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Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple

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Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple

319 Reviews
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IPOH HAS MANY NICE ATTRACTIONS AND SIGHTS IN AND AROUND THE CITY. ONE POPULAR ATTRACTION IS THE RAILWAY STATION, TOWN HALL AND HIGH COURT. OTHER ATTRACTIONS ARE: IPOH HERITAGE WALK, KELLIE'S CASTLE, KEK LOK TONG CAVE TEMPLE AND ZEN GARDENS WITH ITS NUMEROUS BEAUTIFUL BUDDHA STATUES. <br><br>SINCE ITS INCEPTION IN 2000, ORANG UTAN ISLAND HAS PROGRESSED FROM BEING A SANCTUARY, WHERE VISITORS EXPERIENCED FIRST-HAND AWARENESS AND EDUCATION ON THE ORANGUTAN, TO A RECOGNIZED EX-SITU CONSERVATION FACILITY AND REFERRAL CENTER FOR THE ENDANGERED BORNEAN ORANGUTAN.<br><br>IPOH IS THE CAPITAL CITY OF THE STATE OF PERAK AND IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST CITIES IN MALAYSIA WITH OVER 750.000 INHABITANTS. THERE ARE ALSO NUMEROUS NIGHT MARKETS AT DIFFERENT LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT IPOH; BESIDES BROWSING FOR NICE BUYS YOU CAN ALSO BUY SNACKS AND FOOD AT THE MARKETS.<br><br>HOTEL PICK-UP &amp; DROP-OFF INCLUDED.
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Natalie P wrote a review Jul 2020
Bucharest, Romania263 contributions34 helpful votes
After visiting the Kek Lok Tong we had fairly high expectations of this place. Sadly we were disappointed. Small road leads to temple, we’re many men sit on the side of the road begging. Parked in a muddy and dirty car park. Ventured inside (free of charge). There is a small pond which is kinda funky but next to a garage. Temple is built into the cave wall but place seemed dirty, slippery and with hoses running across the floor. Outside is tortoise pond, a good 50 or more animals penned in on concrete with a small bit of water. Looked like battery farm for tortoises, poor creatures. You can pay to buy food for them. Wouldn’t recommend, wouldn’t go back.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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David N wrote a review Mar 2020
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Unmissable if you are in Ipoh, but I highly recommend having a driver that can stay with you, because walking is too long and getting a Grab is very difficult. The hidden temple (and turtle pond!) are the stuff of dreams!!!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Koloblicin wrote a review Mar 2020
Singapore, Singapore537 contributions191 helpful votes
The first thing after arriving in Ipoh is to come to Sam Poh Tong to pay respect to granny. The temple is quiet in the morning, and has many monkeys. RIP
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Shane B wrote a review Mar 2020
Perth, Australia210 contributions32 helpful votes
This temple is my favorite. Its not the biggest, looks like a bit of maintenance needed but feels very peaceful and once you go through the cave temple you come out into an enclosed area with a tortoise pool. You can buy some food to feed them if you want. Get there early and enjoy how quite it is. Once you have had a good look you can move onto the next temple which is right next t it.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Steph S wrote a review Feb 2020
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Lovely caves and lovely volunteers here. A number of stairs but a lovely place with various shrines. It's a must to feed the turtles... so much fun
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Date of experience: February 2020
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