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Ungku Omar Polytechnic is an education institution or best known as Malaysian polytechnic which is situated on Jalan Dairy, Ipoh. The name of the Polytechnic was named after the late Dr Ungku Omar bin Ungku Ahmad. It was established by the Malaysian Ministry of Education with help from UNESCO in 1969. The Polytechnic received RM24.5 million funding from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UNESCO was responsible for its construction.
Ungku Omar Polytechnic is the oldest polytechnic in Malaysia. The courses provided to the student include Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Marine Engineering, Information & Communication Technology, Mathematics, Science & Computer Studies, Commerce and General studies.
The nearest airport to Ungku Omar Polytechnic is Sultan Azlan Shah Airport. You can take Malindo Air or Firefly to the airport and take a taxi to the Polytechnic where the journey takes 8 minutes’ drive away.
The nearest express bus terminal is the Ipoh Express Bus Terminal which is located at Persiaran Meru Raya. You can take a direct trip from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) and Hentian Duta Bus Terminal to Ipoh. From Ipoh, you can take local bus or taxi to Ungku Omar Polytechnic where the journey takes approximately 9 minutes’ drive away.
If you travel from North and South Peninsular of Malaysia you may use North-South Expressway to reach Ungku Omar Polytechnic. If you are from Kuala Lumpur the journey is only 2 hours driving distance to Ungku Omar Polytechnic.
The Electric Train Service (ETS) is a great way to reach Ipoh. You can take the ETS from Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station to reach Ipoh Railway Station. From the station, you may hail a taxi or local bus to reach Ungku Omar Polytechnic.
You can start your trip to Tambun Cave that is located a few minutes’ drive from the Ungku Omar Polytechnic. Tambun Cave was known as a sanctuary for local spiritual ceremony or as an Oracle site. You can find here over 600 distinct rock art elements that possibly making Gua Tambun the largest rock art site in Malaysia.
Lost World of Tambun is a one of the main tourist destination in Ipoh that you shouldn’t miss visiting during your trip at Ungku Omar Polytechnic. The main attractions of the park are its calming hot springs as well as the water park. You also can have fun and enjoy at the Amusement Park, Tiger Valley, Lost World Petting Zoo, Lost World Ipoh Street, Adventure Park, Night Spa and Tin Valley.
You can visit the scenic scenery of Ipoh Railway Station during your trip to Ungku Omar Polytechnic. Ipoh Railway Station is a stately building of Moorish architecture and as an impressive landmark fronted by a flower garden. The building also houses to the hotel called the Majestic Hotel.
Another attraction that you shouldn’t miss to visit is Birch Memorial Clock Tower. The tower was built in memory of the British Resident, J.W.W. Birch, who was killed at Pasir Salak on November 2, 1875. There is also a children’s playground and outdoor eateries serving some of Ipoh’s better-known hawker fares.
For travellers looking for the historic site during their trip, Darul Ridzuan Museum is an ideal place to visit. It was built in 1926 by a rich and successful tin miner called Foo Choong Kit. Visitors can browse through the museum and learn about the early history of Perak.
Golden Room Hotel Ampang, Ipoh is ideally situated in the heart of Ipoh. This hotel located near to Ungku Omar Polytechnic within 4.48 m away. The city centre is merely 5.8 km away and the airport can be reached within 10 minutes. This 3-star hotel is the smartest choice for you who are looking for comfort at a cheap price.
S Boutique Hotel is a 3-star hotel is conveniently located in Ipoh City Center. This hotel offers great amenities and services to the guest at a cheap price. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer.