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Cave Temples

Ipoh, Malaysia
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Ranked #1 of 15 attractions in Ipoh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I visited this place on the way to KL. Really awesome place to get refreshed your mind.Ambient inside the cave temple is a place where you can set aside my ever-tiring soul. This place simply offers a different ambient and calm you down.In here, I find peace and comfort never experienced else where. Another reason could be the cool atmosphere... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Nice place to visit with family, 3 cave temples next to each other, surely refreshing and keep our mind calm. Must visit place.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Temple look really amazing and beautiful, the arts are amazing, such a refreshing and peaceful place,

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Philomena7
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A beautiful cool place to stop by on the return to KL or before Cameron Highlands. Beautiful statues and gardens

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Singapore
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

There seems to be a fascination with building temples inside caves here. In the caves, it is dark so it is lit up by artificial light. Worth a look but there is nothing that will make one's jaw drop. Be prepared for some climb as there are a lot of steps to reach the top. Bring water! That is my... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

There's 3 main old temples around Sam Poh Tong, all worth a visit. Kek Lok Tong at the back on the same hill is new.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Caves closed at 4pm and we arrived at 3.45 do they wouldn't let us climb the stairs. Worth the visit at the same.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Visited Sam Poh Tong cave temple on the way back to Ipoh airport.it was a bit underwhelming really. I was expecting something on a letter scale.

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Levin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Definitely worth a few hours of your time, don't rush & take your camera. Stream quite grubby at last one, had to dodge a few beggars & dogs but overall a very worthwhile experience.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Interesting temple in cave with nice 360'c view when you reach the top of the hill. Great for family. Must go if you are in ipoh.

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