Here are the top 16 tourist attractions to see in Ipoh:

1. Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple

1 out of 16
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. Lost World of Tambun

8 km
from city center
2 out of 16
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.

3. Birch Memorial Clock Tower

2 km
from city center
3 out of 16
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.

4. Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple

4 out of 16
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. Ling Sen Tong Temple

5 out of 16
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.

6. DR Seenivasagam Park

1 km
from city center
6 out of 16
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.

7. Ipoh Railway Station

7 out of 16
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

8. Perak Cave Temple

5 km
from city center
8 out of 16
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.

9. Kellie's Castle

14 km
from city center
9 out of 16
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.

10. Funtasy House Trick Art

1 km
from city center
10 out of 16
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.

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11. Art of Oldtown

11 out of 16
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.

12. Ho Yan Hor Museum

12 out of 16
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.

13. Ipoh Town Hall

2 km
from city center
13 out of 16
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.

14. Han Chin Pet Soo

14 out of 16
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.

15. Miniature Wonders Art Gallery

1 km
from city center
15 out of 16
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.

16. Concubine Lane

16 out of 16
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.

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.
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