Pulau Sebang/Tampin Railway Station is the closest train station to the city of Melaka and interchange station between the north and southern portion of the West Coast main line. From Pulau Sebang/Tampin Railway Station there are direct trains to Ipoh which take around 4 hours 30 minutes.
Train Times to Ipoh
There are 2 direct train services a day from Tampin to Ipoh.
Train Tickets to Ipoh
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Tampin Railway Station
Tampin Railway Station is 34.9 km by road from Melaka Sentral Bus Terminal.
Ipoh Railway Station
Ipoh Railway Station is near to Ipoh’s Old Town area.
Cave temples in Ipoh
The Limestone hills near Ipoh have many caves, many Buddhist temples built within those caves. The three most famous of these cave temples which are: Ling Sen Tong , Sam Poh Tong, and Nam Thean Tong. These three temples are all located close to each other and often visitors go to all three temples in the same day because of there proximity.
- Sam Poh Tong Temple: Also known as the Three Buddhas Cave, Sam Poh Tong Temple is the largest and most famous of Ipoh’s cave temples. The temple was originally established in 1890 by a wandering monk from China, although the temple that stands on the site now was constructed in 1950. Sam Poh Tong is a Chinese style Mahayana Buddhist temple. To reach it visitors need to climb 246 steps up to the mouth of the cave in which the temple is located.
- Ling Sen Tong Temple: Another Chinese Buddhist temple established in 1967 to celebrate both Buddhism and Taoism. The main attraction of this temple is the large garden in front of the actual temple which features many statues depicting characters from Chinese mythology. There isn’t a large cavern in this temple on the same scale as the one at Sam Poh Tong.
- Nam Thean Tong Temple: Established in 1867 by a Chinese priest, Nam Thean Tong is a Taoist temple with some impressive statues of the 8 Immortals. This temple features a series of caves connected by staircases.