Dataran Lang is Langkawi’s most prominent landmark for visitors arriving by sea. According to local folklore, Langkawi derived its name from and eagle. Langkawi translated into English is reddish brown eagle. The square is beautifully illuminated at night and presents a dramatic scene as you approach the island by sea.
KAMPUNG BUKU MALAYSIA
Kampung Buku Malaysia is the first and only book village in South-east Asia. It is part of the International Book Villages and Book Towns Movement. It is located just 10 minutes from the Langkawi International Airport and 15 minutes from the Ferry Terminal. Situated amidst a lush green frost at the foot of Gunung Raya, the highest peak on the island, the book village provides book lovers a tranquil setting to indulge in their hobby.
Located in the north-western corner of Pulau Langkawi, Telaga Tujuh (Seven Wells) is a geological marvel. The waterfall is so named because its cascading waters is broken by series of seven natural pools. The lush green forest that surrounds the waterfall adds a mystical touch to the natural splendour. Legend has it that fairies used to come down to the waterfall to bathe and frolic.
TASIK DAYANG BUNTING
Nestled amidst lush forested hills on an island south of Pulau Langkawi is Tasik Dayang Bunting ( Lake of The Pregnant Maiden ), the largest lake in Langkawi. The outline of hills and and rocky outcrops on one side of the lake resembles the shape of pregnant maiden lying on her back.
TAMAN BUAYA LANGKAWI
Taman Buaya Langkawi ( Langkawi Crocodile Farm) located at Kubang Badak, some 32 km from Kuah, has more than 1000 crocodiles of various species. Here one can witness and photograph crocodiles and alligators playing and feeding in a controlled environment that closely resembles their natural habitat.
This scenic park with its beautiful gardens of vivid local blooms, plants and fruit tree provide a pictureesque and fitting backdrop for buildins showcasing Malaysia’s rich cultural heritage. Within the park, there are some fine examples of traditional Malaysia handicraft and cultural objects