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Kek Look Tong–the cave of bronze statues (part 2 of 3)

Out of all the cave temples in Kinta Valley (Ipoh, Perak), Kek Look Tong did one thing absolutely right. That is to co-exist with the caves in the most possible ways.

Kek Look Tong (17)

Bronze was used to make the statues, and the copper colour blends nicely with the colour of the limestone caves.

Kek Look Tong (10)

Other decorative statues are about 2 inches high, almost invisible.

Kek Look Tong (15)

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Kek Look Tong 极乐洞 (part 1 of 3)

Kek Look Tong could be one the more impressive cave temple in Ipoh (Kinta Valley).

Kek Look Tong (5)

It situated inside the residential area of Gunung Rapat, a small detour from Gopeng Road.

Kek Look Tong (4)

The garden behind the temple is surrounded by hills and has a nice pond (used to be mining lake).

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