Lost World of Tambun
Lost World of Tambun is a breathtaking adventure destination set in the magnetizing scenery on the outskirts of Ipoh. This premium Malaysian theme park was restored from a tin-mining wasteland, and today it holds the most prominent mark in the world map as a popular tourist attraction.It is cocooned by 400 years old limestone features, hot springs, and lush tropical jungle. It consists of seven adrenaline rushing adventure parks that offer a splendid eco-adventure excursion opportunity to the visitors. This theme park offers world-class roller coaster rides and land-based thrilling amusement rides that will give you a punch of heart-racing adventure and fun. It is the only theme park in Southeast Asia having natural hot springs along with a wide array of rides and attractions. The water in these hot springs have healing properties and therefore, a huge number of visitors regularly visit these sacred healing sites.The temperature of the water in these pools exceeds beyond forty-degree Centigrade in the afternoon, but it cools down a bit in the evening. You can, therefore, appreciate the beauty of these hot springs only in the evening. Attached to these hot springs are some of the most rejuvenating massage facilities where you can indulge in a relaxing spa experience. There are endless spills and thrills for each one of you in this theme park. It is an ideal spot where you can indulge into a fun filled adventure with your family and friends. From the biggest wave pools to the kids Explorabay, cliff raiser and tube raider this theme park offers multiple surfs and slides to keep you entertained while you visit this theme park.
Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple
A famous cave temple located in Gunung Rapa, Sam Poh Tong Cave is an inspiring work of art and is believed to be the largest cave temple of the country. Set amidst the scenic beauty, the temple consists of numerous Buddha statues and figures of other deities scattered all over the cave among the limestone formation. The front of the temple is adorned with a beautiful garden surrounding a pond. The garden itself is beautifully decorated with pagodas and stone lanterns. Highlights: A pathway behind the main altar takes you to the turtle pond. The locals believe that releasing tortoises in the pond will harmonize their karma. There are five species of turtles in the pond. Location: The temple is located in Gunung Rapat, five kilometres south of Ipoh. You can take a bus from Ipoh bus station to reach the temple. Timing: 9:30 am - 04:00 pm Price: N/A
Han Chin Pet Soo Museum
The country’s first Hakka Tin mining Museum, Han Chin Pet Soo Museum is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Ipoh. The entry to the museum is only allowed to the club members and their guests and the tour appointments can be made online. The museum exhibits the highlights of tin mining process of the early days. It also tells about the unethical activities of the club members in the past named as Four Evils that enticed the Hakka miners. The exhibits also tell in detail about the journey of Hakka people from China to Ipoh. Highlights: The backyard which is now the town square is a great place for clicking photographs. The exhibitions that explain the early history of immigrated Chinese people to the city. Location: The museum is located on the border of Ipoh's Old Town near Kinta River. Timings: 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM Price: N/A
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