Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple, Ipoh
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple, Ipoh - Address, Phone Number
Address: Kek Look Tong, Gunung Rapat, Ipoh, Perak
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
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Religious Site, Temple, Cave, Geological Formation, Garden, Family And Kids, Lake
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About Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple, Ipoh
The Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple is a tourist attraction situated to the south of Ipoh. The cave temple is spread over a 12 acre site and has been used ever since 1920 as a place of worship. In 1960 however, the cave became part of an iron mining site. The temple is set in a huge cave in the limestone outcrops around 5 kilometers south of Ipoh.The Kek Lok Tong complex comprises of a central altar and a number of Buddhist figures as well as various deities of the Chinese pantheon. The most unique thing about the caves is that their great garden views once you get inside the caves. The award winning landscape garden also offers you a jogging path surrounding two lakes and probably the longest reflexology footpaths in Ipoh.
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple Information
- Refrain from entering the cave if you are physically unfit.
- Do read up on the history and hire a guide if possible to absorb the experience completely.
- There is a lot of walking involved, so wear appropriate footwear.
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple Ticket Prices
- Free entry. Please contact the authorities to find out about any additional prices.
How To reach Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple by Public Transport
- A trip to Kek Look Tong via Taxi from the city centre (where the train stations and bus stations are) will take about 15 minutes.
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I've been going here for the past 20 years. It has only gotten better. The maintenance of this place is impeccable. It's a great day out for family or even just to be alone with your thoughts. I've seen even artists sit and sketch images here. It is one of the best places to experience the amazing limestone Hills of the area as well as a slice of culture.
Very nice ancient Chinese temple, can shoot lots of photo here in both day and night time. Chinese New Year period will have lantern show. This is one of the most popular must visit place
The cave is stunning! Never visited this place, it's surprisingly beautiful. There are some big statues which are really nice. But the stalactites are the ones that took my breath away. Worth a visit.
Majestic cave with big Buddha statues. Cool formations of stalactites. Locals love to jog and practice tai-chi at the garden behind the cave.
A spectacular view inside the cave filled with chambers highlight by electric lighting shone on its extensive ceiling formation with stalagmites and stalactiles. There a few spots where rainwater seeping through it crack and formed mini pool. A good place to visit for it coolness ambience to escape the scorching hot sunny afternoon.