There are several outdoor places to be visited while you are in Ipoh. The most well known and interesting places are Gua Tambun (Cave Painting) and The Lost World of Tambun.

 

1.  Gua Tambun Cave’s Painting

Gua Tambun located at Tambun, Ipoh. It have 3,000-year-old cave of human drawings and, it was discovered in 1959 by a British soldier. In 2009, a team of researchers from University Sains Malaysia, conducted a thorough examinations of the site by using close range high resolution photography and digital image analysis. They managed to identify over 600 distinct rock art elements and Gua Tambun is probably the largest rock art site in Malaysia. Hence, this cave painting was declared as national heritage by the Department of National Heritage on January 10, 2010. The doodles also have been identified as Neolithic rock art by a team from National Museum. Casual observers could identify dozens of drawings on the exterior wall, with variety of elements such as reddish drawings of human figures, a pregnant deer, a dugong, a tortoise and sketches resembling fish, arrows and an octopus.

 

2. The Lost World of Tambun

The Lost World of Tambun (LWOT) is a theme park with a hotel situated in Sunway City Ipoh, Tambun. The theme park is known for its natural hot spring, also features other attractions including wildlife and rides. It is complete with many facilities and waterpark with river and beach garden that are surrounded by 20 feet twin waterfalls along with water rides. Visitors can also spend their day at the Lost World Amusement Park, with the roller coaster, swing-chair ride, Dragon Flights,180 degrees pirate boat swing, Storm Rider and Lost World Petting Zoo and many other activities.

 

Zamani Learning Hub

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