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Perak Tong and Sam Poh Tong

Perak Tong and Sam Poh Tong

Perak Tong & Sam Poh Tong:

Within the huge limestone caves of Gunung Tasek, 6 km to the north of lpoh, nestles the Perak Tong temple. Built in 1926 by a Buddhist priest from China, the temple houses over 40 Buddha. Beyond the main altar, a passage leads into the cave's interior. After a steep climb of 385 steps, the cave opens again to reveal a wonderful view of the surrounding countryside.

Another famous cave temple is the Sam Poh Tong temple, located in Gunung Rapat, 5 km south of lpoh. The temple is an impressive work of art and faith, with various statues of Buddha among natural stalactites and stalagmites. There is also a pond where visitors can feed tortoise, (symbol of longevity) with stalks of vegetables and a wishing well for those seeking better fortunes. Outside the temple is a vegetarian restaurant.


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Near BY:

Sultan Azlan Shah Airport-2.6 km
Ipoh Airport-2.2 km
Ipoh Railway Station KTM-6.0 km
KTM Ipoh Railway Station-6.0 km
New Ipoh Bus Station-1.4 km
Medan Gopeng Bus Station-1.4 km
Sri Maju Bus Station-4.7 km
Hillcity Hotel &Resort-0.4 km
HighCity Hotel-0.4 km
Hotel Impiana Casuarina-2.5 km
Impiana Casuarina Hotel-3.3 km
Warita Restaurant-0.8 km
Restaurant Kheng-7 km
Restaurant Zhu Ye Qing-2.1 km
Marry Brown Restaurant-2.1 km
Restaurant Seafood Weng Seng-2.2 km
Sun Lee How Fook Restaurant Ipoh-3.6 km
MP Restaurant-4.4 km
Fu San Dim Sum Restaurant-4.9 km
Popular Nasi Kandar Restaurant-4.7 km