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6 Km's North of Ipoh on road to, Ipoh 31400, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s jaw-dropping awesome and amazingly clean and serene. There are macaques all over the court yard but not in the temple. There’s also a shop selling jades, semi precious stones and souvenirs.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EnidL63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perak Cave is one of the well known cave temples of Ipoh. In the past a number of the Chinese New Year shows used to be filmed here. It's located at the northern side of Ipoh town. One of the differences of Perak Cave is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jchong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cave is very big with large Buddha statues. Good to go there when it is very hot outside. Not suggest to have young children or elder people to walk up the steps as it is very steep and slippery. Toilet is very dirty. Not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jcktsaoe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are some Indians outside collecting "parking fee" which is really disgusting. There are many part of ipoh where they operate "private" car park. But to do it at a place of religion really send a wrong message and just plain wrong

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Daniellovestodance
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perak Cave Temple is the most popular of the cave temples in Ipoh. many tours stop there but none were seen when we visited on a Wednesday around noon time. it is located by itself north of Old Town whereas there are 3 other cave...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mabel j
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Spectacular temple architecture, wall paintings and god statues in the cave. Easy steps that lead up to the top and see the view of Ipoh city. Worth checking out and it took less than an hour for us to finish exploring the temple. Entrance Fee:...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kris T
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Interesting cave temple with Buddhist alters. Lots of monkeys outside frolicking. Long stairway up to see the view. I only made it halfway due to heat and humidity but my son went to the top and he said he may have sweated more than ever...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Smileypokey
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Need place to be visited at Ipoh. Big cave, relaxing with a small temple inside... Is supposed to be free, but there a lady sitting on the chair, who force you to donate....!!!! Became a business???!!!! The views from up isn't nothing special, as around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nuno a
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This was a must-stop in IPOH, known for the various Buddhas inside the cave. I am not Buddhist but one can't help feel calm and serene inside. I didn't opt to climb the 400 plus steps as it was really too hot in the day...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank leok647
Reviewed 15 September 2018

It's an amazing experience to visit this cave. Really huge and maintained well. I haven't visited it for any religious reason but the place looks really beautiful

Date of experience: December 2017
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ChongK285
1 May 2018|
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Response from ockppgs | Reviewed this property |
We are self drive during our trip. But, my understanding is Malaysia is very easy to get a gab and very cheap. Enjoy your trip:)
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virginiaymyuen
23 January 2018|
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For those wanting to take the bus. No.35 drops you off opposite the temple. No. 31 will take you back to Ipoh centre. Stand near the big tree near the exit of the temple
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BexterJap
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Response from Awanastay I | Reviewed this property |
No payment needed. However , you can do some donation up to your wish for maintenance and up keep . No donation will also be ok !
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