Travelling back to the past, there is so much interesting history of this unique Ipoh town. Concubine Lane is a small lane located off Jalan Bandar Timah (Leech Street) in Ipoh. Panglima Lane or better known by the local as Concubine Lane is a narrow, uneven path, in Old Town Ipoh, believed to have been discovered in 1908. This was where the mistresses of rich Chinese magnate and British officers reside. Walking through this lane, it is easy to get distracted with colourful windmill, unique signages and various pop-up stalls selling cotton candies, ice balls, cute cacti and many more. The buildings’ architecture around here is worth checking out with its rustic and vintage setting. Concubine Lane is most vibrant especially during weekend where people come to stroll along to take pictures and enjoy various delectable cuisines at many hipster cafes here. If you have things for antique, this would be a haven for you.
Being a sister to the famous Sunway Laggon, Lost World of Tambun is a well-managed water and amusement park nestled in a breathtaking setting in the suburb of Ipoh. Set in a strategic location, the park tucked at the foot of majestic steep limestone hills which is a unique characteristic of this town. Surrounded with lush greenery, it is easy to forget that the park is located just a few minutes away from the hectic Ipoh city. Comprises of a water park, amusement park, tiger valley, tin valley and petting zoo, Lost World of Tambun is an ideal place for the whole family members to bond.
This place is known amongst locals as “Perak Tong” or “Pek Lik Tong” in Cantonese. Located along Jalan Kuala Kangsar in Ipoh, this temple is one of the most popular limestone cave temples in the city. Discovered by a couple origanated from China, this temple has become one of the best cave temples in Malaysia after more than 50 years of attentive and meticulous development. Today , this temple is managed by the descendants of the couple and has been captivating the tourists not only with the 40ft tall Buddha in a sitting position, but the artistic paintings of deities, warriors and fairies, and colourful wall murals on the inner part of the cave.
The name of this place is a tribute to the history of Ipoh. In Bahasa Malaysian, Sarang" is the word for nest, which means a place to rest, whereas Ipoh was fondly recalled as "Paloh", a symbolic of the dams that were constructed along the Kinta River for fishing purposes back to the old days. The building of this place is uniquely designed with the touch of classic yet lavish decor. The timber flooring and beautiful high ceiling gives a stunning setting to this cozy hotel. Featured with many types of rooms to choose from, there are also standard essential facilities available to deliver warm and comfortable service that will make you feel at home.
Officially launched in November 2015, this new hotel addition to the Ipoh town is well greeted by both local and international guests. Located strategically in a close proximity with many local attractions such as Han Chin Pet Soo (0.28 km), Concubine Lane (0.29 km), Ipoh Mural (0.39 km), Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainon (1.47 km) and many more, this hotel is an absolute pick for both business and leisure travellers in Ipoh. Their standard rooms are cozy enough with essential facilities while their superior rooms are comlimented with high end decor and amenities that will make your stay a memorable one.