Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens

Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens

Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens
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  • Ipohboymartin
    Bedfordshire, United Kingdom17 contributions
    Peaceful and calming
    This is one of my favourite places to visit. The steps lead you up.imto the xave with a variety of deities around you. The stalactites and stalagmites are impressive. Walking through to the cave area is peaceful, and you emerge from the caves into the eell kept gardens. There are several places where you can sit in the shade and admire the surroundings. I have been coming here since 1999 and will continue to do so.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 May 2023
  • May F
    Loveland, Colorado1,757 contributions
    Kek Lok Tong cave in Ipoh
    What a nice place to visit in Ipoh stopover. The cave is a Chinese temple and very well kept, clean and maintained. It opens up to a beautiful garden with lots of activities like boating, cycling. The cave have small elevator for disabled guests. Worth a visit.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 6 June 2023
  • rayswee
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia457 contributions
    Chinese temple
    A place of interest that is a must to visit when you visit Ipoh. This is another Chinese temple that is built inside the cave. The only difference is that there have a lake and garden behind the temple. This temple is good for elderly and family with children. It is free of charge and there is ample of free car park (which is recommended). The drive to there is about 5.7km from the city
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 October 2023
  • Vicki S
    3 contributions
    Something for all the family
    Fascinating temple in the cave, and the family enjoyed the opportunity to explore the limestone up close. But somehow it's the approach out of the cave and into lush garden greenery which makes it feel just a little bit magical. Kids enjoyed spotting fish and turtles in the lake, and trying the reflexology walk (ouch!).
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 15 February 2024
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Vicki S
3 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
Fascinating temple in the cave, and the family enjoyed the opportunity to explore the limestone up close. But somehow it's the approach out of the cave and into lush garden greenery which makes it feel just a little bit magical.
Kids enjoyed spotting fish and turtles in the lake, and trying the reflexology walk (ouch!).
Written 16 February 2024
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Happiness793902
4 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
What an amazing place. We were staggered at the cave with the stalagmites and stalactites. We then went through into the gardens , so beautiful and tranquil
Written 12 February 2024
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rayswee
Phnom Penh, Cambodia457 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
A place of interest that is a must to visit when you visit Ipoh. This is another Chinese temple that is built inside the cave. The only difference is that there have a lake and garden behind the temple. This temple is good for elderly and family with children. It is free of charge and there is ample of free car park (which is recommended). The drive to there is about 5.7km from the city
Written 17 October 2023
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May F
Loveland, CO1,757 contributions
May 2023 • Family
What a nice place to visit in Ipoh stopover. The cave is a Chinese temple and very well kept, clean and maintained. It opens up to a beautiful garden with lots of activities like boating, cycling. The cave have small elevator for disabled guests. Worth a visit.
Written 6 June 2023
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Ipohboymartin
Bedfordshire, UK17 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
This is one of my favourite places to visit. The steps lead you up.imto the xave with a variety of deities around you. The stalactites and stalagmites are impressive. Walking through to the cave area is peaceful, and you emerge from the caves into the eell kept gardens. There are several places where you can sit in the shade and admire the surroundings. I have been coming here since 1999 and will continue to do so.
Written 30 May 2023
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Sangeetha R
7 contributions
Jan 2023 • Family
We arrived and found a big notice saying closed for renovation works. Not sure when will open. Best to call the admin before going.
Written 22 January 2023
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Mark T
Singapore, Singapore181 contributions
Jan 2023
The flight of 30 steps or so takes you up to a platform under a huge high cave. Another 50 meters down it opens into a nice garden with a lake. Regrettably the hills in the background are being exploited ofr clay. Nice place for all ages.
Written 13 January 2023
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dyhx
Singapore3,491 contributions
Jan 2023 • Friends
An interesting cave, and coming through it, leads one to a huge garden that has been somewhat commercialised, with tourist-family-friendly activities such as cycling and water-paddling.

It was a fairly easy walk, despite several flights of stairs, but because it's proper paved stone steps, it made it alot easier.

The ceiling where the actual natural cave is, is what's truly a sight here. Otherwise I felt the cave is generally too 'man-made' with a full cement flooring, bronze statues of various Buddhas, steel railings and even flood lights at various points. Felt as if the hole was intentionally cut thru to turn this into a tourist attraction, rather than a natural cave that was discovered and developed to ensure safe visiting. And despite all the man-made bits, I wished there was a board that provided more info on the cave such as the history, when it was discovered, what it was made of etc.

Without these, it was just like a huge park for a nice morning walk, to breath in some fresh air.
Written 2 January 2023
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Jimmy Ong
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia824 contributions
Dec 2022
This stopver was not in our plan. Since it's too early to check-in to our hotel, we decided to spend our time here. It's amazing how to made a cave into a chinese temple. Really amazing architecture. What surprised me is that there is also malay (lots of them) visiting the chinese temple.
Written 28 December 2022
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chua eddy
6 contributions
Oct 2022 • Couples
Very nice & interesting temple, we can't see this in s'pore espicially the cave. But you need transport to visit there.
Written 7 October 2022
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