Travel Guide to Ipoh

Ipoh is a city in northwestern Malaysia, located in Perak. It is known as a gateway to the Cameron Highlands hill station. Meanwhile, Ipoh is also the fourth largest city in Malaysia. It is a well-known gourmet paradise, and thats one of the reasons you will have to visit to Ipoh.

Attractions

Lost World of Tambun

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Located in Sunway City Ipoh. It is a popular theme park included with natural hot springs, tropical jungles, 400 million years old limestone formations as well as 7 fun park attractions. This is a kid-friendly attraction that you can bring along your family and children to have a weekend vacation.

Kellie’s Castle

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Killie’s Castle is located in Batu Gajah, Kenta District. Kellie’s Castle in fact believed to be haunted as there are several ghost-sighting reports. It has a marvellous background story of how despite many plans of a stately personal palace, the building was hit by absolute bad luck and tragedies all of the times, and lead to the uncompleted constructions until today.

Concubine Lane

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Concubine Lane is one of the most visited lanes with the interesting history of more than 120 years. There are many cafes, pop up stalls, souvenir shops as well as dessert houses in that area waiting for tourists to explore. Formerly, it known as an old corner in the city with its coffee shops, but it has been transformed completely and became a tourist attraction and you will experience jam-packed on weekends. You can find many interesting stalls to check out, especially if you are a social media blogger or photographer.

Perak Tong Cave

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Perak Tong Cave Temple is one of the most popular tourist points in Ipoh. It was surrounded by the scenic landscape and discovered in year 1926. Then the place has grown to be known amongst the best caves temples in Ipoh and became a famous tourist attraction. There is a Buddha statue with 40 feet tall inside the temple.

Birch Memorial Clock Tower

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Birch Memorial Clock Tower is a beautiful white and black structure which built in year 1909 as a memorial for J.W.W. Birch (the first resident in the city). On the top of the tower have four whitewashed figures, representing four of the virtues of British Government. Besides, there are also a large 6 feet and 6 inches bell along with another four smaller bells on the tower.

Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple

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Sam Poh Tong is a well-known cave temple situated in Gunung Rapa. It is an inspiring work of art and is trusted to be the largest cave temple of the country. The temple has many Buddha statues and figures of other deities scattered all over the cave. The front of the temple constructed with a beautiful garden with a pond.


Food Recommended

Taugeh (Beansprout) Chicken Rice

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  • Ong Kee Bean Sprouts Chicken Restaurant
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Ipoh White Coffee

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  • Nam Heong White Coffee
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Curry Mee

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Tau Fu Fa

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Cendol

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Yong Tau Foo

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Popiah

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Tong Sui Kai

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