Ipoh is a beautiful and vibrant city of Malaysia. Once the city was the center of the World’s tin industry, but now it has become a prominent tourist destination. It is situated in middle of the Kinta valley and its climate remains moderate throughout the year. As Limestone Mountains and caves surround the city, you will witness some exquisite cave temples here.
Following are some popular tourist attractions in Ipoh city:
Kellie Castle is the most sought after tourist destination, located forty kilometer south of the city along with Jalan Gopeng. An English rubber planter, William Kellie Smith in 1915, commissioned this beautiful mansion but as the rubber planter left for England in middle of construction and died in 1926, the mansion is still incomplete. You would enjoy ancient architecture, and surrounding here, additionally, it is believed that Kellie Castle has hidden rooms and a secret tunnels.
If you want to go on an adventure trip, visit Gua Tempurung. It is one of the largest limestone caves in Peninsular Malaysia. Located just 24 km toward south Ipoh, it is about two kilometers in length, and made of five gigantic domes, and has well-lit formations of stalactites and stalagmite. You can approach any travel guide to arrange a river or non-river adventure tour for you.
It takes about 60 minutes drive to reach Kuala Sepetang from the north-west of Ipoh city. The place is popular as Fishing Village, and looks beautiful at night due to the dense colonies of fireflies. Apart from enjoying mesmerizing view at night, you can also enjoy bird watch, dolphins, mangrove forest, and can also visit charcoal factories.
Eye-feasting Buddha Statues are set in the caves of Gunung Tasek, which was built in 1926 by a Buddhist monk of China. The cave accommodates 40 Buddha statues, and at the centre, a 12.8 meter statue of Buddha is places, which is the key attraction of this place. Beyond the main altar, you will find a passage that will lead you towards interior.
Apart from magnificent historic and adventurous places, Ipoh also has wonderful water theme park in Tambun to give you some fun time. The water park features a wave pool, natural hot spring, tube slides, and also has a petting zoo. It is an ideal place for family outing.
These are just a few tourist attractions of Ipoh. You can reach Ipoh via train, bus, car and air. Book your tickets on Easybook.com and plan your trip to Ipoh now.
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