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Ipoh Travel Guide: 251 reviews and 823 photos
I have been to Ipoh countless of times. Once it was a very rich tin mining town with the highest number of Mercedes Benz per person in the world.
The local Chinese dialect used here is Cantonese like in Kuala Lumpur. In Penang, it is Hokkein. Ipoh is called "Paloh" and the name Ipoh is from a tree with poisonese sap used by the aboriginal people for their poison blowpipe darts.
Ipoh is also known as "Little Guilin", the famous region in south western China for the beautiful karst limestone hills.
There are many Chinese temples built inside limestone caves and are major tourist attractions.
When driving the North-South PLUS highway and approaching Ipoh from the north, after crossing the long river bridge, it... more travel advice
Surprise to see rojak sold at the coffee shop. It is very popular in Penang. The various fruits and vegetables like... more travel advice
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