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Address: 6 Km's North of Ipoh on road to Kuala Kangsar, Ipoh, Malaysia
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Lime stone cave with temples

It's a popular tourist attraction especially the Buddhist. It's located 20mins drive from the city. The temples are built inside the caves and you can climb up to higher levels in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Limestone cave with Buddhist temple, calligraphy carving, mural and Buddha statues. You can visit the top of the hill from 9 to 4, after that the hill top is off limits. You should be able to finish walking Perak Cave and see everything within 20-30 minutes. If you want to see Hinduism themed cave temple, visit Batu Cave, which I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It's a popular tourist attraction especially the Buddhist. It's located 20mins drive from the city. The temples are built inside the caves and you can climb up to higher levels in the caves. You can see the natural limestone that is already formed inside the caves. There is also a small pond with fish and turtles. Some people visit the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Have to say I'm awed by the beautiful statues and paintings inside the cave! The climb to the top, while steep, is not too strenuous and the view is great! It would have been better (and possibly mirror Guilin's views) if there wasn't a huge mining complex right smack in the industrial park. That said, it's definitely worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Another temple to visit when you reach Ipoh. I Ipoh there are a few caves which have temple in it and this is one of them. Its cooling and everything seems so natural. Caves are huge and cooling.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Similar to Batu Caves, there is an option to climb a few stairs to get a panoramic view of Ipoh city. There is a person asking for "donations" at the beginning of the steps, which honestly felt quite forceful. The view is nice from the top, but there is a huge factory that seems to have overtaken half the city,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I am a local who's been living in Ipoh for more than 30 years but I have only visited this place twice. It's location is a problem, too far from anywhere interesting and it's not worth the time travelling here to look at some similar caves and structures that you can see in other places in Ipoh.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Better than the Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur. Nice to visit, but not really big. Free toilets available, a lot of parking space as well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

To go up the top of the temple, we were asked to put some donations into the donation box which is situated on the stairs. The lady will not allow those who don't donate to go up. This is basically entrance fee. Donations should be voluntary and not forced.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Serene environment in limestone cave. Things are tad worn and touristy but still worth a visit just to see the tortoises in the centre of the cave.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Peaceful and relaxing, a nice place to visit and get away from everything. Best to avoid crowds and go when there are less people visiting

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Address: 6 Km's North of Ipoh on road to Kuala Kangsar, Ipoh, Malaysia
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh

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