Places To Visit In Ipoh

Top Things to do in Ipoh

Show on map
  • Filter (31)
  • Temple (6)
  • Museum (6)
  • Amusement & Theme Park (4)
  • Landmark (4)

1. Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple

Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple

1 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

The beautiful and intriguing Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple is located at Gunung Rapat in Ipoh. Also known as Kek Look Tong, the temple is set amidst huge limestone caves consisting of a number of metal Buddhist and Taoist statues. Another highlight is the award-winning landscape gardens inside the cave.

2. Perak Cave Temple

Perak Cave Temple

5 km
from city center
2 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Perak Cave Temple is a Buddhist religious place situated in Ipoh, Perak at the foothills of Gunung Tasek. With the most distinctive features, a large natural cave as a hall and scenic surroundings, it is famous as a symbol of Chinese Buddhist religion.

3. Lost World of Tambun

Lost World of Tambun

8 km
from city center
3 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Located in Sunway City Ipoh, the Lost World of Tambun is a theme park famous for its natural hot springs, tropical jungles, 400 million years old limestone formations and 7 fun park attractions. It is a tribute to industrial and environment history of Ipoh.

4. Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple

Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple

4 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple, situated in Gunung Rapat, is a Chinese limestone cave temple adorned with natural and manmade artistic attractions. The oldest and main cave temple is Ipoh, it affords a spectacular view of Ipoh. A major attraction is the reclining Buddha statue.

5. DR Seenivasagam Park

DR Seenivasagam Park

1 km
from city center
5 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Dr. Seenivasagam Park is located in Negeri Perak and is a prominent recreational park for the people in the city. The main highlight of the park is the Japanese Mini Garden that creates an illusion among visitors that they are actually in Japan.

6. Ling Sen Tong Temple

Ling Sen Tong Temple

6 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Located at Gunung Rapat, Ling Sen Tong Temple is a charming Taoist temple located next door to Nam Thean Tong and Sam Poh Tong. The temple comprises of several attractive statues of different characters and deities from the Chinese folklore and Chinese mythology.

7. Kellie’s Castle

Kellie’s Castle

14 km
from city center
7 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

The unfinished, gothic and ruined mansion of an ambitious Scottish Planter, Mr. William Kellie Smith, Kellie's Castle is located in Batu Gajah, Kenta District, Perak, Malaysia. With several ghost-sighting reports, the castle is believed to be haunted by many.

8. Funtasy House Trick Art

Funtasy House Trick Art

1 km
from city center
8 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Located at Jalan Market, Funtasy House Trick Art is a 3D trick art gallery in Ipoh, Perak. The gallery houses 26 murals and several trick rooms which have been constructed around different themes such as circus and upside down.

Top Hotels In Ipoh

9. Birch Memorial Clock Tower

Birch Memorial Clock Tower

2 km
from city center
9 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Located in Kinta District, Birch Memorial Clock Tower, also referred to as Menara Jam Peringatan Birch is a beautiful clock tower in a square inside Old Ipoh. The four-sided tower is surrounded by four statues representing four pillars of British administration.

10. Gua Tempurung

Gua Tempurung

23 km
from city center
10 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

A beautiful limestone cave which offers caving enthusiasts a wonderful opportunity to explore, the Gua Tempurung, located in Gopeng in Perak s the largest cave in all of peninsular Malaysia. A part of this 3-kilometer long cave has been developed as a show cave, complete with walkways and electric lighting.

11. Han Chin Pet Soo

Han Chin Pet Soo

11 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Han Chin Pet Soo is a three-storey Hakka tin mining museum located along Jalan Bijeh Timah, close to Kinta river in Ipoh's Old Town, Perak. This heritage building houses antiques, collectibles, furniture, decoration, photographs, authentic tools and equipment from the tin mining era.

12. Art of Oldtown

Art of Oldtown

12 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Located in Negeri Perak, Art of Oldtown is a collection of 7 beautiful murals scattered across the town of Ipoh. The murals are beautiful 3D wall paintings giving a glimpse of the local style, culture and history of the town.

13. Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan

Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan

64 km
from city center
13 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

The Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan is a clock tower located in the town of Teluk Intan of Hilir Perak District. It is known to be equivalent to the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy because it is also tilted to the left.

14. Lost World of Tambun

Lost World of Tambun

8 km
from city center
14 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Located in Sunway City Ipoh, the Lost World of Tambun is a theme park and hotel known for its natural hot spring and other attractions including wildlife and rides.

15. Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge

Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge

15 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

The Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No 5, also known as TT5, is a former tin mining dredge, open to the tourists for taking a guided Dredge Tour, panning and self tour inside the gallery while also exploring the magnificent view of the landscape.

16. Ipoh Railway Station

Ipoh Railway Station

16 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Ipoh Railway Station is located 3km southwest from the city of Ipoh and is an architectural marvel. Its Mughal style of architecture and design has allowed it to be crowned as the Taj Mahal of Ipoh. It’s a great place for visitors who want to visit a landmark architectural monument in the city

17. Perak Cave Temple

Perak Cave Temple

5 km
from city center
17 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Perak Cave Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in a limestone hill at Gunung Tasek. Popular for its stunning architecture, it is built into a huge cave with a 40-feet tall sitting Golden Buddha statue surrounded by four guardian deities, called as goddesses.

18. Kellie's Castle

Kellie's Castle

14 km
from city center
18 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

The unfinished, gothic and ruined mansion of an ambitious Scottish Planter, Mr. William Kellie Smith, Kellie's Castle is located in Batu Gajah, Kenta District, Perak, Malaysia. With several ghost-sighting reports, the castle is believed to be haunted by many.

