Padang Besar Tourism

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Padang Besar (locals often call it "Padang" and it is often abbreviated as P.B. It can be translated as "big field" in Bahasa Melayu) is a border town located in the northern part of Perlis state in Malaysia. It is situated on the border with Songkhla province, Thailand, 35 kilometers northeast of Kangar and about 57 km southwest of Hat Yai. The town opposite Padang Besar in Thailand is also known as Padang Besar, although locals here usually refer to the town as "Pekan Siam" or Siamese town. The town is a "shopping heaven" and popular destination for Malaysians because of the duty-free shopping complex in between the border checkpoints of the two countries. The town attracts several thousand visitors from Peninsular Malaysia and southern Thailand every weekend and during public holidays.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Padang Besar, which is a city in Malaysia. A gripping city on its own right, Penang Hill also deserves a visit. Add Penang Hill to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si, Pinang Peranakan Mansion. Popular vacation packages of Padang Besar are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Padang Besar*

  • Padang Besar: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Padang Besar for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Padang Besar.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Padang Besar - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 81.25 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Padang Besar

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Padang Besar

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.94 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 65.34 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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