Ipoh is the capital city of Perak state in Malaysia, which has a spectacular blend of historical buildings and modern developments.
Situated on the country’s north-south expressway and nicknamed the ‘City of Millionaires’, Ipoh offers an array of attractions for those planning a visit, ranging from cultural escapes to family-oriented fun.
One of the most glorious cave systems in Malaysia can be found in the vicinity of Ipoh at Gua Tempurung, offering an intricate network of caverns that are open to visitors and featuring spectacular white marble and limestone towers within.
Nearly 2km of rock formations can be found underground, running from east to west in the caves, with a number of wonders that can be seen only in this part of the world. Highlights include breathtaking stalactites and stalagmites that have built up over millions of years, with cave systems honeycombing the limestone hills.
Families planning a getaway in Ipoh might also like to check out the Lost World of Tambun, which can be found at Sunway City. A great day out for all the family, the Lost World is a man-made water park set in the beautiful and natural surroundings of the 400-million-year-old limestone hills of Tambun.
Visitors can enjoy all the attractions of a conventional theme park, while soaking in the unique and breathtaking panorama of the place. Areas of the park are dedicated to the myriad activities on offer, with the Waterfall Beach Garden, Adventure River, Tambun hot springs and much more available for those looking for fun and relaxation.