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Top 10 Best Attraction @Langkawi

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  •   JeeShen Lee
  •   May 20, 2015
Langkawi is one of Malaysia’s best-known and most popular beach destinations. Blending historical attractions, great fare, excellent diving opportunities, exciting nightlife and dirt-cheap shopping, this duty-free island is truly an oasis of the seas. 

Langkawi’s pristine beaches are rated among the best in the world while its vast roads provide easy access to many historical landmarks and picturesque attractions, perfect for those exploring via rented vehicles.  There are a few sights that you definitely need to check out before leaving this island!

1) Dataran Lang

 

Also known as Eagle Square, Dataran Lang is one of Langkawi’s best known manmade attractions, a large sculpture of an eagle poised to take flight. A sight that greets visitors to the island via ferry, the 12 metre-tall statue is one of the island’s most instantly recognizable monuments. 
Opening Hours: 24 hours daily
Location: Kuah Jetty
Tel: +604 966 7789 (Langkawi Tourist Information Centre)

2) Langkawi Cable Car

 

The entrance for the Langkawi cable-car, which takes visitors all the way up to Mount Mat Cincang, Langkawi’s second highest peak, is located in The Oriental Village in the upper northwest of Langkawi Island, near Pantai Kok. Entering the village and passing through the pleasant oriental garden and souvenir shops, visitors make their payment at a counter before stepping onto an escalator which brings them to the cable-car pedestal.

Opening Hours: 10am - 8pm
Address: Jalan Telaga Tujuh Teluk Burau, Langkawi, Kedah 07000
Tel: (604) 959 4225


3) Underwater World Langkawi

  

Spread across nearly six acres, Underwater World Langkawi is one of the island’s best-known attractions. Located at the southern end of Pantai Cenang (almost at the border of Pantai Tengah), beside the Zon duty-free shopping centre, it is Malaysia’s largest aquarium. The huge white-washed structure houses more than 200 different species of marine and freshwater fish including harbour seals, rockhopper penguins, sharks, giant rays and the enormous Amazonian arapaima – the biggest freshwater fish in the world.
Opening Hours:  09:30 – 18:30 Monday    –     Friday    /  09:30 – 22:30 Friday – Sunday
Address: Zon Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang
Tel:  +604 955 6100

4) Langkawi Sky Bridge

 

The Langkawi Sky Bridge is located at the ‘end’ of the Cable Car ride. One of the island’s highlights, it is a 410ft-long curved pedestrian bridge above Mount Mat Cinchang. It may sound like a cliché but it is really true – the views from here are simply stunning – great for those Kodak moments! 

Opening Hours: 10:00 – 20:00
Address: Jalan Telaga Tujuh Teluk Burau, Langkawi, Kedah 07000
Tel: +604 959 4225


5) Langkawi Bird Paradise

  

Langkawi Bird Paradise is a five-acre park along Jalan Ayer Hangat. Officially launched in 2002, it is a tropical garden with over 2,500 exotic birds from 150 species such as canaries, owls, eagles, toucans, hornbills and flamingos. The park also features a walk-in aviary with a 15m manmade waterfall. 

Opening Hours: 08:30 – 18:00
Address: Lot 1485, Jalan Ayer Hangat, Kampung Belanga Pecah
Tel: +604 966 5855

6) Langkawi Island Hopping Tour

 

The Langkawi Island Hopping Tour takes you on a journey to explore Langkawi’s most illustrious islets. First you’ll be taken to visit verdant ‘Pulau Singa Besar’ – Big Lion Island; the boat stops just shy of the shores and you’ll get the chance to watch the king of the skies – eagles – as they soar overhead. Observe as they dive to catch their prey, chicken bits that the boat driver has thrown into the water, with deadly precision – it’s a great photo and video opportunity.

Joined Group : Pick-up at 08:30 hrs.
Private Group : At any requested time (Tour only available before dark)
Time : Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours


7) Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls

 

Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls is billed as the island’s most wonderful natural attraction. Set on Langkawi’s western headlands, its name means Seven Wells Waterfalls, referring to a series of seven connected natural pools fed by seven separate waterfalls in Mount Mat Cincang. 

Location: Gunung Mat Cincang in Kuah
Tel: +604 966 7789


8) Lagenda Langkawi Dalam Taman

 

Located beside the Kuah jetty, Lagenda Langkawi Dalam Taman is a beautifully landscaped folklore-theme park. Opened in 1996, the open-air ‘garden museum’ faces the Kuah waterfront and colourful statues, with signboards in English detailing the myths associated with specific sculptures are spread out across the park. The 50-hectare compound has a total of 17 colourful sculptures depicting Langkawi legends including legends of heroic giants, mythical birds, evil ogres and beautiful princesses.

Opening Hours: Daily, 9am to 7pm
Location: Next to Eagle Square and Jetty Point
Address: Kuah Jetty, 07000 Kuah, Malaysia
Tel: +603 966 4223
Price Range: Free


9)Langkawi Crystal

 

Langkawi Crystal is a highly reputable crystal ware production company on Langkawi Island. Established in 1996, Langkawi Crystal is Malaysia’s only glass-blowing works which shuns the mass-production moulds of most major European producers. Travellers are welcomed to pay a visit to the factory and see how the individual crystal ware are produced and handcrafted to make it truly unique. 

Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 18:00 Tel: +603 966 1555


10) Air Hangat Village

 

Air Hangat (also known as Ayer Hangat) Village is a modern cultural complex which houses several duty-free shopping stores as well as an on-site theatre restaurant serving local, Thai and Indonesian cuisine. The main attraction of Air Hangat Village, however, is an impressive three-tier fountain and a magnificent hand-carved river stone mural built around a natural saltwater hot spring; guests can enjoy a therapeutic dip in private Jacuzzis or a pampering foot reflexology massage here. 

Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 18:00 Tel: +604 959 1357



Source: Langkawi Tourist Information