Ipoh Heritage Walk
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Logan
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia4 contributions
Sep 2020
I was attended by one of the local tour guides i found online by the name of Kenny. He was very passionate in explaining the historical and cultural side of Ipoh. Well done!
Written 3 January 2021
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CoolMan_12
Dubai, United Arab Emirates84 contributions
Oct 2020
The heritage walk is clearly demarcated by necessary markings which make it so encouraging and convenient to walk through. A small town yet so much of effort taken to preserve and highlight its heritage is truly welcoming.
Written 18 October 2020
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Seacroft
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia624 contributions
Aug 2020
Always a must when you visit Ipoh. This wonderful walk takes in all the sites. The tourist office or Internet provides all the historical information you need and it’s easy to use the map provided to navigate round this lovely town.
Written 27 August 2020
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John B
Ipoh, Malaysia14 contributions
Jul 2020
Ipoh is a fascinating, sprawling city with surprises round every corner. We visited the Old Town district, where there is no better way to get a feel of the city’s colonial heritage than by following the famous Heritage Trail. Depending on what you choose to do, the trail can last from a couple of hours to an entire day.

From classic colonial architecture, to chic bistros and shops, to a historic multi-story car park to an old opium den, there really is something for everyone! After mid-morning it can get very hot, but there are many places along the route where visitors can stop to enjoy a coffee or explore the local cuisine.

To follow the trail, we used the smartphone app produced by Ipoh City Council. This app is excellent. It contains just enough interesting historical information about each attraction, and is very easy to navigate.
Written 31 July 2020
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Ricky S
Bandung, Indonesia358 contributions
Dec 2019
If you are new to Ipoh, then please take this heritage walking trail to learn and experience yourself the historic city of Ipoh. Along the trail, you will see many historic buildings, monument, clocktower, etc. There are a few signboards with information about the historic spots you are at. Prepare comfortable walking shoes and don't forget sunscreen when you're outside. The route is within reasonable walking distance and it's very enjoyable to take if you want to catch a glimpse of the old historic parts of the Ipoh city.
Written 6 February 2020
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Cedric Å
Stockholm, Sweden98 contributions
Nov 2019
I found the heritage guide as a Google Maps guide. I used it to navigate around and got to see some parts of Ipoh that I would have missed otherwise. It shows most of the English Colonial architecture and the information signs, where they are available, were informative and gave more information on the history of the buildings. There were only information signs at a few of the buildings however, and the guide does not include all the places you would like to visit. There is not much of directions to follow IRL.
Written 17 November 2019
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TimothyLam
Ipoh, Malaysia31 contributions
Sep 2019
While some are rushing to tear down historical buildings and colonial heritage sites, one can take a nice and pleasant walk in Ipoh's Old Town and enjoy the age old buildings that are very much still alive. Since some ten years back, there has been gradual but certain transformation and injection of new life to this old part of the city. In fact, old town never really faded away. Through the years, even though the city has developed slowly in new town and suburbs, the charm of old town remained largely untouched. Recent renovations, restorations and reinforcements to the pre World War Two buildings have seen a revival and new lease of life to Ipoh old town. You'd be spoilt for choice over food and coffee in both new and old settings. The Heritage Walk that starts at the foot of the Birch memorial clock tower takes you through journey of how Ipoh got her name and the contribution of different communities to her development through the decades and centuries.
Written 14 October 2019
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ContentedTraveller63
Melbourne, Australia254 contributions
Oct 2019
We did the Ipoh Heritage walk today through the old town and thoroughly enjoyed the architecture and ambience. There is some lovely old and very interesting Colonial and Chinese architecture to see.
Written 11 October 2019
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Harrison F. Carter
Cologne, Germany10,753 contributions
Sep 2019 • Couples
This was a lovely thing to do, to see so many of the highlights of Ipoh and to grab snacks and treats along the way. A lovely way to spend a few hours.
Written 9 September 2019
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Hidney
Kuala Lumpur26 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
A nice way to learn about Ipoh and how she came about. Be very ready to share the same spot with strangers though as it is packed with tourist alike. A must when one visit Ipoh
Written 15 August 2019
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