• The Sam Po Tong Buddhist Cave Temple is one of Ipoh's most famous cave temple
  • The entrance hides a narrow cave tunnel to an wooded opening where a pond of aged tortoises are fed by visitors
  • The ragged appearance of this temple compound belies the age and importance of this site
  • The temple situated in the area of Jalan Gopeng


  • Nan Tian Dong is also a limestone Chinese Cave temple.
  • Legend says it was discovered by a Chinese Taoist priest named Kuong San Teik back in 1867 which means to say this temple has a long history of more than 120 years old.
  • "Dong is referred as "cave" while "Nan" is South and the word "Tian" is sky; so if you translate that in English, it simply means, the Cave to host the various Buddhist figures from the southern Sky (heaven)
  • It is located in the area of Jalan Gopeng

  • Also named as Perak Cave Temple
  • The most famous cave temple in Ipoh, capital of Perak state
  • The Museum Cave has a display of statues and murals from Hindu mythology
  • Located in the Tasik Jaya on the Kuala Kangsar Street


  • Kek Lok Tong is Chinese words, which means Cavern of UltimateBliss.
  • It is located not far away from Sam Poh Tong since they are on the same range of limestone hills.
  • The cave temple is only accessible through Gunung Rapat housing area
  • This cave temple apart from from the rest are its collection of bronze statues and well-manicured garden