remove by hand".
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Most of the places of interest around Raub are waterfalls, among them Jeram Besu, Lata Jarum and Lata Lembik. Another recreational area is Pulau Chekas or Chekas Island. This is an island in the middle of a river. The area is popular with the locals who come for picnicking. Also not too far from Raub is Fraser's Hill.
Visiting Raub, PahangTake the Karak Highway (E8) to either the Bentong West Interchange (Exit 808) or the Bentong East Interchange (Exit 810, then continue on Route 8 to reach Raub.
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