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Ipoh Isn’t Just Famous for Food, Here are 7 Stunning Places That’ll Slay Your Insta Feed


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Everyone loves to scout for places that would look great on their Instagram feed, right? Well, if you’re an Insta-addict who’s constantly on the lookout for an Instagram photoshoot location, then exploring Ipoh is a must! Ipoh has more than just good food, yo!

Without further ado, here are 7 Insta-worthy locations in Ipoh to up your IG game while exploring this lively city and capturing beautiful shots of the outdoors:


1. Funtasy House Trick Art

A combination of fun and fantasy, Funtasy House Trick Art is a two-storey shophouse 3D-trick art gallery that opened in Ipoh back in 2015. This art house is filled with over 30 mind-boggling paintings all made entirely by local artists. It even has upside-down rooms and themes that would look good on anyone’s feed!

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Funtasy House Trick Art
Location: 16, Jalan Market, 30000 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
Ticket price: RM15 (Adults with MyKad), RM19 (Adults without MyKad), RM10 (Kids 4 years old and above, Students with ID and Senior Citizens above 60-years old), Free entry for kids below 4 and for disabled citizens
Operating hours: 9am-6pm (Mon to Fri), 9am-8pm (Sat, Sun & Public Holidays)


2. Ipoh Art Murals

If you love taking photos with street art, then Ipoh is a place you must consider. The town is scattered around with many mural art trails reflecting on cultural events and the identity of Ipoh Town. Some of the paintings were done by the famous Lithuanian artist, Ernest Zacharevic who is famed for many of Penang’s street art. Also, there are many local artists involved in these art murals as well. That said, although there are plenty of them, not all of them are easy to spot. Some are hidden in small alleys and narrow streets of the town.

All you have to do is walk around Ipoh’s new & old town to get a snap, it’s free to take pictures with the art murals! Check out some of them below: 

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Oh hey there good looking. 😘 ↟ If you couldn’t tell from my story yesterday, I absolutely love street art! There is just something so charming about it! & I love how they have so much 3D and interactive art in Malaysia. It makes it even more fun & they often capture their culture and life so perfectly. ❤️ ↟ What was even better is that there wasn’t many crowds surprisingly! ↟ #wanderlustlovers ↟ ↟ ↟ ↟ ↟ ↟ ↟ ↟ ↟ ↟ ↟ ↟ ↟ ↟ #ipoh #malaysia #ipohcityawesome #ipoholdtown #ipohartist #ipohart #ipohstreetart #ipohartstreet #ipohstreetarts #ipoholdtownwhitecoffee #perakart #malaysianart #ipoholdtownstreetart #malaysiastreetart #ipohfood #streetartmalaysia #malaysiastreetartfestival #ipohtourism #muralart #ipohcafe #oldtowncharm #ipohperak #peraktourism #ipohtown #tourismperak #wallmural #ipohmuralart #malaysiatouristguide #malaysiatourist

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3. Kong Heng Square

One of the must-see spots for good photos? Kong Heng Square that’s nestled amidst Ipoh town! Locals are proud of this location as it is now a major attraction among both locals and foreigners where they come to enjoy its unique and atmospheric environment. The artisan market sets up many booths and small shops selling handicrafts and art decor, whereas a number of hipster cafes are also opened around the area. Kong Heng Square has been revitalised with a rustic blend of old and new architecture along with shandy trees, giving an ideal photo-worthy spot for Instagrammers.

You can have a look at some of the photos here!

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Location: Shoplot A, B &C @ 75, Jalan Bandar Timah, 30000 Ipoh, Perak

Operating hours: 11am to 5pm (weekdays except Tues) & 10am to 5pm (weekends & public holidays)

Facebook: Kong Heng Square Artisan Market


4. Gunung Lang Recreational Park

If you’re a nature lover, then you should not miss going to Gunung Lang in Ipoh. This place is a tourist spot and is famous for its beautiful green scenery. Landscapes are beautiful here! The main attraction of Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang is the man-made cascading waterfall atop a limestone hill, which is a 2km boardwalk over the swamp and lookout towers. Not to forget, there are also boat rides, traditional houses, and a mini zoo right here.

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Lovely day in Ipoh #gununglang #malaysia before the storm 👒🌴⚡️ finally found some place for fresh breathing and little hiking ⛰🏔🗻 в Ипохе, небольшом городке, обрамлённом фантастическими горами( к сожалению не подготовленными для трекинга) развлечений не так много и все они за городом, я выбрала облегчённый вариант- заповедник на несколько гектар в паре км от центра, как оказалось он не то что не пользуются популярностью, но даже не все местные жители про него знают!))) единственный способ попасть в парк- на лодке, курсирующей раз в пол часа, поэтому высадившись на другом конце озера чувствуешь себя на минуту героем Лео Ди Каприо) тишь и благодать 🙂

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Location: Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang, Off Jalan Kuala Kangsar, 30010 Ipoh
Operating hours: 8am to 12pm & 1.30pm to 7pm (Monday – Thursday) 8am to 12pm & 2.45pm – 4pm (Friday); 8am to 6.30pm (Sat, Sun & Public Holiday)
Entrance: Free!
Boat ride fee: Adult: RM3; Children (3 to 12 years old): RM1.50; Senior citizens (above 55 years old): RM1.50
Contact: 05-506 3088, 05-253 7396 (Fax)
Facebook: Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang Ipoh


5. Qing Xin Ling Leisure & Cultural Village

This place is a hidden gem that offers lots of photo opportunities! Plus, there’s a scenic lakeside that gives you that vibe of being in China when in reality, you’re in Ipoh! This village has an abundance of vintage art murals and paintings, giving it a nostalgic charm. The man-made village is built around a green lake partially surrounded by limestone hills and caves. Aptly, its name means “serene hill” in Mandarin. There are also many outdoor activities you can do here, such as bicycle riding, picnics, camping and fish feeding. Of course, there’s plenty of spots to take stunning photos too!

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Location: No. 22A, Persiaran Pinggir Rapat 5A, Taman Saikat, Ipoh, Perak
Operating hours: 10am – 5.30pm (Mon-Sun)
Entrance: RM10
Contact: 05-312 4140
Facebook: Qing Xin Ling Leisure & Cultural Village


6. Kinta RiverFront Riverwalk

For those who love taking photos of colourful glowing lights, then you should pay a visit to Kinta River Front where trees are brightly lit by colourful LED lights. Many visitors call this place the mini i-City of Ipoh (just like the one in Shah Alam!). What’s more, there’s also a row of restaurants facing the river, thus offering a scenic view while you dine with your beau. So romantic! 

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7. Jeff’s Cellar, The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat

If you have more moolah and are willing to splurge so your tummy is happy, consider coming here! After all, Jeff’s Cellar was listed among the top 5 unique bars in the world by CNN Greece, for both its stunning views and scrumptious food! The interior of this cellar is intimate thanks to its limestone cave setting and is lit up with ethereal lighting, thus making it the perfect spot for a romantic dinner with your significant other. Of course, food is equally good too and customers can expect a variety of western cuisines while enjoying the cosy ambience.

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Location: 1 Persiaran Lagun Sunway 3 Ipoh, Perak
Operating hours: 6.00pm to 11.00pm
Contact: 05-210 7777
Facebook: Jeff’s Cellar 


Now you know which places to visit the next time you’re in Ipoh! Tell us if you’ve been to any of these places in the comments, or if we missed any other Insta-worthy spots!


Also read: 8 Must Try Cafes In Ipoh

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