Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple

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  • Address: Kek Look Tong, Gunung Rapat, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +60-531281129
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

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. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Ipoh itinerary 1 day.

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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Things to Know Before Visiting Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple

  • 95% of people who visit Ipoh include Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple in their plan

  • 67.16% of people start their Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

93.6% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple

People normally club together Ho Yan Hor Museum and Sam Poh Tong while planning their visit to Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple.

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Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple, Ipoh Reviews

  • A very quiet and peaceful place . This place is well maintained and environment is clean. After walking through this cave, It lead you to a very beautiful garden. Buddhism can pray here. You also can make some donation to the community there for maintenance and further improvement usage.

  • Very serene surroundings with greenery and other creatures living in harmony. On the grounds you can see terrapins to the left and koi fish in the pond on the right. Pigeons also vie for the fish food. As you climb the steps you are met with beautiful formations of stalagmites and stalactites, a testament to mother nature's ingenuity. The place is very clean. Proof of this can be seen in the numerous certificates awarded for cleanliness by the municipal council. Definitely the place to visit if you want to get away from the rat race.

  • About 30 minutes drive from town. And it has decent number of parking lots. A big lot of restroom nearby, next to it has an enclosure of turtles. Then leads to a small steps of stairs into the main entrance to the cave. It's so vast and you can see some birds has already made here their home. Some Chinese deities to pray. Up to the second floor through another flight of stairs has a greater view of the cave, it is so beautiful with the spot lights lit up the ceiling. And more of majestic Chinese deities to pray. Please donate some small fee if you're able to, into their donation boxes. Because this area does not collect any fees, yet the whole area is very well maintained.

  • Very well maintained. You will have to drive through housing areas to get there. Gate closes at 6:30 pm. The atmosphere is amazing inside. Calm and serene. Perfect for meditations.

  • Pretty refreshing! They are dogs, goose, chickens /hens, and butterflies. It is dangerous during typhoon seasons as it gets slippery and hard to depend on stairs especially heavy rain. Short Cycling there is nice and can clear off busy minds for a bit when visiting. Walking is also recommend as well.

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