The North-South highway Viewpoint rest stop gives you a nice view of Ipoh; as you'll see the mountains surrounding the valley. The Viewpoint is located after the Jelapang toll and just before the tunnel (north bound).
I was mesmerized by the greenery and the lushness mountain's vegetation. The view is breathtaking especially on a clear day. And it feels fresh just after the rain. There are some nicely planted trees at this rest stop such as bamboo, jack fruit (nangka), and the mimosa pudica (semalu).
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