Art and Cultural Attractions in Ipoh

Art and Cultural Attractions in Ipoh

Ipoh City is Malaysia third largest city and is considered to be a gateway to Cameron Highlands. The city has been given nicknames like The Town Built on Tin, City of Millionaires, The Bougainvillea City and The Hill City. Today the city faces an inflow of tourists that come to experience its lifestyle, culture, historical landmarks, pre-war architectures, mouth-watering cuisine and its famous street art.

Ipoh has many attractions that open up the doors to the city’s heart, its culture and gives you a glimpse into its history. For a complete and experience of what the city was and how it came to be the way it is today, one can take a tour of the art and cultural attractions in Ipoh, which include historical structures like Kellie's Castle, Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple, Heritage House, Kong Heng Square, Han Chin Pet Soo History Museum, Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple and the Qing Xin Ling Leisure and Cultural Village. The old town is the oldest part of the city that has kept the culture of Ipoh still alive in the decade-old coffee shops and other businesses. Another cultural attraction if Ipoh is the night markets. The night markets are a significant part of the Malaysian culture and some of the notable night markets include Gerbang Malam Ipoh Night Market. A major attraction in the city includes street paintings that are painted on old, heritage buildings, that highlight the many cultures of Malaysia. All one has to do to is keep their eyes open to catch a glimpse of such street art. The significance of arts and culture in Ipoh can be seen the moment you step into the city, and visitors from around the world come to catch a glimpse of this.

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