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16, Jalan Sultan Iskandar, Ipoh, Kinta, Perak, Malaysia, 30000
23-25, Jalan Toh Puan Chan, Kampung Jawa, Ipoh, Kinta, Perak, Malaysia, 30300
The Funtasy House Trick Art is a new attraction in Ipoh. It is a family-orientated 3D art gallery where optical tricks are being drawn into the walls. The Funtasy Trick Art House was opened back in 2015, and it has been one of the top-must-visit places in Ipoh. Inside the building, there are more than twenty drawings and murals, all has its own optical tricks such as falling into a deep hole, a magic broom breezing through the sky and such. These drawings were done by nine local artists. All the drawings carry the themes of fun and fantasy. The 3D trick art house is divided into rooms and almost each one of them has its own theme such as the circus and also upside-down.
Driving to this Funtasy House Trick Art from Kuala Lumpur will take about two hours and twenty minutes for the 200 kilometres’ drive. If from Ipoh town, the trip is just less than ten minutes as it is located about two kilometres.
Buses to Ipoh from Kuala Lumpur will start at RM 20 per one way trip with the drop off at Aman Jaya Bus Terminal. From the bus terminal, it will take about twenty minutes to reach the Funtasy House Trick Art.
There is a small airport in Ipoh, the Sultan Azlan Shah airport, located just under fifteen minutes from the Funtasy House Trick Art building. This airport caters for only three destinations; domestically from Johor Bahru, and internationally from Medan and Singapore.
Another arts ‘exhibition’ in Ipoh at the old part of the town. The OLDTOWN White Coffee company, a famous kopitiam-franchise company, has teamed up with the well-known Lithuanian artist, Ernest Zacharevic, to create murals all over the old town of Ipoh. These murals are known as the ‘Art of OLDTOWN’ are a collection to celebrate the heritage and history of Ipoh, the Old Town and the OLDTOWN White Coffee. Here, there are eight huge murals, decorating the walls of the old buildings in the old town covering from A Paper Plane, to An Old Uncle Drinking Coffee and A ‘Kopi’ Break and also A Bag of Coffee among others. Coffees are the main theme as Ipoh is the birthplace of the famous white coffee. These murals are free to enjoy and it is located just ten minutes away from the Funtasy House Trick Art.
A museum that shows the simple and yet impressive lives of the Gopeng people, some 125 years ago. Their lives are shown in the form of antiquities, antiques, old furniture with a number of calligraphy paintings and they are housed inside the Heritage House. Apart from that, the museum also shows the everyday life of a Gopeng people, with a kopitiam, a barber shop and also a feng shui air well. The living quarters are decorated and filled with ornaments that accurately reflect what the people of Gopeng had especially the middle-class family. This museum is located 18 kilometres away from Funtasy House Trick Art and the admission is free.
A unique way to stay in Ipoh. Built in the middle of the old town of Ipoh, this hostel has received impressive reviews from its previous customers. The small rooms provided are comfortable with beds that can ensure a great night sleep. The bathrooms, despite being shared, are clean and well-kept. They only have two types of room, the Mixed Pods; for one person that cost at RM 52 per night and the Mixed Pod Plus for two person or anyone that prefers to sleep in a double bed and this cost RM 96 per night. All of the rooms have a complimentary Wi-Fi connection. There are no breakfast service or any other meal services but this hostel is located in the middle of the food heaven with lots of food choices to choose from. The Container Hotel is just 50 meters from the Funtasy House Trick Art.