Tambun is a small town located in
Ipoh. This quaint town got its name from the original settlers, the Orang Asli as they referred to the area as Tambunan and eventually became Tambun. Tambun is known for its scenic views of lush greenery and lime stone mountains, offering a tranquil and quiet environment for those who live there. Recently, Tambun has also been famous for its theme park, Lost World of Tambun where local and international visitors flock to for vacation. Bordering Tambun is Ipoh Garden, one of Ipoh’s most vibrant and populated towns.
Tambun is accessible via the Jalan Tambun main road where it connects Tambun to other areas in Ipoh. Tambun is also connected to the North-South Highway which is the main interstate highway in Peninsular Malaysia, making it easy to find for those who are travelling from other states and cities.
Tambun is a town where amenities are not in lacking. As mentioned, one of Tambun’s unique feature is the Lost World of Tambun waterpark where young and old can enjoy the many facilities there. Other than the theme park area with rides where young people and children will enjoy, the Lost World of Tambun also has natural mineral hot springs catering to the entire family, even the elderly. There are many pools of hot springs that visitors can enjoy. For instance, Saphira’s Lair is created especially for children, portraying a virtual world complete with luminous and colourful lights to illuminate the glowing rain forest. There are also other hot spring pools such as the Infinity Pool, Crystal Pool, Steam Cave and Top of the World Pool, all offering healing benefits other than the relaxing effects they provide.
Besides the Lost World of Tambun, Tambun also offers many scrumptious dining options. Other than the usual fast food and coffee chains, many delicious local cuisines are available such as Malay food, Chinese dim sum and hawkers as well as 24 hour mamak stalls. There are also international cuisines found in Tambun such as Japanese food and mainland Chinese cuisines. As for groceries, residents of Tambun can head to TF Value-Mart in Sunway City, Pasar Mini Qaswa and Giant supermarket. A short drive would also bring one to AEON Kinta City where more fresh groceries can be obtained. There is also a cinema in AEON Kinta City and many other shopping options. Additionally, Tambun is known for growing pomelo fruit where locals and tourist flock to buy during Chinese New Year and Mid-Autumn Festival because of its succulent and juicy fruits. Pomelos grow well in Tambun because of the fertile dark soil that is suitable for the planting of this fruit.
Many banks and ATMs are available in Tambun, making it easy for businesses and individuals to carry out banking errands. For healthcare facilities, Poliklinik Tambun and Klinik East Garden can be found here, putting residents at ease should any emergencies arise. Other than that, places of worship of different religions are available in Tambun such as Christian churches, Mosques and Buddhist Temples, catering to the diverse population living here.
For families with school going children, the schools available in Tambun are SK Perpaduan, SK Tambun and SJK (C ) Hing Hwa. There are also some enrichment centres and kindergarten within the vicinity.
Projects in Tambun are a mixture of freehold and leasehold properties and they are mostly landed properties that include bungalows, terraced houses, semi-detached homes and townhouses. There are also a handful of apartments and condominiums as well. A lot of these projects are gated and guarded, providing peace of mind for residents when it comes to the security of their families and belongings. Residential properties in Tambun have a median price of MYR 199,500 or median price psf of MYR 215. Tambun offers great value for money for both investors and home owners with the likes of Taman Desa Tambun, Bandar Baru Tambun, Tambun Heights @ Ipoh, MontBleu Residence as well as Skyhomes Panorama Tambun Perdana.
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