Perak Tong Temple was built in 1926 by Buddhists priests from China. It is a limestone cave temple which is located at Jalan kuala Kangsar, 6 kilometers to the north of Ipoh.
This temple houses over 40 Buddha statues with a 12.8-meter sitting Buddha centerpiece.
There is a passage which leads into the interior of the cave and after a steep climb of 385 steps; the cave opens again to reveal a wonderful view of the surrounding countryside.
There is another famous temple near the Perak Tong named Sam Poh Tong Temple which is located about 5 kilometers south of Ipoh.
The temple has various kinds of statues of Buddha among natural stalactites and stalagmites.