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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Following from the success of street art in Penang, Ipoh also had its own street art initiative. Many of the earlier works were sponsored by the Old Town White Coffee chain, but later more works by others also appeared in different spots around the old...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jchong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have been to Penang and seen their street art, you might be disappointed in the Ipoh selection, but I found it very refreshing and well done. You will not find crowds of people at these. Start out at the Tourist Information Center, they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 16 October 2018

the murals kinda scattered. have to walk around to find it. get a map from the nearby tourist centre (near a field)

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Josilva M
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Nothing special, but could be a good started .... Some "art" , but far to be amazing.... If you are around, worth the visit...

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

There are many write up about this subject; and make this a one of the MUST SEE in IPOH. The art murals are on one of the lanes. However, the maintenance is VERY POOR, as most of the art works are in very SAD condition;...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank 313globetrotter
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

It was like a little treasure hunt, so it was nice to walk around to look for them. I was able to find all of them, as it was getting dark. Unfortunately, 'The Girl' was painted over, so that was a disappointment. I was able...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Visited this area just yesterday. This is generally a good area if it's your first time to Ipoh and you want to travel around the town as the art murals are placed here and there. Pros: i) If you stay in Ipoh new town centre,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wickedpaul
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

If you’ve visited Penang already, you’ll be familiar with the style. It’s hot seeking them out, and even better when you stumble across one, but worth the effort.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RDL99
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

A highlight to wander around the intricate art murals . Lots of character and colours depicted ,some contemporary works amongst the older authentic styles. Great architecture to be viewed , your senses will be alert to the smells and flavours emitted as you wander ....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank James W
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Loved the old town of Ipoh and it's street art. While there are not as many paintings as in Georgetown it's a lot quieter and not as touristy giving you the opportunity to enjoy everything. And some of the street art is simply fantastic! Definitely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Caroline B | Reviewed this property |
It's in the middle of town, so the restored houses in concubine lane are the closest you are likely to find to a homestay. Not many people live in the town centre. There are a lot of budget hotels in Ipoh too, but I don't... More
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