Masjid India Muslim
Built in the Mogul style in 1908 for the local Indian population. Only Muslims are allowed inside.
St Michael’s Institution
On the padang’s northern flank is this neo-Gothic, three-storey colonial school with arched verandahs, founded by the Catholic La...
Birch Memorial Clock Tower
The clock tower was erected in 1909 in memory of James WW Birch, Perak’s first British Resident, who was murdered at Pasir Salak. The...
A popular British-style pub, which also serves fish and chips, and steak dinners. There’s live music on Friday and Saturday evenings.
This simple halal Indian cafe facing the padang offers superb value. The menu, which includes lots of vegetarian dishes, is displayed...
FMS Bar information
Lonely Planet review
This Ipoh institution was closed for renovation during our visit. Hopefully open by the time you read this, the Federated Malay States bar has been going since 1906, and was the favoured haunt of colonial planters and miners. It still attracts a gaggle of colourful local characters and expats.