Interesting Place

Gunung Machinchang

According to folklore, these two mountains together with Bukit Sawar (Sawar Hill), a smaller mountain, were all human beings at one time. Such good friends they were that they all shared the same martial arts ‘guru.’ As the story goes, Mat Cincang’s daughter was engaged to Mat Raya’s son. However, due to some differences in…

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Padang Matsirat

Padang Matsirat is also known as the Padang Beras Bakar (field of burnt rice) an area of historical significance. History has it that in 1821, villagers in this area deliberately torched the paddy fields here to prevent Siamese invaders from getting the rice grains for their own use. The invasion of the Siamese army is said…

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Pantai Tengah

Situated at the southern end of Pantai Cenang, is another stretch of quieter beach known as Pantai Tengah, which curves past a rocky outcrop. There is less accommodation facility or development here but like Pantai Cenang, there are sailboats, catamarans and canoes for hire. Pantai Tengah is a good place for a picnic and a…

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Langkawi Snake Sanctuary

The Snake Sanctuary houses a wide variety of colourful snakes found throughout Malaysia, in an environmentally friendly area. This latest attraction in Langkawi is located about 12 km from town in the Tok Senik Resort in Ulu Melaka district. The sanctuary features thousands of species of poisonous and non-poisonous snakes endemic to Malaysia. Designed as…

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