Langkawi Island is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Langkawi Island one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Langkawi Island is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Langkawi Island or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Langkawi Island. Explore the historical monuments of Langkawi Island with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Langkawi Island guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Langkawi Island page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Langkawi Island landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Langkawi Island.
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Kuah Jetty, Kedah, 07000 Langkawi, Malaysia
This is one of the most popular man made attraction on the islands and is also called as eagle square. It includes a large eagle sculpture posed to take a flight and is 12 meter in height. Due to its popularity, the great eagle has become one of the icons of Langkawi and attracts a lot of tourists to it. The square is picturesque and offers you a p...
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Jalan Ayer Hangat, Kuah, Kedah, 07000 Langkawi, Malaysia
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Wat Koh Wanararm is a temple complex and consists of a main hall, 8 stupas, a garden with Buddha statues, pagodas and prayer wheels and the ‘Goddess of Mercy’ statue carved out into the hill itself.
The beautiful temple is loved for its tranquil ambience and its beautiful architecture and layout. The hill provides the perfect lush-green...
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Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
Spread over 20 hectares of area, this huge park land has been interestingly themed on the various folklore and myths on Langkawi since prehistoric era. Sculptures, grand entrances, ponds and romantic pathways make it a beautiful place for a picnic. The central attraction inside is the wall that exhibits a large map of Langkawi along with many of it...
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Jalan Makam Mahsuri, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Mahsuri was the most beautiful woman in Langkawi and was admired by the village chief who wanted to marry her. However, the chiefs opposed the thought and soon Mahsuri married a soldier who had to leave for the Siamese war. While her husband was away, Mahsuri gave a story-teller shelter. The jealous wife of the king wanted Mahsrui to be punished an...