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Sam Poh Temple - Things to Know Before Visiting

Jalan Pecah Batu, Brinchang, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang, Malaysia

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About Sam Poh Temple

The Sam Poh Tong Temple is a Chinese temple built within a limestone cave and is the oldest and the main cave temple in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia. The temple was built in a raw limestone cave in the mountains located about 5 km from the city center and follows the Buddhist branch of Mahāyāna Buddhism.

Attractions Near Sam Poh Temple

Time Tunnel
Time Tunnel1.08km from Sam Poh Temple

The Time Tunnel is Malaysia's first memorabilia museum. Located in Brinchang, it is recognised as one of the main attractions of the Cameron Highlands. There are more than 4,000 objects and photographs on display here. They are showcased in eight galleries covering an area of approximately 14,000 square feet.

Mount Batu Brinchang
Mount Batu Brinchang3.34km from Sam Poh Temple

Gunung Brinchang is the second highest mountain in the Cameron Highlands after Gunung Irau. This mountain attracts many visitors due to its easy accessibility. At slightly more than 2,000 meters, the peak of Brinchang is where you get a magnificent view of the Cameron Highlands landscape, draped in lush rainforest.

Mossy Forest
Mossy Forest4.08km from Sam Poh Temple

Low-level clouds in the sky blanket the Mossy Forest with constant wind and moisture creating an ideal biotope for moss, ferns, lichen, and orchids.

Mount Irau
Mount Irau5.31km from Sam Poh Temple

Mount Irau is a high mountain located at Perak. Its summit is 2110 meters, making it the 15th highest mountain in Malaysia. One must hike about three hours to reach Irau from the base of the mountain. It takes around 3-4 hours to reach the peak.

Boh Tea Plantation
Boh Tea Plantation5.78km from Sam Poh Temple

BOH Plantations Sdn Bhd is the largest black tea manufacturer in Malaysia, with both domestic and international distribution owned by BOH Plantations Sdn Bhd. The BOH Tea Plantation, which is located at Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia, is also the largest tea plantation in Malaysia. It is very cool to see the greenish tea plantations and walking through it.

Mount Korbu
Mount Korbu23.88km from Sam Poh Temple

Mount Korbu is the highest peak in Titiwangsa Mountains and the second highest mountain in Peninsular Malaysia, standing at 2,813 meters.

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