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Posts tagged 'Treacher Street'

Grand Opening of Ho Yan Hor Museum

May 11, 2016 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events

Ipoh Old Town was turned into a parade ground for the grand opening of Ho Yan Hor Museum on April 30, 2016. The auspicious date was chosen in conjunction with the 75th anniversary of Ho Yan Hor. The museum, located along Jalan Bijeh Timah, was the original home of the herbal tea's founder, Dr. Ho Kai ... continue reading »

Ipoh Old Town Latest Wall Art

Jan 18, 2016 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Ipoh wall art graffiti

While out documenting Ipoh Old Town's heritage buildings recently, I came across these new wall murals "hidden" in another section of Old Town. I may think that we have had enough of wall murals but they continue to be popular not only among the local community but also tourists. Now, besides coming to Ipoh for mouth-watering, pocket-friendly ... continue reading »

Ho Yan Hor Museum, Ipoh

Jan 13, 2016 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Ho Yan Hor Museum Ipoh

With Ernest Zacharevic’s Evolution wall mural on the side wall of this building, it has certainly attracted a lot of visitors over the past year and a half. However, many were not aware that behind the closed doors of this building, massive restoration works were carried out almost around the clock for the last ten months. This ... continue reading »

mining exhibition Han Chin Pet Soo

After a year of restoration works at Han Chin Pet Soo, the Hakka tin miners' clubhouse, and fitting it for an exhibition about the tin mining era in Kinta Valley by Hakka miners, the three-storey villa at No. 3, Jalan Bijih Timah (Treacher Street) is Ipoh's newest attraction. The Hakka Tin Miners' Club was formed by ... continue reading »

Paloh Khoo Miu, Ipoh

May 25, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Samsung ST600
Paloh Khoo Miu

This Paloh Khoo Miu, or informally known as 'Ipoh Chinese Tai Pak Koong Temple', is 140 years old this year. According to history, the resident God, Tai Pak Koong (God of Prosperity) was first brought to settle at this spot by the bank of Kinta River in 1872 from a temple in Hai Zhu Island, ... continue reading »

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