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Sam Poh Tong – the Cave Temple

Sam Poh Tong is a famous cave temple located in Gunung Rapat, about 5km south of Ipoh. Apparently, the cave was discovered by a Chinese monk in 1890 and he remained meditating in the cave for 20 years until his death. At the back of the temple there is a limestone hill and there are about 246 steps that will lead you to an open space to have a panoramic view of Ipoh. This temple is a must visit divine place for prayers, the beautiful artwork, the statute of Buddha, Goddess Guanyin, stalactites and stalagmites, and see and feed the tortoises and turtles

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