Sightseeing in Langkawi - what to see. Complete travel guide

Langkawi is the largest island of the archipelago that consists of 99 units. It is located on the territory of Malaysia close to the border with Thailand not far away from Adamant Sea in the Strait of Malacca. Langkawi is approximately on the same distance from Kedah and Perlis. Tourists can reach Langkawi from both of them on a ferryboat that goes to the island each hour. Besides this Langkawi can be reached by plain from Kuala Lumpur.
1. There is no public transport on the island. It’s more recommended to hike, so it will be easier to explore important sights. Taxis can be called by phone or taken on special parking … Open
The island is rich in picturesque beaches, amazing marine views, fresh air, comfortable hotels and modern level of service.

Langkawi is the zone of free trading, so here regularly take place national and universal fair trades. Many hotels on the island are equipped with facilities for conferences and meetings with business partners.
Langkawi is the island with its own legends and sacred places for pilgrims. Tourists may find it interesting to visit Mahsuri tomb, a rice field that once has been burned, hot underground springs and beaches with black sand. You may also be offered to make a boat excursion to Tasik Dayyang Bunting (pregnant girl), Gua Cerita or Gua Langsir. Copyright
The most beautiful and popular beach of Langkawi is Pantai Cenang located in the southeastern part of the coast, near the airport. The beach is about 2 kilometers long. There are numerous … Open
Family rest with kids will be not full without visiting the local oceanarium. This is the largest and unique oceanarium in whole Asia. You will find there over 5 thousands of different fish and marine animals that live in 198000 gallons of water. Another unique destination is the crocodile farm that will amaze you by various crocodiles, snakes and performances with reptiles.
On the island of Langkawi is the world-famous Heavenly Bridge - one of the most amazing bridges in the world, supported by just one pillar. This bridge connects two mountain peaks. Its length is 125 meters. For tourists, it represents a kind of observation platform. It is very convenient to admire the dense thickets of trees and mountain peaks from the bridge.
One of the most popular resorts of Langkawi is Meritus Pelangi Beach. That’s the lodge at the beautiful beach offering its guests 350 luxurious rooms. Its territory affects with … Open
The most beautiful natural attraction of these places is the waterfall Seven Wells. This name was received because of seven small lakes, which naturally form at the foot of the waterfall. Here, travelers are offered to climb to the top of the mountain, from which the waterfall falls. During the ascent, you can visit several excellent viewing platforms. There is a waterfall in the territory of the nature reserve. Here you can see cute monkeys, colorful parrots and other typical representatives of the local fauna.
Langkawi One of the most romantic places on the island is the Eastern Village. This is an artificially created corner of nature, in which everyone will find interesting sights and activities for themselves. Children will definitely like an aviary with hand-made rabbits, which they can feed. Couples in love will have the opportunity to ride on the lake on a catamaran. Here horseback rides are organized, and lovers of fast driving can ride on motorcycles and ATVs.
A great attraction, which will be interesting for a whole family to visit, is the Arabian Stud Farm. Its main inhabitants are horses. Fascinating horse tours are organized here for tourists, and they are also offered to take part in the care of animals. You can visit this farm completely free of charge, and only a small fee is charged for renting a horse.
Several interesting museums and art galleries work on the island. The Museum Galeria Perdana presents to the attention of visitors, a very diverse collection. This museum stores gifts that were once presented to the fourth Malaysian Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad. The exposition of the museum occupies three interconnected buildings. Among the presents presented there are beautiful cars, art objects from various countries, precious accessories and elegant jewelry that were given to the wife of the Prime Minister.
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Sightseeing in Malaysia: things to see

Air Itam Temple is also a very popular destination. The name of the temple can be literally translated as “the temple of ten thousand Buddhas”. That’s exactly how many pictures of Buddha are stored in the temple. The tallest statue of the god is 12 metres high. There is a large square in front of the temple. The square is famous for fairs and performances that often take place there. When it comes to describing nature landmarks of the country, it’s impossible to fail to mention beautiful Telaga Tujuh Lakes. These are seven crystal clean mountain lakes, which are located one below another on a mountain slope. Many interesting legends are connected with these lakes. According to one of them, Telaga Tujuh is home of fairies. … Open
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Langkawi
♥   Marine National Park 'Thaleban' , 59 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Khao Nam Khang' , 93.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Langkawi from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Langkawi Sky Bridge

From the series “The World's Highest Observation Decks”
The unique design has a few weaknesses. It is strictly prohibited to stay on the bridge during storm, as it's likely to be stroke by lightning. If the storm begins suddenly, visitors are evacuated through the special exit. Experienced travelers say that they feel incredible sense of being close to clouds, while walking on the bridge. In these places, clouds are very low, so tourists are able to enjoy the marvelous nature of Langkawi, deep sky and seascapes simultaneously. The bridge is considered one of the most attractive lookouts in the world. … Read further

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