Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, Ipoh

4.4
#1 of 16 in Historic Sites in Ipoh
Experience the spiritual charm of Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, a natural limestone cave encircled by spectacular scenery. The cool cave interior features live stalagmites and stalactites and serves as a refuge from the overwhelming heat. The central marble altars feature golden statues of Buddhist and Chinese mythological deities. At the entrance you can feed the koi fish with food  purchased inside the complex, after which you can move on to the Zen gardens and the large lotus pond. To visit Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens and get the most from your holiday in Ipoh, create itinerary details personal to you using our Ipoh trip builder tool.
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  • A nice wonderful place to spend your morning just to relax and walk around. The only downside is that it is inaccessible if you do not have transport to bring you in, as it is far in from the main...  more »
  • It is a good place to relax in a cave and also a garden. The visit probably takes about 1 hour unless you want to sit down and relax in this place.  more »
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  • Panoramic lime stone cave turned into temple of worshippers as well as recreational park (jogging and foot reflexology track, fish pond). The park is on the other side of the mountain, so visitor must pass through the cave. A very relaxing views of greenery embedded into the million old lime stone mountain. Landscaping, toilets and cleanliness nicely managed by private group.
  • We went here based on the reviews and we were not disappointed. From the time we entered until we left we were awestruck. The religious features and the natural structures were so beautiful. You can spend a lot of time here looking around at all the features. Unfortunately the day we went the gardens were closed for "blasting", but we could look out over them from the stairs to the cave. It was still beautiful to look at. I would highly recommend it and would love to go back and look more, especially when the gardens are open.
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