Ipoh is one of the best cities to visit when you are in Malaysia. The capital city of Perak houses so many attractions that will make all tourists contented after visiting the city. You can choose to explore the beautiful nature, caving, and rafting, visit one of the amazing temples, visit museums or just have fun with family in the theme parks. Five best attractions below should be visited when you travel to Ipoh.
Gua Tempurung Cave
Gua Tempurung Cave is the longest cave in Peninsula Malaysia with 4.5 kilometers long. It has three giant chambers that house amazing stalagmites and stalactites structures as well as waterfalls and streams inside. If you love exploring the nature, caving and rafting in Gua Tempurung will give you new fantastic experiences.
Kek Lok Cave Temple
It is still about cave but not for caving but seeing a magnificent temple established inside a cave. The temple with its amazing limestone structures sits on 12 acres of location.It has been used by Buddhist worshippers for nearly one century. An altar featuring some Chinese pantheon goddesses and Buddhist figures are situated in the center of the temple. As a mining site used many years ago, there is some iron still visible inside the limestones. Besides the beautiful view and serene atmosphere, you also can see a jogging path nearby the two lakes. The temple opens from 7 am to 6 pm.
The Lost World of Tambun Park
For those who travel to Ipoh with kids, this theme park is great to visit for adventurous enjoyment. There are many amusement rides and kinds of attractions inside Tambun Park, such as Water Park, amusement park, Tiger Valley, petting zoo, and also hot springs. The theme park is also close to luxury hotels. It operates from 11 am to 6 pm.
The Kellie’s Castle
The Kellie’s Castle was established by William Kellie Smith that dreamed a castle-like home in Malaysia; just like his own in Scotland. The castle is located in the middle of lush vegetation and some of the parts have been ruins. With some hidden rooms, underground tunnels and passages, most tourists are interested to visit the castle. It opens from 9 am to 6 pm.
Ipoh Geological Museum
The Geological Museum of Ipoh has been operated since 1957. It will become the best place to learn more about geological findings. It exhibits over 600 minerals, 150 specimens of rocks and 200 gemstones. The 343 square meters museum also exhibits over 200fossils as the geological heritage collections.
To visit Ipoh and explore all of the interesting attractions, you can reach the city by using kinds of transportation modes, including by plane. Just choose AirAsia as a cheap and high-quality airline and get the Air Asia ticket in Airpaz for the best fares and easy booking process.