Where to go in Ipoh? — 7 top places to visit in Ipoh & best place to visit in Ipoh you must-go

Ipoh is a tiny picturesque city around 200 kilometers from Kuala Lumpur or a three-hour journey. Many people are unfamiliar with this historic city, however, most tourists agree that Ipoh is not just a tourist attraction, but it is also older than Penang. So, where should you go in Ipoh and what should you do in Ipoh? To find out, check out our suggested top things to do in Ipoh, top Ipoh tourist attractions, and top places to visit in Ipoh!

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A must-visit city in Malaysia.

 

Ipoh Wall Murals
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Ipoh Wall Murals

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Sam Poh Tong Temple, ipoh

Ipoh Heritage Trail (1)

The following itinerary is ideal for anyone planning a vacation to Malaysia along the North-South highway: Kuala Lumpur – Ipoh – Penang. Say farewell to Kuala Lumpur, a bustling and vibrant metropolis, and hello to Ipoh, a historic city with a relaxed pace of life. Let’s look through some noteworthy spots as well as where and when to go in Ipoh to find out the solution.

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Colorful houses in Ipoh. | ipoh tourist attraction
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Where to go in Ipoh? Lost World of Tambun

Lost World of Tambun
Lost World of Tambun | where to go in ipoh

 

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Let’s check-in Lost World of Tambun! | where to go in ipoh

Lost World of Tambun is famous for theme park, hotel and hot springs in Ipoh. Moveover, Lost World of Tambun (Ipoh) together with Legoland (Johor Bahru) and Sunway Lagoon are top three the most magnificent theme parks in Malaysia.

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Sunway Lost World Of Tambun, Ipoh
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Hot spring | Lost World of Tambun.

 

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Water world | ipoh place to go

 

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Ipoh Tree | ipoh place to visit

 

MU Hotel Ipoh
MU Hotel Ipoh | top places to visit in ipoh

 

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Lost World of Tambun is located at a large land of Sunway city, Ipoh. A complex of water park, swimming pool with huge waves and slide. Also, there are a natural hot spring for who want to take a rest, a thrilling rolling coaster and Petting zoo which gathering variety of organism from all over the world.

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Swimming pool in Lost World of Tambun

 

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Water park | Lost World of Tambun

 

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Rolling coaster.

 

| Water park.

petting zoo

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Petting Zoo

Lost World of Tambun, Ipoh, opens daily from morning to midnight, so you definitely have lots of fun here all day and then in noon, enjoy yourself in hot spring parks and spa, including hotel and restaurants.

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There are also hot springs, spa and hotels in Lost World of Tambun

Some basic information about Lost World of Tambun in Ipoh:

Address: one, Persiaran Lagun Sunway, Sunway City, Ipoh, Negeri Perak, Malaysia. 

Opening time: 

  • Theme Park: 11 a.m -18 p.m (from Monday to Friday); 10 a.m – 18 p.m (Saturday, Sunday, holidays); holidays except Tuesday.
  • Hot spring and spa: 18 p.m – 23 p.m ( except Tuesday).

Entrance tickets: Free tickets for children who is under ninety-height. Adults can buy at this link for sale which is cheaper than buying in place.

Free tickets for children under ninety-height.

 

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Adult can get tickets online without buying in place

Link to buy tickets here: Lost World of Tambun Ticket in Ipoh.

Top places to visit in Ipoh: Wandering at Red Lantern road – Concubine Lane.

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Concubine Lane

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Lorong Panglima street in Ipoh is known as Concubine Lane. Ipoh is one of the most concentrated Chinese places in Malaysia. This lantern road, Concubine Lane, is full of red color and view of ancient Chinese town. If you happen to come to Concubine Lane, the glow of the red lanterns will make it seems like you are in a red-light district. Also, you’ll see the colorful umbrellas strung up above the lane. Along two sides of the road are restaurants, fashion outlets and souvenir shops.

Lorong Panglime Street – Ipoh.

 

Concubine Land is beautiful with the view of ancient Chinese town.
Ipoh Wall Murals
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Colorful umbrellas are strung up | Concubine Lane

| Beautiful Red Lantern Road

Walking along Concubine Lane while taking in the antique views and eating Chinese food is an amazing experience for every tourist. You can’t go wrong with Hainan chicken rice, Chinese tofu, fish ball noodles, and other delectable Chinese dishes. In addition, Concubine Lane Tau Fu Fa serves Chinese tofu. Chinese tofu is considerably superior to Vietnamese tofu in that it is more flavorful and more inexpensive at 3 MYR (about $0.74).

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Concubine Lane | top places to visit in ipoh
Chinese Tofu

 

Concubine Lane Tau Fu Fa | top places to visit in ipoh

 

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Delight in Ipoh’s dishes including the famous chicken rice, the city’s staple specialty!

 

Fish ball noodle
Fish ball noodle | What to eat in Ipoh?

 

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Hainan Chicken rice | Delicious food at Concubine Lane
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Sweet cotton candy.

Ipoh place to visit: Check-in at Kelie’s castle – Ipoh.

Kellie’s Castle ipoh perak (1)
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Despite many intriguing legends, Kellie’s castle remains a popular tourist destination. It had been erected for hundreds of years and was placed on a wide piece of ground with a beautiful environment.

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Kellie’s Castle ipoh perak (1)
Exterior Kellie’s Castle | best place to visit in ipoh

 

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Beautiful white wall | Kellie’s castle.

This castle was built and owned by a Scottish and it was considered as a gift for his wife. Kellie’s castle hasn’t been completed yet because of many mysterious stories. However, this place are still visited by a lot of tourists today, so don’t worry if you are first-visit Kellie’s castle!

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Kellie’s Castle ipoh perak (1)
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In front of the castle.

Visit temples and pagodas in Ipoh.

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| Must-visit temple in Ipoh

 

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Ipoh is also known for a number of temples and pagodas that are embedded in caves and cliffs. Ipoh features several caverns and limestone cliffs, as well as numerous spiritual temples. Such as the temples of Parak Tong, Sam Poh Tong, and Kek Lok Tong.

 Temples in Ipoh.
Peral Tong entrance | Temples in Ipoh.

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Buddha statue at Sam Poh Tong Temple

 

Kek Lok Tong temple – Ipoh. | ipoh place to go

Each temple has its own distinct beauty. The Parak Tong temple is hidden inside a strange cave and has a massive sacred Buddha. And Sam Poh Tong temple is buried behind rocky mountains with a lush green flora scenery.

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A view of Sam Poh Tong Temple.

Visited places:

  • Perak Tong Cave Temple: Jalan Kuala Kangsar, Kawasan Perindustrian Tasek, Ipoh, Negeri Perak, Malaysia.
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Perak Tong temple

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  • Sam Poh Tong Temple: Kampung Gunung Rapat, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
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Must-visit Sam Poh Tong temple
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  • Kek Lok Tong Temple: Pesiaran Sepakat 3, TMN ENDAH JAYA, Ipoh, Negeri Perak, Malaysia.
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