Ipoh is the capital city of Perak and is among the largest cities in Malaysia. During the rule of the British, Ipoh experienced a boom in the tin mining industry and so, many railways were built to shuttle the mined tins to the coastal lines of Perak to be traded. Today, like most parts in Perak, Ipoh is famous for their delicacies they serve as much as the tourist sites within its borders.
Sights and Activities
Gua Tambun Cave Paintings :
Gua Tambun has a number of cave paintings on the cave walls, which show evidence of early human inhabitants before civilization took place. The paintings are estimated to be around 2,000 to 5,000 years old.
Ipoh Heritage Walk :
This 4-mile walk takes tourist down the historical sites and buildings in Ipoh. The history spans 130 years to when Ipoh was just a mere Malay village before being transformed into the bustling metropolitan it is today.