Ibrahim Hussein Museum

Ibrahim Hussein Museum

The first phase of the Ibrahim Museum Cultural Foundation was completed in late 1998, turning the artist’s dream into reality. It is faithful to its original concept of having a structure that blends right into the environment, a subtle structure within the Machinchang Forest Reserve. Six out of 14 plan modules have been built, providing…

Telaga Harbour Park

Telaga Harbour Park

The Telaga Harbour Park is a beautiful yachting marina that was developed by the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA). Initially the area was a fishing village, but was later transformed into a prime tourist attraction. To be found on the southwest coast of Langkawi in Pantai Kok, the marina was built to promote the island as…

Big Lion Island

Big Lion Island

The Pulau Singa Besar, literally the Big Lion Island, is a beautiful island and a constituent of the Langkawi archipelago. Located 17km north of Kuah, the island extends 6.5km from north to south and 2.5km from east to west. Pulau Singa Besar is to be found between Pulau Beras Basah to the west and Pulau…

Kuah, Langkawi

Kuah, Langkawi

Kuah, which literally means gravy in Malay, is the capital city of Langkawi district of Kedah state in Malaysia. To be found on the southeastern side of the island, this bustling town is the gateway to the Pulau Langkawi. Once that had been a rustic town with few avenues, today Kuah has become a full-fledged…

Padang Matsirat

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…