Menglembu

Menglembu is a major town in Ipoh, Perak. Menglembu is probably most famous for groundnuts as the famous Ngan Yin Groundnuts are processed and packed here. Groundnuts are so famous here that a structure in the shape of groundnuts has been set up in a roundabout here and has since been one of Menglembu’s landmarks. In the past, Menglembu was settled by Chinese of the Hakka Dialect Group from South China who worked in the tin mines. There were so many Hakkas in the area that time that even many of the non-Chinese people spoke Hakka. Many shoplots in Mengelmbu were built in 1906 before the pre-World War era but has since been renovated or torn down. Menglembu neighbours Lahat.

Menglembu is accessible by major roads such as Jalan Lahat, Jalan Kuala Kangsar and Jalan Sultan Iskandar. It take approximately 12 minutes to get to the Ipoh City Centre by car. In terms of public transport, there are public busses serve the area, making it convenient for those who do not drive to get around.

Being a mature town, Menglembu is not lacking in amenities for the convenience of its residents. For recreational activities, the Kledang Hill is the most popular hiking spots in Menglembu as many local residents and people from all over Ipoh come here for hiking. Kledang Hill might be so popular because of the many trails of different challenge levels. The health conscious or even families with children can come here to work up a sweat in the cooling breeze amongst lush greenery. There is even a stream and a waterfall, truly creating a sense of tranquillity.

Besides recreational activities, residents of Menglembu can also find plenty of amazing food options nearby including curry laksa from Kafe Diamond Kopitiam, succulent roast chicken from Wonderful Honey Chicken Restaurant, steamed Hainanese and glutinous rice with kaya buns from Restoran Choy On Yoon, curry mee and ‘Drunken Noodle’ from Restoran Rendezvous as well as popular hawker foods from Gerai Makanan & Minuman Kim Foo. As for groceries, the main place for locals would be the Menglembu morning wet market where they get fresh meats, fruits and vegetables from. In terms of shopping, the closest shopping mall to Menglembu would be the AEON Midtown Falim Shopping Centre where retail outlets and entertainment facilities are readily available.

For healthcare services, Mediklinik Menglembu, Menglembu Klinik, Klinik Family Menglembu and Klinik Ho are within the vicinity, providing ease of mind to the residents of Menglembu should any medical emergencies arise. For places of worship, Old Gurdwara Sahib Menglembu, Misi Baptist Menglembu (MBC), Church of Praise, Menglembu and Temple Of The Generals can be found here, catering to the diverse community living in the area. There are also major banks and ATMs in Menglembu, making it convenient for individuals and businesses to run financial errands.

Families with school-going children will be happy to find that there are primary and secondary schools in Menglembu such as SJK (T) Menglembu, SMK Menglembu, S.J.K C Wan Hwa 1, SMK Seri Keledang and Imperial International School Ipoh. Other than these, many enrichment centres and kindergartens can also be found in the area as well.

The properties in Menglembu are a mix of freehold and leasehold projects. The properties here have a median price of MYR 180,000 or median price psf of MYR 200.  This neighbourhood offers a vast variety of property projects for both investors and home owners with the likes of Menglembu Bestari, Taman Menglembu Timur, Ipoh Perak, Menglembu Double Storey Corner House, Halaman Menglembu Bestari, Taman Arkid as well as Double Storey Terrace – Menglembu.

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