Ipoh is such a great place to go during holiday with your friends or family. But, where to start? There are a lot of places to visit there, so here are some places to go in Ipoh if you are planning a one day trip.
8 Places To Go In Ipoh
1. Salmah Kopitiam
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Salmah Kopitiam is one of the most popular eatery. This traditional coffee shop has been serving customers for decades and also known for its delicious local dishes and aromatic coffee. The menu features a variety of famous Malaysian breakfast items such as nasi lemak, kaya toast, and half-boiled eggs, as well as lunch and dinner options like curry mee, fried rice, and chicken rice.
|Address||92, Jalan Raja Musa Mahadi, Taman Hillview, 31350 Ipoh, Perak|
|Operating hours||Monday – Sunday, 8am to 1pm|
Here is the menu in Salmah Kopitiam for you to check out!
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The cozy atmosphere and vintage decoration of Salmah Kopitiam add to its charm and make it a favorite among locals and tourists alike. If you wanted to come for breakfast in weekend, make sure to come early or you will be queuing longer. Their limited seats will always be full house, so make sure to go early!
2. Concubine Lane
One of the places to go in Ipoh is Concubine Lane. You probably watch some videos about this Concubine Lane in TikTok and Instagram. There are a lot of things you can find there. For example, if you like to collect some antique stuffs such as old watch, or maybe cute things like mugs, accessories, souvenirs and hats, you can easily spotted it here.
|Address||1-29, Panglima Ln, 30000 Ipoh, Perak|
|Operating hours||Monday – Sunday, 11am to 8pm|
Concubine lane also have a lot of snacks and sweets like raindrop cake, cotton candy, tanghulu, viral rainbow cheese bread and many more. There are also a lot of arts for you to take pictures and pose for your OOTD. If you are planning to go to Concubine Lane, prepare yourself with hat and hand fan because of the hot weather.
3. Han Chin Pet Soo Museum
Han Chin Pet Soo Museum is a museum located in Ipoh, Malaysia, that showcases the history and culture of the Hakka community. The museum was originally a club for the wealthy tin miners in the late 19th century and early 20th century, and it was off-limits to the general public. However, it was restored and opened to the public in 2015 as a museum to preserve the history of the Chinese community in Ipoh.
|Address||3, Jalan Bijeh Timah, 30100 Ipoh, Perak|
|Operating hours||Tuesday – Sunday, 9.30am to 3.30pm|
|Student & Children||RM5|
The museum features exhibits and artifacts that give visitors a glimpse into the lifestyle and culture of the Hakka community during the tin-mining era. It is a great place to learn about the history of Ipoh and its people.
Kindly visit Han Chin Pet Soo Museum Website for more info!
4. Kellie’s Castle
You must have heard about Kellie’s Castle, right? Kellie’s Castle is a historic landmark located in Perak. It was built by William Kellie Smith in the early 20th century for his family. Unfortunately, the castle never complete because of the death of William and all of his family member left the country. Today, Kellie’s Castle is a fascinating glimpse into the colonial history of Malaysia.
|Address||Kompleks Pelancongan Kellie’s Castle Lot 48436, KM 5, 5, Jalan Gopeng, 31000 Batu Gajah, Perak|
|Operating hours||Monday – Sunday, 9.30am to 4.15pm|
|Ticket Types||Malaysian Mykad||Foreigner Passport|
There are a lot of bedrooms and rooms in the castle, including underground and secret rooms. It is a bit haunted because of the death but if you like to learn about the history more, don’t forget to visit Kellie’s Castle!
Check out Kellie’s Castle Website for more info!
5. Gunung Lang
Next places to go in Ipoh is Gunung Lang. Gunung Lang is such a scenic recreational park located in Ipoh, Perak. The park features a beautiful lake surrounded by limestone hills and lush greenery. It also has becoming a popular spot for picnics, family outings, and nature walks. Visitors can rent boats to paddle around the lake or take a stroll along the boardwalk that stretches across the water.
|Address||Jalan Damai, 30100 Ipoh, Perak|
|Operating hours||Monday – Sunday, 8.30am to 6pm|
|Highlight||– Fish feeding|
– Mini Petting Zoo
– Ride the boat
– Jogging and walking around playground
|Children (below 2 years old)||Free|
Gunung Lang also offers a variety of other activities, including a children’s playground, a mini zoo, and a man-made waterfall. The activities that we can do here are visiting the mini zoo, ride the boat around the lake and walking or jogging around the playground. With its natural beauty and family-friendly attractions, Gunung Lang is definitely a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Ipoh.
6. Kek Look Tong Temple
Kek Lok Tong is a renowned cave temple located in Ipoh, Perak. The temple complex is built around a 3 million years old limestone cave and features stunning rock formations with natural features like stalactites and stalagmites. The temple itself is a beautiful blend of traditional Chinese and modern architectural styles. It is surrounded by serene gardens and fish ponds.
|Address||Pesiaran Sepakat 3, Taman Endah Jaya, 31350 Ipoh, Perak.|
|Operating hours||8am to 4.30pm|
|Highlight||– Cycling around the park|
– Paddling the boat around the lake
– Learn about Chinese Buddhist culture
– Walking on the reflexology rock
All visitors can explore the cave and its many chambers for the houses of various Buddhist statues, altars, and shrines. Visitors also can take a peaceful stroll through the beautiful gardens. Kek Lok Tong is actually a very unique and tranquil destination that offers a fascinating insight into Chinese Buddhist culture and the natural wonders of Perak.
Kindly visit Kek Look Tong Temple Website for more info.
7. Qing Xin Ling Leisure And Cultural
Nowadays, Qing Xin Ling Leisure and Cultural Village has become one of the popular tourist destinations located in Ipoh, Perak. The village is surrounded by lush greenery and traditional Chinese architecture, making it feels peaceful and serene retreat for visitors.
|Address||22A, Persiaran Pinggir Rapat 5a, Taman Saikat, 31350 Ipoh, Perak|
|Operating hours||Monday – Saturday, 9.30am to 5pm|
|Highlight||– Ride a free trishaw|
– Write your wish on the wishing tree,
– Fish feeding,
– Visit their small coffee shop,
– Having picnic
– Walking while admiring the beauty nature.
|Children (below 7 years old)||Free|
Qing Xin Ling Leisure and Cultural features a tea house, where visitors can enjoy Chinese tea while taking in the beautiful scenery. The village is a great place to learn about the Chinese culture, as it features numerous artifacts and traditional Chinese items on display. It is a must-visit place for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse themselves in nature and culture.
8. Miker Food
If you are planning to have dinner in Ipoh, make sure you don’t miss any chance to dinner here. Miker Food, located in Ipoh, Perak is one of the best restaurants there. From Malaysian cuisines to western food, they have it all. But, their special signature is Tomyam Nyior is definitely something you should try.
|Address||Lot 10 Riverwalk Kinta Riverfront, 30000 Ipoh, Perak|
|Operating hours||Tuesday – Sunday, 4pm to 11pm|
|Social media||Instagram & Facebook|
They also have various choices of pizza for you to choose. Instead of just sitting inside, you can experience having dinner outside while listening to the busking band at night. It is definitely a good memories to be remember in Ipoh.
Kindly visit Miker Food Website for more info!
There are a lot of places to go in Ipoh. One day trip, you will definitely need more than that! But, here are some places you can choose to visit while staying in Ipoh because it is worth it. There are also more food places for you to check it out! Let’s pack our things and have a holiday!