10 Attractions In Ipoh that Worth for Travelling

1. Ipoh Railway Station

Known as the “taj mahal” of ipoh, the century-old Ipoh railway station is a classic blend of Moorish and Victorian style.
Not only is it the perfect place to take photo, it’s also a cultural building that allows visitors to learn more about the local history.

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Address: Stesen KTM Ipoh, 30000 Ipoh, Perak
Operating Hour: Everyday

2. Ipoh Town Hall

Near the ipoh railway station, there is a white building similar to the ipoh railway station. It is the Ipoh Town Hall,visitors are welcome to visit.

In addition, there is  a fantastic fountain in front of the ipoh railway station. In the evening, there will be a beautiful little performance of the fountain. The colors of the fountain will be changed continuously. Perfect for lovers or friends to enjoy the fountain in the evening.

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Address:  2700, Jalan Panglima Bukit Gantang Wahab, 30000 Ipoh, Perak
Operating Hour: Everyday

3. Birch Memorial Clock Tower

The clock tower with a 1.95m-diameter bell was built in 1909 in memory of J.W.W Birch, perak’s first British colonial secretary.

The four sides of the monument are carved to symbolize Malaysia’s four major religions, as well as murals of Buddha, Moses and Shakespeare.

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Address: Jalan Dato Sagor, 31650 Ipoh, Perak
Operating Hour: Everyday

4. Ho Yan Hor Museum

This small but exquisite museum was specially built by the founder Dr. HO Kai Cheong to pay tribute to the famous herbal tea.

Here, you can learn about the history of Ho Yan Hor  herbal tea and its founding history of  Dr. HO Kai Cheong .





Address: 1, Jalan Bijeh Timah, 30000 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
Operating Hour: 10am – 4pm (Monday Closed)

5. Han Chin Pet Soo

Situated beside Ho Yan Hor Museum, it is a three-story villa, displaying the past tin mining and hakka life style, as well as the colonial opium smoking, prostitution, gambling, private party and other real situation.

After restoration, most of the furniture, floor tiles, stairs, doors and windows still remained.
There will also be a guide to explain these wonderful historical events to visitors.



Address: No. 3, Jalan Bijeh Timah (Treacher Street), 30100 Ipoh, Perak. Malaysia.
Operating Hour: 9.30am, 11.30pm, 2pm ,3.30pm
Contact: 05 – 2414541

Official Website: http://www.ipohworld.org/reservation
Entrance Fee: RM10

6. Platform 9 & ½ Cafe 

It is Malaysia first Harry Potter-themed café located at Concubine Lane. All of the exterior and interior design here are perfect for photos, you can also buy some non-alcoholic beer “ ButterBrewFloat” here.









Address:22, Lorong Panglima, Concubine Ln, 30000 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
Operating Hour:Sun-Thu 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m / Fri & Sat 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

7. BookXcess  

BookXcess located near to Platform 9 & ½ Cafe, this bookstore retains the original interior appearance of the old bank, while giving a unique experience.

The most special is this bookstore unexpectedly transforms the safe deposit box  into the bookshelf, it is really creative!



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Address: 91, Jalan Sultan Yusof, 30000 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
Operating Hour:8am- 10pm

8. Kellie’s Castle  

Kelly castle, a former Scottish planter William Kellie Smith’s second home in Malaysia,construction began in 1915, but work was halted when kellie died in 1926. This beautiful castle is only 30 minutes’ drive from ipoh.

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Address: Chalet Mdkb Kellies Castle, Jalan Gopeng, Batu Gajah, 31000, BatuGajah, Perak, Malaysia.
Operating Hour: 9am-6pm

9. Gunung Lang Recreational Park

The main attraction is surrounded by a small waterfall and some rocks, where visitors can sit back and enjoy nature in the cool breeze.

You can take a boat across the lake to the park.There are many animals in the park, such as birds, monkeys, deer, ostriches, horses and so on.

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Address: Gunung Lang Recreational Park, Jalan Damai, 30100 Ipoh, Perak
Operating Hour: 8.30am – 6pm (Everyday)

10. Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple

Sam Poh cave is a temple built in a limestone cave, where many buddhas are enshrined. It is one of the three Buddha caves in ipoh.After going through the long cave tunnel, you can see the garden behind, where the environment is very beautiful. There is also a turtle pond where you can buy feed for them!

You can hear the buddhist bells and sounds, and see all natural stalactites and stalagmites there.

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Address: Gunung Rapat Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
Operating Hour: 7am-6pm

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