Top Historical Places in Ipoh

Are you looking to explore the history of Ipoh through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Ipoh including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Ipoh. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Ipoh ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Ipoh, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Ipoh for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Ipoh with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Ipoh World

    Tags: Museum, Educational Site, Heritage Building

    Established in 2004 to promote awareness and appreciation of Perak, which is also known as the Silver State of Malaysia, Ipoh World is a great way to explore the local history and culture of Ipoh. The place gained even more popularity after its first exhibition in 2006 known as “The Story of Ipoh: From Feet to Flight”. They have with them a broad variety of local postcards, photogr...Read more
  2. Concubine Lane

    Tags: Historical Site, Streets

    Strolling around this colonial city of Ipoh, you are to come across diverse facts that beckon its changing face. Especially in the past few years, several places in the city depict this fact; like the Concubine Lane. This Ipoh attraction has an interesting tale attached to it, owing to the fact that the lane is named after one of the wives of a mining tycoon called Yao Tet Shin. It is said tha...Read more
  3. Heritage House

    Tags: Art And Culture, Heritage Building

    Heritage house is the best way to retrace the lives of locals living here. There are numerous artefacts, documents, antiquities, antiques, old furniture and calligraphy paintings on display which help you figure out the lives of these people from upto 125 years ago. All thanks to Wang Kun-Xiang who’s the financial controller of the Heritage House. Mr. Xiang has a special preference for a...Read more
  4. Birch Memorial Tower

    Tags: Historical Site, Tower, Architecture , Heritage Building

    This tower is erected in memory of J.W.W.Birch, the first British Resident of Perak who was assassinated in 1875 by local Malay Chief Datuk Maharaja Lela. Standing in front of the Ipoh State Mosque, the square tower comprises a portrait bust and four panels illustrating the growth of civilization. The clock tower has one mother bell, 6 feet 6 inches in diameter and four smaller bells which wer...Read more
  5. Ling Sen Tong Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Cave, Garden

    Ling Sen Tong is a majestic Taoist cave temple located at the foot of a limestone hill in Ipoh. The meaning of the name is Rock of Heavenly Spirits. Ling Sen Tong cave temple is located right next to Nam Thean Tong and Sam Poh Tong. It is right off at Jalan Gopeng which is located on the southern outskirts of Ipoh. The main temple is adorned with many statues of various different designs ...Read more
  6. Ipoh War Memorial

    Tags: War Memorial

    Set right in front of the Ipoh Railway Station, Ipoh War memorial is one of the most historic sights of the city given its patriotic significance. The attraction is the ground of several who were martyred during the fight of World War I that went on through the years of 1914 to 1918. Along with this historic event, even the events of World War II, the Emergency and Indonesia-Malaysia Confronta...Read more
  7. Kellie's Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Castle, Historical Site, Architecture

    Kellie Castle Ipoh also known as Kellie's Folly. kellie castle perak was made with a purpose of being a home away from home for Scottish Planter, William Kellie Smith back in the 20th century. Kellies Castle located near Batu Gajah in Perak. This Kellie's Castle mansion has a Moorish architecture with rooms designed for Kellie's son and daughter. A living hall, a place of worship, a f...Read more
  8. Gua Tambun

    Tags: Historical Site

    Come to Gua Tambun, a place best known for its history in Perak, with some of the most well-preserved ancient heritage. Situated on Gunong Panjang limestone hill in the outskirts of the Ipoh Town border, Malaysia, this heritage hunt will take you across a limestone cave, finely crafted with featuring Neolithic wall paintings that still continue to provide a link to the past. No doubt, a short v...Read more