Perak Cave Temple, Ipoh

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#1 of 12 in Nature in Perak
Step inside Perak Cave Temple to discover giant Buddha statues, Taoist idols, and paintings daubed on the walls among the craggy limestone formations. At the back of the temple chamber, climb a steep set of 246 winding steps, which lead to an open cave offering sweeping views of the surrounding landscape. At the temple entrance, admire the colorful Chinese architecture and the tranquil Japanese pond, home to carp and turtles, which represent longevity. Monks and nuns still reside in this cave, discovered by a Chinese monk in 1890. Before you head to Ipoh, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Ipoh trip itinerary planner , to make sure you see all that Ipoh has to offer, including Perak Cave Temple.
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  • October 3, 2017
    Nice Cave Temple in IPOH, Its near to lake - Gunung Lang Recreational Park. You can spend at least 1 hour in this temple. Must see during your visit in IPOH.  more »
  • October 1, 2017
    Decided to visit place after lunch. It is along the main road which can be seen easily when go past it. They will ask for donation at the cave entrance and another at the staircase towards the top of ...  more »
  • September 20, 2017
    Wonderful cave. Lovely place to rest at a hot sunny day. Love the drawing on the cave walls. It is really well drawn and protected.  more »

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