Apart from these attractions and the local delights, the artworks on the walls of Ipoh are also another wow factor which contributes to its emerging popularity. Bringing back soul to the old town, City Council of Ipoh and OldTown White Coffee have collaborated to make a series of murals called “Art of OldTown”.
A dedication to J.W.W.Birch, the first British Resident of Perak, is found beneath the bronze bust of Birch in the north-facing niche. The clock tower has one mother bell, 6 ft 6 in. in diameter and weighing 10 cwt., and four smaller bells weighing together 10 cwt., which used to strike the chimes of Big Ben.
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If you appreciate little things and enjoy little places, it’s good idea to visit Wife Lane and First Concubine Lane as they are still relatively untouched and “original”, before they become too similar to Concubine Lane. If you are traveling to Ipoh, consider booking your Ipoh Hotel with Traveloka.
Royal Belum State Park According to World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Royal Belum State Park "is composed mainly of pristine tropical rainforest, with many river systems, and small grassland areas, some abandoned agricultural plots, and Tasik Temengor, a large man-made lake.
Funtasy House Trick Art is a great bonding place for family & friends. More than 20 trick art perform by local artist, in your unexpected way. Funtasy = Fun + Fantasy. We hope that your journey in our Gallery would be a wonderful and happy one. Looking towards your visit! Come and Discover it at Jalan Market, Ipoh Perak.
Within the D.R. Park grounds is a “Japanese Mini Garden”, which was officially launched on 30th June, 1995, to mark the relationship between Ipoh and sister city Fukuoka, Japan. This garden, on an area of 1.2 hectares, is also, sadly, neglected. In any case, I’ll just show you the good sides of both D.R. Park and Japanese Mini Garden.
The Geological Museum in Ipoh, Perak was first established in 1957. Construction work on the museum initiated in July 1955 when Raja Idris Shah Ibni al Marhum Sultan Iskandar Shah, the Raja Muda of Perak officially laid the foundation stone of the building.
Gunung Lang is a stretch of limestone areas in the centre of Lembah Kinta and it is a recreational area in the north of Ipoh City. It can be accessed via the North South Expressway through the Sungai Siput and Jalan Kuala Kangsar exit.
Gunung Lang Recreational Park which is located only five kilometers from Ipoh town is one of the many limestone mountains in the state of Perak, Malaysia, particularly in Lembah Kinta. Gunung Lang is a stretch of limestone areas in the centre of Lembah Kinta and it is a recreational area in the north of Ipoh City.
Old Town Relives Nostalgia With Trishaw at Jalan Shala (a small backlane after Jalan Market, off Jalan Bijeh Timah) GPS:4.59531 N, 101.078511 E 1. We began with “Old Town Relives Nostalgia with Trishaw” mural. It is located at a small lane at Jalan Shala, one street away from Jalan Market.
1. Ipoh Walk Night Bazaar Ipoh Walk Night Bazaar is supposed to be Ipoh's latest attraction as it is slated to be the largest night bazaar in Malaysia. I have visited this night bazaar after its soft launch in September and subsequently after its grand opening in December last year.
Kek Lok Tong Kek Lok Tong (sometimes spelt as Kek Look Tong) is translated as Cave of Ultimate Bliss (or Great Happiness) and indeed it does seem to bring a feeling of well-being to the many local visitors who regard it as their favourite among Ipoh's many splendid cave temples.
Kellie’s Castle was built by a Scottish planter his name called William Kellie Smith from a little town in Scotland. He built the building for his beloved wife and the building structure same reason point (a symbol of love) such as Shah Jahan (Taj Mahal). But the love of the stories was different.
Majority of the Ipoh people have a new spot to hang on as Kinta Riverfront is a great spot to visit too with it's superior night LED lights on the trees and real trees too. According to the developer it will be completed somewhere in 2010. The river walk at Kinta riverfront is a romantic place by the river bank.
1. Kledang Saiong Forest Eco Park, Ipoh Although I have visited a good many forest eco parks in Perak, when I heard about Kledang Saiong Forest Eco Park, I wanted to check it out. It took me quite a long time to schedule my visit, but I finally made it last Sunday. Better late than never, I say! 2. visitor registration
Perak Kwan Yin Tong (also known as Tokong Kwan Yin Tong or Kwan Yin Tong Temple) is a cave temple located at the foot of Gunung Rapat on Jalan Gopeng, Ipoh. Gunung Rapat is an impressive limestone karst tower which contains a number of other nearby cave temples such as Sam Poh Tong, Nam Thean Tong, Ling Sen Tong and Kek Lok Tong.
To reach the recreational site of Ulu Chepor, follow the directions to Ipoh and Jelapang. From Jelapang take the road to Chemor. After about 4 km you reach Kg Ulu Chepor. Here you will find a signboard to the picnic area of Ulu Chenor. Follow the small road until your reach the site where you can park your car.
Ling Sen Tong cave temple is located next door to Nam Thean Tong and Sam Poh Tong just off Jalan Gopeng on the southern outskirts of Ipoh. Ling Sen Tong probably picks up a lot of tourist visitors who are heading to those more famous cave temples. This temple is quite different from its neighbours.
Eric Lai’s “art lane” stretching the whole of Lorong Panglima, which he and his art students painted over the past two years with colourful murals that depict the many cultural and traditional aspects of Malaysian life, was launched last Sunday as Ipoh’s Mural Arts Lane.
Let me tell you about my recent spooky experience at Nam Thean Tong, one of Ipoh's oldest cave temples having been established in 1867 by a Chinese priest called Kuong San Teik. This cave temple, which is sometimes spelt as Nam Tian Tong among other variations and was formerly known as Lum Ting Toong, is located next door to another more famous cave temple, Sam Poh Tong.
Ipoh Field (Padang) is encircled by four streets - Jalan Sultan Idris Shah, Jalan Kelab (Club Road), Station Road and Jalan Sultan Yusuf. description: Years ago, British men were seen wearing whites on the field, hitting a wicket or two (in the game of cricket, for the uninitiated).
This cave temple is marked on the interactive map on the main Caves page. Coming from Ipoh's historic railway station, head north on Federal Route 1 following the signs for Jalan Kuala Kangsar. Perak Tong is in the northern outskirts of Ipoh near Taman Loke Lim and Taman Permai.
Qing Xin Ling Leisure & Cultural Village The word “Qin Xin Ling” (清心嶺) can be translated into English as “Serene Hill”. It is Qing Xin Ling Leisure & Cultural Village, located in Ipoh of Perak, is Ipoh’s latest tourist attraction near Gunung Rapat.
Gua Tempurung cave is the limestone largest cave in Peninsula Malaysia. If you're looking for this day trip from Ipoh or nearby, here's all the latest info. If you're looking for this day trip from Ipoh or nearby, here's all the latest info.