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  TOURIST ATTRACTION
 
  Kuah Town
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LANGKAWI : KEDAH - NORTHERN REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA

PLACES OF INTEREST : Kuah Town

 
 

KUAH TOWN

 

Kuah is located on the south-eastern tip of Langkawi and is the island?s main town with Kuah Jetty being the take-off point to the neighbouring islands.   The name Kuah is a Malay word meaning ?gravy? and is associated with an ancient legend of two battling giants who overturned a gigantic pot of curry at the spot where the town now stands. Once a rustic town with a few streets, present day Kuah is a thriving centre of hotels and shopping-cum-business complexes, fortunately without the bustle of modern-day cities. Kuah offers a wide variety of duty-free goods such as tobacco, liquor, cosmetics and electrical items at attractive prices and its restaurants offer excellent culinary delights, especially fresh seafood.

 
 

TAMAN LAGENDA

 

 

This scenic park with its beautiful gardens of vivid local blooms, plants and fruit trees provide a picturesque and fitting backdrop for buildings showcasing Malaysia?s rich cultural heritage. This 50-acre park has been designed and landscaped with exhibits detailing the myths and legends of the island. It houses 17 monuments, each with an intriguing story to tell.  Within the park. there are some fine examples of traditional Malaysian handicraft and cultural objects.

 

Open: 9.00am - 7.00pm (Daily).

Admission: RM5.00 (adult) & RM2.50 (child).

 
 
 

DATARAN LANG

 

Dataran Lang Eagle Square is Langkawi?s most prominent landmark for visitors arriving by sea. Situated near the Kuah jetty, the main attraction 0f the square is the magnificent statue of the reddish brown eagle majestically poised for flight. According to local folklore, Langkawi derived its name from the eagle or ?helang?, In old Malay, ?kawi? denotes reddish brown - hence, Langkawi means reddish brown eagle! The square is beautifully landscaped and features scenic ponds, bridges, covered terraces, restaurants and barrel vaults made 0f bricks.

 

Its close proximity to the sea and the soft breezes make it an ideal spot for leisurely walks and a tranquil setting for dining in the cool evenings. The square is beautifully illuminated at night and presents a dramatic scene as you approach the island by sea. Indeed, the majestic eagle is strategically positioned to welcome visitors to Langkawi.

 
 
 
 
PLACES OF INTEREST : Kuah Town
LANGKAWI : KEDAH - NORTHERN REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA