Ipoh Is New Tourism Spot In Malaysia
The sights of Ipoh with are the perfect combinations of the old and modern architecture. travel experts are suggesting it as the ideal destination you should try on your next journey.
Already long ago, the city of Ipoh had not retained its position as the capital of the province of Malaysia Perak. However, everything seems to be changing, and most easily to see is the streets of Old Town. Ignoring these destinations which have became familiar, come to Malaysia this time, you should try to discover the following landmarks in Ipoh:
‘Golden Triangle’ – 3 destinations in the center
Western Coast of the Kinta River is home of the historic architectural construction of Ipoh. Under British colonial rule, the royal architecture has been built throughout the land. Ipoh train station in the early 20th century is known under the name Tah Mahal by the white dome roof gorgeous. Town Hall is a suitable landmark which for shooting. 5 minutes from the town hall is the gorgeous white Courthouse, and memorial clock tower Birch.
Kon Heong streets and the heritage of Ipoh
The old mansion here was restored to become hotels, cafes and places selling handicrafts. Sekeping Kong Heng is the most bustlight place in the heart of Old Town. Along the hotels here are the handicraft article shop and coffee stalls. Bits & Bobs food stall selling ais Kepa dish (cream snow) is very famous. Nearby is Ipog Craftnerds, display and sale handicrafts and jewelry, and Roquette – a crowded slum where the young people gather and drink coffee.
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Concubine historical path
Tourists and local residents often visit Lorong Panglima – which is also known under the name of Concubine. Ipoh residents often tell stories about the beauty of the city. Lorong Panglima though has not been renovated for years, this path is still a landmark of Malaysian heritage road. The restaurant was built here and many famous hotels also present, typically is 27 Concubine hotel.
Modern mural art
Ernest Zacharevic artists have inspired the heroic past of Ipoh to paint graffiti on walls around the city. He began this work in 2014 with a project called Art of the Old Town, he tell the history of ipoh via the painting on the walls. Coffee bags, man enjoy coffee … is one of the content of the paintings. There are many styles paintings drawn in 3D and you can enjoy them while passing Jahan Market, Jalan Tun Sambathan and Jalan Padang. Beside Zacharevic, street art here is also quite interesting because of the various changes by time of year.
Coffee drinking culture in Ipoh
Coffee Art has been famous in Ipoh since the past. Kopi putih – Unique white coffees of the city is made according to a special formula. The original formula of this coffee is told to be invent from Sin Yoon Loong – a place professionally serving coffee for years. To enjoy this unique drinks, you should go to Lim Ko Pi – a restaurant that sells coffee with a mission to preserve traditional craft of Ipoh. This shop is located in an old building built in the 1920s.
The oldest religious architectural construction
Suburbs of Ipoh is where the focus of religious architectural constructions which have lifetime age up to several centuries. These constructions contain the art works, mainly carve on limestone cliffs, and the most famous probably be the Sam Poh Tong- a cave used as the hermitage of the monks in the 1890s and became a complex temple. Solemn atmosphere in this sacred place remained intact after hundreds of years with a statue of Buddha guarding at the entrance and the candles are lit along the cave.