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Ipoh

Trip Planner Asia  /  Malaysia  /  Perak  /  Kinta District  /  Ipoh
(3.5/5 based on 3,800+ reviews for top 20 attractions)
Things to do: theme parks, sightseeing, museums

The Town Built on Tin

The city of Ipoh, fourth-largest in Malaysia and historically a mining town, has recently seen a complete reinvention and resurgence as a burgeoning tourism destination, thanks in part to its significant heritage. An Ipoh holiday nowadays represents a mix of the old and the new as ancient sites spread across a wide area sit side by side with new luxury accommodations and shopping malls. Be sure to sample the local dishes, considered among the best in Malaysia. Add Ipoh and other Malaysia destinations to your travel plans using our Malaysia vacation planner.
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Where to stay in Ipoh

The main concentration of lodgings in Ipoh currently cluster in the newly developed sections of town. Beware of a proliferation of hotels in Ipoh attributing generous stars to their names--a practice that doesn't necessarily reflect the quality of some of the establishments. Do your research in advance to avoid disappointment. The range of available options is huge, with several Ipoh hotels catering to different budgetary needs. The luxury hotels here often have annexed spa and wellness treatment centers.
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