Spectacular natural cave with wonderfully breezy shady benches to sit on and admire the view, sweet monkeys in the car park, lovely lush gardens with lily pad lake.
Well cared for old town bustling with restaurants and local food vendor that you will be spoil for choice. Easy to get around and has night market on weekends.
he country’s first Hakka Tin mining Museum, Han Chin Pet Soo Museum is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Ipoh. The entry to the museum is only allowed to the club members and their guests and the tour appointments can be made online. The museum exhibits the highlights of tin mining process of the early days. It also tells about the unethical activities of the club members in the past named as Four Evils that enticed the Hakka miners. The exhibits also tell in detail about the journey of Hakka people from China to Ipoh.
An interesting place to visit because it is authentic and still well-visited by locals from near and far. It is one of a few temples in the area built into the cliffs, and good representation of architecture of these temples. Buy some vegetables at the entrance to feed the tortoises in the courtyard; surprisingly fun activity.
Good for family but a bit dificult to decide as the young wants cold, which parents wants the hot spring. Not forgeting the mini zoo and the mine attraction added knowledge to the young ones
Sitting atop a hill which was a rubber estate earlier, the Kellie’s Castle was built by William Kellie Smith, who wanted his home in Malaysia to be just like his home in Scotland. Set amidst the lush greenery, the ruins of this huge castle exudes an aura of mystery and believed to be haunted. The castle also believed to have several hidden rooms, passages and underground tunnels. Today the castle is a popular tourist attraction in Ipoh. The construction was halted because of Kellie’s death. It also houses a statue of William Kellie Smith in white suit and hat.
Perak Tong Cave Temple is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Ipoh. Surrounded by the scenic landscape this cave fast first discovered in 1926. Since then the place has grown to be known amongst the best cave temples and famous tourist spots. Inside the temple sits the 40 feet tall Buddha statue. On the edges are four smaller statues of guardian deities. The cave walls are adorned with colourful frescos and Chinese calligraphy.
The Gua Tempurung cave is one of the attractions that let tourists dive into the deeper and darker mysteries of the past. Covering a total length of about 4.5 Km, the cave is one of the longest in Malaysian Peninsula. Here you can find three huge chambers as well as magnificent structures of stalagmites and stalactites.