Mangga Tunggal Palace

The Mangga Tunggal Palace was originally inhabited the father of the late Pahang Queen who at that time was also the first Chief Minister of Pahang. The name of Mangga Tunggal is taken from the mango tree planted at the palace area that only produces only one fruit each season.

The construction of the palace was built in 1920 completed in 1934. It was constructed by a skilled Malay craftsman called Awang Mat Ali. This one-story palace which made of wood and the stone pillars still stand till today and is located near the Abu Bakar Palace.

The Mangga Tungga Palace used to be the residence of His Highness Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah before the Sultan moved to his new residence at the Abu Bakar Palace in 1974. This palace is where His Highness was born in 1930. This palace is also where the current Sultan Pahang whom is Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah was born and raised.

Image by : Warisan Melayu Pahang

Operation Hours

The inside of the Palace
It is not open to public.

The Palace’s Surrouding area
Daily: 7.00 a.m – 7.00 pm


Entry to the palace is prohibited. However, people are free to take pictures from the outside.


Kampung Padang Manggis, 26600 Pekan, Pahang, Malaysia.

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Hear From Others

This historic wood and stone palace dates to 1920 and is painted blue.


This is Istana Mangga Tunggal, an old palace named after a mango tree that bore only a single fruit every season.


The Mangga Tunggal Palace holds a lot of past history. One of them is, here is where Tengku Ahmad Shah was delivered by his mother, Tengku Fatimah on 24th October 1930.


Nearby Attractions

Bukit Ibam Blue Lake

Tasik Biru

Image source : Ctiey Husna

The blue lake is the largest and the deepest quarry lake ever recorded. The mining activity had increased the amount of soluble solid and heavy metals in the water. The chemical reactions between the rocks and the soil caused the water to look mesmerizing blue.

Rompin Entertainment Beach

Pantai Hiburan Rompin

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Rompin Entertainment Beach or known in Malay as Pantai Hiburan is a long white sandy beach located alongside the casuarina trees. The beach is a popular picnic spot for families and friends who wants to relax and enjoy the scenery.

Tioman Island


Image source : Katja Hasselkus

The most famous island in Pahang is Tioman Island. It is also one of the most beautiful island in South East Asia. The island offers a relaxing experience with its tropical setting surrounded by a fascinating deep blue water for you to explore.

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