Ipoh Attractions

There are lots of activities to partake in and an amazing array of food to indulge in when you stay at beautiful city of Ipoh. Below are a few suggestions of places to visit near Banjaran Hot Springs, Malaysia.

Theme Park
– Lost World of Tambun : Malaysia’s premiere adventure water theme park – beautiful sceneries with lakes, tropical rainforest – 400 million years limestone hill – natural hot springs

Caves
– Kek Lok Tong
– Perak Tong
– Nam Thean Tong
– Kwan Yin Tong

– Sam Poh Tong
– Ling Sen Tong
– Miaw Yuan Chan Lin Cave Temple
– Tambun Caves

Heritage Buildings
– Ipoh Old Town,
– Railway Station,
– Birch Memorial Tower,
– High Court,
– HSBC Bank Building,
– OCBC Bank Building,
– Mercantile Bank Building
– Ipoh Padang Area,
– St Michael Institution,
– State Mosque (Masjid Negeri),
– Ipoh City Hall,
– Standard Chartered Bank Building, etc

Hiking
– Mount Kledang
– Mount Korbu

Waterfalls
– Lubuk Timah
– Papan Cascades
– Ulu Kinta Waterfall
– Ulu Chepor Waterfall
– Buntong Falls
– Sinju Fall
– Chelik Fall

Spelunking
– Tempurung Cave (Blog: Malaysia Traveller)

Picnic
– Gunung Lang Lake Park
– Japanese Garden @ Jln Tambun
– D.R. Seenivasagam Park
– Polo Ground
– Bougainvillae Park
– Eco Park @ Bandar Sri Botani

Temples
– Bercham Siamese Temple (Wat Trumcitta Vipasana),
– Tambun Enlightened Heart Buddhist Temple
– Kinta River-side Kuan Yin Temple,
– Tambun Siamese Temple (Wat Siribunyamagaram),
– Kuala Kangsar Road Siamese Temple (Wat Mekprasit),
– Tow Boo Keong,
– Kallumalai arul Migu Subramaniam Koil @ Gunung Cheroh,
– Sri Muneswari Hindu Temple
– Chee Chei Buddhist Temple,
– Paloh Koo Miu
– Sri Maha Ganapathy Alayam behind Railway Station
– Mariamman Temple at Sg. Pari

Churches
– St. Michael Church
– Our Lady of Lourdes Church
– St. John Church
– St. Andrew Presbyterian Church

Ruins
– Kellie’s Castle (Batu Gajah)

Nightlife area

– Tambun’s Rum Jungle / Sincero
– Station 18
– Bandar Baru Medan – Behind Jusco (Sun Tou)
– Greentown

Recreation & Golf
– Clearwater Sanctuary Golf Resort, Batu Gajah
– Royal Perak Golf Club
– Meru Valley Golf & Country Club

Eco-Resorts/Parks

– Gopeng Resort (Jungle Trekking + White Water Rafting)
– Herbal Park – Batu 1, Simpang Pulai, Jalan Batu Gajah, Kepayang, Perak -05-3572290
Banjaran HotSprings Retreat
– Kinding Eco Resort Park
– Tambun Farm Stay
– Adeline Rest House
– Gopeng Rainforest Resort
– The Roots

Lost World of Tambun

Lost World of Tambun

Museums

– Perak Royal Museum @ Kuala Kangsar
– Perak Museum @ Taiping (1 hrs from Ipoh)
– Geological Museum, Ipoh
– Darul Ridzuan Museum, Ipoh
– Sultan Azlan Shah Gallery @ Kuala Kangsar
(30 min from Ipoh)
– Lenggong Museum @ Lenggong
(1.5 hrs from Ipoh)
– Gopeng Museum @ Gopeng (30 min from Ipoh)
(Blog: Shiyiing Memory)
– Matang Museum @ Taiping
– Beruas Museum @ Beruas

Nearby interest (approx 1/2 hr-1.5hr vicinity)
– Cameron Highlands
Bukit Merah Laketown (ThemePark)
– Bukit Merak Orang Utan Island (Eco-destinations)
– Kuala Gula Bird Sanctuary (Mangrove forest)
– Pangkor Islands
– Taiping Town
– Kuala Kangsar, the Royal Town
– Ulu Kinta Forest Reserve
– Perak River Safari
– Royal Belum Nature Park (Rainforest reserve)
– Waterfalls in Perak
– Maxwell Hill
– Kinta Nature Park (Bird Sanctuary)
– Gopeng Museum

-The Hakka Miners Club – Established by the Hakka tycoon Leong Fee, one of the first Chinese miners to introduce Western management and mining technology in the Kinta valley – Housed in a three-storey townhouse built in 1929.