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Ipoh, Malaysia
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple is one of the oldest ones in Ipoh. The outside is beautifully landscaped with a garden with bonsai trees and a large pond full of fishes.It is a cool place in a hot day. We saw a turtle and monkeys....More

4  Thank Titus D
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Not all tempels are well maintained. At some there are people begging for money. Since all temples are in a row it is easy to visit them all, if you want.

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

It was a cooling walk in the temple as it lies in a cave. There is a hall further in but it's closed until further notice. But this did not stop us from spending time walking around the garden & the temple. There is a...More

1  Thank HweiL6
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This place is so old, in a good way! Looks very authentic and historical. It's fascinating to see how it's built within a cave and how it merges really nicely with the nature. Enjoyed walking around looking at the old buddhist statues and artifacts in...More

Thank WaiLoon_17
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Free entrance, good place to snap some photos. There's a lot of Tortoise in the pond and you can feed them.

Thank ccsszz
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is one of the oldest Buddhist Cave Temples in Ipoh. The walk through this extraordinary Cave Temple leads to a very picturesque garden which has a large pond with turtles and fish - a very peaceful setting. There is also a vegetarian restaurant in...More

Thank SFrances C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were at this temple on 1 Apr 2017. It is a Must See place in Ipoh. There were many foreign visitors when we were there. The temple is extraordinary and very cultural.

Thank phuajohnny
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

One of the oldest cave in ipoh. Good to visit with friend n family. The only restaurent here is serve vege. Is a chill place in hot day n u can see turtle n monkey.

1  Thank GaryC4449
Reviewed 4 April 2017

An authentic and old Chinese temple built within a cave, with a beautiful garden and a large pond. Suitable for family. If you like Buddhist culture, this is the place you should visit. There is a vegetarian restaurant in the temple too.

Thank Khoon43
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

A typical Chinese temple built under a hill. Definitely worth to see & gives you some taste of Chinese culture. No entrance fee... & Turtle pond will gives you the reason for visiting again. Nice place... Don't miss!!!

Thank Rahul S
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Response from GaryC4449 | Reviewed this property |
Not many compare to others cave near mountain. Just less then 20 steps to enter the temple main hall then another few more steps to cross a tunnels to reach turtle pool. Again, senior citizens always can take a rest or... More