Enter the most visited cave temple in Ipoh – Kek Lok Tong and discover its majestic limestone formation and panoramic view of the lake garden. Located 15 minutes from the city center of Ipoh, Kek Look Tong is considered one of the most well-preserved, clean, and well-maintained cave temples in Ipoh, Malaysia. The cave temple showcases different sculptures of Buddha and other religious figures. With its FREE entrance, local visitors and tourists find the cave temple a good place to explore and perform offerings. Aside from praying, one of the most significant features when visiting is the beautiful landscape garden located on the other side of the cave. Visitors who want to have a peaceful experience away from the hustle and bustle of the city can come and visit Kek Look Tong temple. So come and follow us as we provide this guide.

Lake Garden Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple


Kek Lok Tong Temple is situated around the area of Taman Endah Jaya Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia. The temple is around 15-min drive from the city center of Ipoh and it is also nearby to Qing Xin Ling Leisure and Cultural Village.

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Kek Look Tong Entrance

The most convenient way to visit the temple is by taking private transportation or hiring Grab. The location is a bit from the main road. The entrance fee is FREE for all visitors with opening hours from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Daily). Kek Look Tong Temple offers wide space parking areas for all visitors and all are for FREE.


Entrance To Kek Look Tong Temple

Seeing from afar, the natural cave arch opening is quite big and stunning. Inside the cave, there are different levels and sections which can be accessible by stairs or lift for a disabled person. The levels lead to different views on Buddhist statues and images. On the other end of the cave visitors will witness the breathtaking panoramic view of the valley.

Stalactites Kek Lok Tong Temple

Inside the cave their active stalactites formations are visible with even water dripping from its tips.

Buddha At Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple

Inside the cave, there are Buddhist images and statues placed on the different parts of the cave. Devotees can make offerings to the Buddha images with the available lotus candles or joss sticks.


Lake Pond Area Kek Lok Tong

Visitors can head to the huge garden located outside the cave, where one can cycle or ride the duck boat on the lake.


Paddle Boat At Kek Look Tong Cave Temple

With a minimum of 2 people, visitors can experience the paddle boat rental on the small waterway near the lake garden. The paddle boat is also ideal for family or friends who like to have a relaxing adventure. Paddle boats rental are at RM12 for 2 persons or RM20 for 4 people for about 30 minutes ride. Do note that the paddle boat rental is CLOSED every Tuesday.

Statues Outside Cave of Kek Lok Tong
Gua Kek Look Tong Proejcts
Donation Box Kek Look Tong Temple

The management of the cave temple makes an outstanding task to help maintain its cleanliness and even showcase the list of projects on the cave temple. Patrons and visitors are encouraged to donate and help support maintenance work and projects.


Garden At Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple

Overall, the Kek Look Tong cave temple is a place worth visiting especially for visitors who want to indulge great outdoor experience. Since the cave temple has no entrance fee, more visitors are coming specially on the weekends. Aside from the place of worship, tourist and local visitors will find the rock formation astonishing. For visitors who are looking for internal relaxation and serenity in life, Kek Look Temple is the place to visit. Kek Look Tong Temples is one of the must-visit cave temples in Ipoh.

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