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Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens

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Bank Pertanian Malaysia Gunung Rapat. Ipoh, Ipoh 30450, Malaysia
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“lotus pond” (18 reviews)
“cave temple” (70 reviews)
“kek lok tong” (28 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Bank Pertanian Malaysia Gunung Rapat. Ipoh, Ipoh 30450, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful cave temple surrounded by mountains. Walk through the cave and you come across what feels like a hidden garden with an enormous lotus pond and places to sit and enjoy the serenity. Bring a book and a cold drink and spend some time relaxing....More

Thank KTKaty
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy some quiet and calm place to de-stress, there is a quite place just behind the busy stretch of the Ipoh-Kampar trunk road where the hills and caves are serenely located. The caves in Kek Lok Tong are well managed by a Temple...More

Thank TimothyLam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jin Long Seafood Restaurant is at Block 412 Bedok North Avenue 2 #01-152, Singapore 460412. The food and servkice provided are excellant. The Sri Lanka Live chilli crab is one of the best in Singapore. Equally good are the scallop & Banana, Hong Kong Style...More

Thank phuajohnny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This huge naturally formed cavern is a beautiful place to see on any trip to Ipoh. The air circulation is good and if opens onto a wonderful lake view where many joggers can enjoy their favourite pastime.

Thank lotusense
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a lovely cave temple -- so interesting to wander around, and so well maintained. Free entry. Fantastic to visit.

Thank CookKim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a truthly natural cave with well maintenance. It is free entrance. You might go through the residents area before arrival at kek long tong. In the cave you can see a lot of nature scence. It has a nice garden behind the cave....More

Thank Nicholas Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is not far from a neighbourhood and right after a Malay cemetery. Slowly take your time to enjoy the cave structure forming the stalactite and stalagmite. Also the buhhist statues being placed there for prayer. At the other side of the cave, infront...More

1  Thank Heng How N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Too hot at the Zen garden is lack of maintence..what a disappointed..itvis good ten year ago..but..now..

Thank lourencechee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You really can see what human are able to build and to achieve!! It's only wonderful natural creation. Everything is clean around, ppl whom taking cares fo the temples are kind and they can explain you if you have some questions, the park from the...More

Thank Youness D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Kek Look Tong cave temple on a Monday morning at about 11am. It's about 20 minutes drive from Ipoh city centre. You have to take a few turns after exiting the highway and for a while we wondered where this was leading...More

Thank RK_Girish_Menon
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13 October 2017|
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Response from thevas2017 | Reviewed this property |
There is a big parking lot where bus & cars are parked and it is sandy definitely you cannot carry out your activities there so there is no choice for you other then to have your activities at the zen gardens and it also... More
25 September 2017|
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Response from ChangBoris | Reviewed this property |
The roads are wide enough for a Tour bus to drive in and the car park is pretty large.
31 August 2017|
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Response from Weelee66 | Reviewed this property |
The entry is free, you can buy some fish food to feed the carp. I believe the local businesses and community upkeep the temple through their patronage. You may make offerings and it is strictly voluntary.