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...
Ipoh’s Court House was built in 1928 by government architect AB Hubbock – the same architect who designed the city’s train station and...
Masjid India Muslim
Built in the Mogul style in 1908 for the local Indian population. Only Muslims are allowed inside.
A popular British-style pub, which also serves fish and chips, and steak dinners. There’s live music on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Old Town White Coffee
This upmarket coffee house facing the padang seems to be forever crowded. Simple chicken rice dishes prevail, and unsurprisingly, the...
Lonely Planet review
This simple halal Indian cafe facing the padang offers superb value. The menu, which includes lots of vegetarian dishes, is displayed on the wall, with roti and dosa starting from as little as RM1.