Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple – Cave temples in Ipoh
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple if translated means “Cave of Ultimate Bliss” or “Cave of Great Happiness”. Centred in the picturesque area of Gunung Rapat, this tourist attraction is a hot favourite because of its unique natural beauty. Rarely can you find temples in natural limestone caves, but Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple is one of them! Using the natural formation of the caves, you will witness nature’s piece of art in this temple. The stalactites and stalagmites in the cave are such a spectacular sight!
Visitors and devotees love to visit this temple because it gives people a sense of well-being. The cool breeze in the cave, with great ventilation and good lighting makes it a popular place to relax and just enjoy the serenity and zen. Kek Lok Tong temple comprises of a central altar featuring a couple of Buddhist figures as well as various deities.
There is a beautiful award-winning garden at the back of the temple, surrounded by lush greenery and a lotus pond. If you happen to go in the right season, you can see the lovely lotus blossomed. Another nice part about the temple is the reflexology path which you can get a free ‘foot massage’. It helps to boost your blood circulation and is great for your health.
Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple is a place for nature lovers. Opened daily between 7:00am to 7:00pm, you got to visit this temple when you are in Ipoh, it is a sight to behold!
Other popular temples in Ipoh
Perak Cave Temple
Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple
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