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Travel Guide of Ipoh in Malaysia by Influencers

Ipoh is the capital city of the Malaysian state of Perak. Located by the Kinta River, it is nearly 180 km north of Kuala Lumpur and 123 km southeast of George Town in neighbouring Penang.

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Discover our travel guide of Ipoh in Malaysia made of pictures from travel influencers and photographers.

What you will see and do in Ipoh:

  🌴 Jungle     🏞️ Lake     🌲 Nature reserve     🏞️ River     🐾 Wildlife  

Travel Tips for visiting Ipoh

Despite its small size, Ipoh has several features that make it a must-visit destination in Malaysia. The city has a long and rich history to offer.
According to legend, it is one of the oldest cities in Malaysia. 

Ipoh has an amazing local culinary scene. You won't be disappointed with the region's delicious dishes. 
The city also has a very good musical reputation as well as a great natural wealth. There are several beautiful limestone mountains as well as magnificent caves and hot springs.

Ipoh is the largest city in the state of Perak in Malaysia. For a very long time, it has served as the home of sultans, colonialists, tea barons, merchants, street artists, entrepreneurs, miners and others. The city reflects Malaysia's multiculturalism, history and traditions. Ipoh is an unexplored gem for most tourists, yet it is the gateway to the Cameron Highlands.

The city is located in the northwest of the country. Ipoh attracts nature lovers, architecture lovers and food tourists. The town is home to beautiful rivers and hot springs, and has some sublime old temples and buildings dating from the 19th century. The area is full of excellent restaurants and cafes that offer very special local drinks. Ipoh is undoubtedly one of the most emerging destinations in Malaysia.

Lost World in Tambun is popular because of its theme park, residential complex and hot springs. In fact, Lost World Tambun is among the top three theme parks in Malaysia. It is located on a large piece of land in the city.

It has a water park and swimming pool with huge waves and slide. The park is suitable for all types of tourists. For those looking for relaxation, you can relax at the hot spring. For family travellers, there is a children's zoo with several animal species from all over the world.

The red lanterns and colourful umbrellas will make you feel like you are in the heart of China. On both sides of the road you will find restaurants, fashion shops and souvenir shops.

Built centuries ago and situated on a large piece of land, Kellie Castle is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Ipoh. Kellie Castle was built by a Scotsman, who gave it to his wife as a gift.
For reasons unknown, the castle was never completed. However, it remains a must-see destination in the city.

But don't worry, there are a lot more to see in Ipoh!

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Ipoh

How to get to Ipoh?

You can easily get to Ipoh from Kuala Lumpur where buses and trains will take you to the city.

It is best to choose the time of year when you want to visit Ipoh, especially for climatic and weather reasons.
Indeed, between September and March, it is the monsoon period.
To avoid heavy rain showers or storms, it is best to visit the city at another time of the year

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  🏞️ Reservoir spots     🏞️ River spots     🏘️ Town spots     🌴 Jungle spots     🌲 Forest spots     🐾 Wildlife spots     ⛰️ Hill station spots     🏞️ Lake spots     🌲 Nature reserve spots  

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