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Ipoh

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About Ipoh

Ipoh is the fourth largest city in Malaysia and a gateway to the Cameron Highlands. The city is so full of colonial architecture, crumbling mansions, nice locals, and some of the country’s best food. Ipoh be developed with the exploitation of the Kinta Valley tin mines and the elegant layout and design of the city’s Old Town recalls this wealth. In its prime, Ipoh was part of the wealthiest cities in Southeast Asia. These days Ipoh is perhaps been known for its excellent restaurants, hawkers, and famous local dishes.

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Lost World of Tambun
4.8/5
122 Reviews
Water Park

Located in the eastern part of Ipoh City, Perak, Lost Paradise is one of the larger water parks in Malaysia. Lost Paradise is a place for all ages, not only for children's favorite play, but also for artificial white beaches where adults can relax. Lost parks include water parks, amusement parks, spas and many other theme parks. It is a great place for a relaxing holiday.

Kek Lok Tong
4.3/5
22 Reviews
Cave
Geological Sites

Situated in Gunung Rapat, Kek Lok Tong is a cave managed by the Kek Look Seah (a not-for-profit organization). It houses Buddhist temples constructed with natural caves and is a place of pilgrimage to the Huayan Dharmadhatu and the Sanqing Dharmadhatu. The walls of the cave are hung with stalactites, many of which are shaped like animals of different kinds. Passing through the Kek Lok Tong, visitors can see the back garden. It is a good place to listen to the sound of the spring and enjoy the cool breeze.

Ipoh Railway Station
4.5/5
31 Reviews
Historical Architecture

Located in Ipoh, the capital of Perak, Malaysia, Ipoh Railway Station was built between 1914 and 1917. It is a typical Moorish and Victorian style railway station, known as the “Taj Mahal” of Ipoh. The various locomotives and cars used in the history of Ipoh have been preserved here. It was once the filming place for the movie "King and Me".

Ipoh Old Town
4.5/5
49 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood

The Ipoh Old Street is located on the west bank of the Old River in the old town. It was a mining town in the early days. Since the early 19th century, more and more British tin mining companies have set up their subsidiaries here. Since then, Ipoh has become more and more The more important. Many influential institutions, such as Standard Chartered Bank, Australia also opened an office in Ipoh. Due to the development of the tin mining industry, Ipoh has become one of the major cities in Malaysia. Here, visitors can see many old buildings with charms, taste authentic white coffee, and visit famous attractions such as train stations and city halls.

Ipoh Weather

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Today
21 Oct 2019
23 °
Partly Cloudy with Thunderstorms
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Tomorrow
22 Oct 2019
23 °
Thunderstorms with Rain
23-31
Wednesday
23 Oct 2019
23 °
Thunderstorms with Rain
23-31
Thursday
24 Oct 2019
23 °
Mostly Cloudy
23-32

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While sitting in a café located in Ipoh’s Old Town sipping a cup of white coffee, and enjoying the city’s slow pace and tranquil environment, it’s hard to imagine that about 70 years ago, this city was actually one of the world’s largest producer of tin.Located 200km north of Kuala Lumpur and 130km south of Penang, this capital of Perak used to have a nickname “Millionaires’ City” in the early 20th Century, as many people made a fortune from tin mining in the district.
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