A crown jewel of Kedah where you can learn and explore the 99 islands of Langkawi Archipelago which are the best natural attractions. Learn about Myths and legends that are shrouded on many of the island’s attractions, such as the famous being the legend of mahsuri. After that do duty free shopping and enjoy the beautiful sunset beaches.
The Field of Burnt Rice is the site of a mass rice paddy burning conducted by local villagers who scorched their rice fields in an effort to stop them from falling into the hands of the Siamese invaders in 1821. Take an afternoon to visit this site. Allegedly, heavy rain still sometimes brings traces of burnt grains to the surface.
Atma Alam Batik Art Village is a batik centre designed primarily to attract tourist and promote the art batik in Langkawi. The centre is divided into several sections, there is a showroom, workshop, art and batik gallery and handicraft display primarily displaying works by local artists.
Is the island’s largest “duty-free” mall, situated conveniently at the South Eastern tip of Langkawi Island,. offers a wide selection of items such as liquor, tobacco, perfumes, leather wear, cosmetics, sports gear, food court more. and a Tourist Information Counter. You can also walk around this beautiful mall in casual beachwear without feeling out of place
Oriental Village is best known as the home of the Langkawi Cable Car and Sky Bridge. It is a themed open-air complex with a huge lake in the centre and an art gallery, animal exhibits, clothes, souvenir and handicraft stores spread out around it plus a few local and international restaurants.
The Langkawi Cable Car is known to be a famous tourist attraction, t the top visitors can enjoy a spectacular 360 degrees panoramic view of the main island as well as the many surrounding islands. They will also able to observe at close range the unique flora on the ridges and the forested valley.
Chocoffee is combination of locally grown coffee and all kinds of chocolates. Cope loved this place because there were small samples of all kinds of chocolate for tasting. They also had some wonderful coffee we could sample-it turned out to be a powder that could be used to make instant coffee with, and it was really good.
Underwater World Langkawi, A marine showcase featuring both fresh and salt water fish and other forms of marine life, is a must-see attraction. The highlight is a giant tank housing large marine species such as sharks, stingray’s groupers and green turtles and underwater gardens of weeds and sea plants together with exotic fishes.
Gamat is a well known product of Langkawi. In the early days, this sea slug was found crawling all over the reefs around Langkawi. Islanders came to know about their medicinal healing value and started capturing them in bulk, established factories in the island and started processing them to create healing oils.
The main attraction of the square is the magnificent statue of the reddish brown eagle majestically poised for flight. The square is beautifully illuminated at night and presents a dramatic scene as you approach the island by sea.
Black Sand Beach is locally known as Pantai Pasir Hitam. In Malay, Pantai means beach, pasir is sand and hitam stands for black, and therefore such name. There are many stories that explain why the sand is black here. A popular mythological legend says that Garuda, a giant eagle picked up the Princess of China to seek some favors.
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