19. Ho Yan Hor Museum

Ho Yan Hor Museum

19 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Located next to Han Chin Pet Soo Museum in Negeri Perak, Ipoh, the Ho Yan Hor Museum shares amazing stories of Ho Yan Hor, the famous tea brand since the 1940s known for their Chinese herbal tea. It presents the discovery of the origin and evolution of heritage herbal tea.

20. Orang Utan Island

Orang Utan Island

69 km
from city center
20 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Orangutan Island is the world's best rehabilitation and conservation center for Orangutans. Located in the heart of Bukit Merah, it is a 35-acre land neighboured by a beautiful lakeside resort. Incepted in 2000, Orangutan Island is still recognized as a global eco-tourism destination. The island offers an amazing experience to the visitors by the varied species of “People of the Jungle” or Orangutan. Orangutan Island is only accessible by a 15 minutes jetty ride which can be boarded from the near lakeside resort-Bukit Merah Laketown resort.

21. Ipoh Town Hall

Ipoh Town Hall

2 km
from city center
21 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

The ancient, colonial-era building, Ipoh Town Hall is situated at Negeri Perak. It provides an old and authentic look with its Edwardian Baroque Architectural style exhibiting the long-standing history and mesmerising architectural beauty for the lovers of historical events.

22. Han Chin Pet Soo

Han Chin Pet Soo

22 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Han Chin Pet Soo is a three-storey Hakka tin mining museum located along Jalan Bijeh Timah, close to Kinta river in Ipoh's Old Town, Perak. This heritage building houses antiques, collectibles, furniture, decoration, photographs, authentic tools and equipment from the tin mining era.

23. Miniature Wonders Art Gallery

Miniature Wonders Art Gallery

1 km
from city center
23 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Located centrally in the Jalan Market in Ipoh Old Town, the Miniature Wonders Art Gallery is a small but incredibly unique gallery that displays dough sculptures.

24. Concubine Lane

Concubine Lane

24 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

With an interesting history of more than 120 years attached to it, the Concubine Lane in Ipoh is one of the most visited lanes in the area bustling with cafes, pop up stalls, souvenir shops, and dessert houses.

25. Movie Animation Park Studios Malaysia

Movie Animation Park Studios Malaysia

8 km
from city center
25 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Situated in Ipoh, the Movie Animation Park Studios Malaysia (MAPS) is Asia’s first animation theme park. The unique theme park features animated characters of Hollywood movies like Megamind, the Smurfs, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Casper the Friendly Ghost, and several others. MAPS is divided into 6 zones.

26. Gopeng

Gopeng

16 km
from city center
26 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Seated amidst lofty limestone cliffs, rivers, and some captivating historical caves, Gopeng is a serene town in the Kampar district of Perak. The main draw of Gopeng is thrashing around in rivers and waterfalls.

27. Belum Temenggor Rainforest

Belum Temenggor Rainforest

109 km
from city center
27 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Belum Temenggor Rainforest located in Perak, Malaysia is the world's oldest and largest rainforest. It borders Thailand to its north and Kelantan in Malaysia to its east. The Royal Belum State Park lies entirely in Belum Temenggor Rainforest. A tour to Belum Temenggor includes hiking, rafflesia excursions and exploring Orang Asli village.

28. Geological Museum Ipoh

Geological Museum Ipoh

3 km
from city center
28 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Located in the Kinta district of Perak in Malaysia, the Geological Museum Ipoh exhibits the heritage of the geology of Malaysia since 1957. Crafted with modern architecture, the museum encircling an area of 343 Square Metres, also houses 600 minerals, more than 200 gemstones of the region, crystals, and dinosaur fossils.

29. Gunung Lang Recreational Park

Gunung Lang Recreational Park

3 km
from city center
29 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Located just 5km from Ipoh, the beautiful Gunung Lang Recreational Park in Jalan Damai of Malaysia is a perfect destination for boating, fishing, canoeing, and relaxing in the gazebos. Set against the backdrop of limestone mountains like Gunung Lang and Gunung Bilike, the park covers an area of 30.35 hectares including 14.16 hectares of lake areas.

30. Gunung Lang

Gunung Lang

3 km
from city center
30 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

Located in the northern stretch of Ipoh City in Perak, the limestone formations of the Lang mountain, also known as Gunung Lang, is a must-visit destination for any adventure lover. Back in 1880, this limestone area was explored and discovered by a Malay tin miner. Cover by lush greenery, mountain hiking will be great fun only for experienced and professional hikers. Adjacent to the Gunung Lang is the Gunung Lang Recreational Park, attracting tourists to its serenity bounded flora and fauna, lake, and boat rides.

31. Kwan Yin Tong Temple Ipoh

Kwan Yin Tong Temple Ipoh

2 km
from city center
31 out of 31
places to visit in Ipoh

In the foothills of the limestone hills of Gunung Rapat in Ipoh, lies the Buddhist cave temple of mercy, the Kwan Yin Tong Temple. Extending up to 20 meters below the cliff, this cave temple worships the Goddess of Mercy, Kwan Yin or Guan Yin. Kwan Yin Tong Temple is the second oldest cave temple in Ipoh and has seventy-five Kwan Yin statues surrounding the cave area along with hundreds of small golden Buddha statues.

FAQs on Ipoh

What are the top sightseeing places in Ipoh?

The top sightseeing places in Ipoh are Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple, Lost World of Tambun, Birch Memorial Clock Tower, Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple, Ling Sen Tong Temple, DR Seenivasagam Park.

What are the top activities in Ipoh?

The top activities in Ipoh are Lost World of Tambun Ticket in Ipoh, Kampar White Water Rafting Adventure, Tempurung Cave Exploration, Kidzooona Ticket in Ipoh and Taiping, Frenzy Hippo Water Park Admission Ticket, Lost World of Tambun Crystal Spa & Massage Experience.
Book Customized Package