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History

Steeped in history and named after the first British resident of Ipoh who was murdered (funny that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Billy W
via mobile
A little piece of history

A little piece of history that's nicely preserved (and working). Wander around to sample the local... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DougChan
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Singapore, Singapore
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Jalan Dato Sagor, Ipoh 30000, Malaysia
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"british resident"
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"beautiful clock"
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"four walls"
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"statues representing"
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"colonial history"
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"burial plots"
in 2 reviews
"heritage trail"
in 3 reviews
"nice place"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"railway station"
in 2 reviews
"concubine lane"
in 2 reviews
"monument"
in 4 reviews
"prophet"
in 3 reviews
"perak"
in 13 reviews
"president"
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"colonialism"
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"murdered"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Steeped in history and named after the first British resident of Ipoh who was murdered (funny that the main road is named after one of the murderers which is pretty wrong really). Mural on the tower depicts famous people from history with the prophet Muhammad...More

Thank Billy W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little piece of history that's nicely preserved (and working). Wander around to sample the local foods, other colonial buildings are nearby

Thank DougChan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The clock tower was built in 1909 as a memorial to J.W.W.Birch the first British resident of Perak. Sadly he was assassinated in 1875. The panel around the tower portrays famous world people. It is an impressive locations but tends to get lost a little...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There will be clock sounding at certain time. Don't forget to try the foods around the clock tower. the place is clean and good for photography.

Thank Tang L
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

You certainly can’t miss this when you come out of the train station. It’s large and has some beautiful color panels along the top. Be sure to visit during a time when the Call to prayer doesn’t go off as it will scare you to...More

Thank IndySig
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Up from the train station, we walked past this Clock Tower, and as we walked past it -- it actually rang! It scared us a bit because we weren't expecting it. With the colonial architecture and the nice greenway in front of the train station,...More

Thank Bryan H
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I was born and bred in Ipoh. To put in perspective , James Birch was an Administrator and british colonial advisor to the Sultan of Perak. Birch was not thus President or ruler as a foreigner reviewer alluded . please check facts before writing as...More

Thank Highadventurer
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Do walk by and appreciate the architecture of the colonial clock tower, which is a piece of Ipoh history.

Thank SN P
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

saw this while searching for the hawker centre next to it. It's okay. Whats interesting is that if you climb up the stairs to the citadel and look down at the stairs, there is a nice 'IPOH' written in brass at the base of the...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

walk through this clock tower good for photo taking place with some stall besides it can spend some time here if you are free

Thank NgSP80
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