Perigi Tujoh

State Selangor
LocationNorth of Rawang, near Serendah
Coordinates and map N03° 21.82' E101° 36.76'
Water SourceStream
Waterfall ProfileArtificial
AccessibilityDrive-by

Once there was a waterfall...

The Sungei Serendah, a tributary of the Selangor River, can be seen flowing quietly near the former mining town of Serendah. In earlier days there were large boulders here where the river dropped down in seven (tujoh) whirlpools.

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As this situation was considered dangerous for bathers, it was decided to 'landscape' the river, replace the boulders with a dam, and keep a memory of the seven whirlpools by letting the water flow down in seven channels.

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The Seven Wells

The result is quite attractive, although nowadays mostly only four of the seven wells are operating. Of course the question is, where does the water go?

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The Seven Falls

After plunging down in the "wells", the water appears again from the dam.

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At the time of our visit only four wells and falls were working.
Quite a number of fish could be seen trying to travel upstream. How could they know that even if they would have succeeded in jumping the falls, the wells were still waiting for them as an impossible barrier?

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Check if you need a permit before planning a waterfall trip. More information here

Waterfalls can be dangerous ! Always take care about your safety

Visitor Comments


carsam 16-05-2015
My visit here on 14th. May, 2015 would update you on these 7 magnificent wells. The Selangor government has done a good job in maintaining this as a Tourist attraction.I couldnt recognised this site as I was here about 30 years ago. The site is very well maintained & good news, all the 7 wells are sucking well. The sound of the sucking wells has a therapeutic effect. You sit here hours upon hours to calm your nerves.I have a video & some pictures. How can I load inside here ?
crashdude 20-09-2013
poor fish.. trying hard to get over... T_T
rizz 14-07-2010
first time i see this picture, next day i plan my trip to this 7 well and serendah fall (just near). The area was calm, nice but the 7 well has spoilt with rubbish, and big metal scrap into the well. The well is now guarded by a fence.(i did not see in picture). but overal nice place to visit!!
Alan Tan 14-09-2008
The place is now dirty, with the usual floatsam given the housing estate upstream. Plastic bottles and shards of beer bottles from chugging teenagers make barefoot walking a fairly dangerous activity. Also note that locals consider that tree lined avenue off limits in the evening because the area is considered unclean. If you are willing to take a drive across the road... into the Orang Asli settelement and take the road to the end, about a 5 km run... you will start to see waterfalls once the road turns from tar to hardpack. This place is fairly safe as the waters do not rise up too much during downpours. Usual caution will take you far.. .read logs and sticks. At the end of the road, you will see a complex complete with kiosks and toilets. Stay away from the toilets. Go upstream. Cars can handle this road.
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