Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple, Ipoh

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#3 of 9 in Historic Sites in Perak
A spiritual and a natural attraction, Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple remains one of the oldest structures of its kind in Malaysia. Climb the 246 steps to witness this structure, built within a limestone cave. Take a moment to take in the peaceful views, then explore the surrounding gardens, filled with flowers, vegetables, and lotus ponds. The cave temple contains significant artworks, including a sculpture of a reclining Buddha, and offers tourists a chance to release turtles into its pond--an action believed to helps balance one's karma. Add Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple and other attractions to your Ipoh trip itinerary using our Ipoh road trip website .
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  • The second temple on my haf-day tour by taxi. There are actually three (or more) temples all lined up on this side of the mountain and it would be better to be independently travelling, to explore the...  more »
  • Kami mengunjungi pada pagi. Terdapat banyak gua di Ipoh dan kita memilih salah satu daripadanya. Kanak-kanak bolehlah memberi pakan ikan dan menarik sekumpulan ikan.  more »
  • This temple was the third one along from the main road and was the least maintained. It was run down and sad to see beggars out the front. The 2 temples next door were well worth the visit for the art...  more »
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  • Simple and nice place to visit and take photos. If there is someone who know the historical background of that place will enhance the visit experience. So if you are bringing your friends there, do some homework and facts. Other than that, I doubt you will like to visit again.
  • I've been living in ipoh for almost 27 years but only recently i got a chance to explore this temple with my friends. A beautiful temple with gorgeous pond and garden. You can walk around the garden and admiring the temple design.
  • One of the oldest Chinese Cave Temple in Town. First time visit this Cave Temple with a fascinating fish pond design and Chinese architecture building.
  • Used to be a great tourist spot. Bit run-down temple. However, there still tortoise pond available inside.
  • I'm here now and its closed without any sign or reason. Anyway if you are like me who came here and you find it closed, you can still visit a temple which is near this one and is nice too

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