Based on the tropical diversity of Malaysia, Langkawi attractions offer tourists a really huge list which can be truly customized according to their choice. But some of the attractions of Langkawi are loved by everyone. These are often recommended as best 10 Langkawi attractions not to miss on your trip.
Best Langkawi Tourist Attractions
There are many attractions in Langkawi Island which attracts tourists every year. Here is our recommended list of 10 of the best Langkawi attractions.
1. Sunset Dinner Cruise
Although, it is the Langkawi attraction when the day starts setting down, but you must-must-not miss this one. On your Langkawi Sunset Dinner Cruise ride, you can enjoy rare freshwater Jacuzzi in the salt water and explore the lush green tropical island connections of Langkawi. You can also enjoy a night dinner party and then dreamy wine party on the cruise.
2. Cable Car & Sky Bridge
Who wouldn’t want to look Langkawi in a glimpse? Get on the cable car Langkawi and enjoy a panoramic view of all of the Langkawi geographies. You will also pass through the splendid Sky Bridge of Langkawi which is also famous for being the tallest sky bridge in Asia. Cable car ride and Sky bridge are among the best Langkawi attractions not to miss. If you do miss then consider your trip to Langkawi incomplete 🙂
3. Al-Hana Mosque
Langkawi is full of Muslim art. Like Roman art is situated in sculptures and paintings, Islamic art is secured in architecture. You would see some of the most beautiful buildings with tombs and minarets in Langkawi. One of them is Al-Hana Mosque with a beautiful golden tomb and green tropical gardens around.
4. Galleria Perdana
If you are with kids, then you must not forget to visit Galeria Perdana in Langkawi. It has all the governmental gifts, souvenirs and awards of the Malaysian longest surviving PM and his wife. Ever thought to see an F1 wooden car or gem jewelry?
5. Underwater World Langkawi
Malaysia has gathered the unique animal and bird species from its blue waters and placed them in the Underwater World. Meet the splendid 500 species of animal and other marine creatures in its 3 sections; Sub-Antarctic, Tropical Rainforest and Temperate zones. A huge water tunnel is also placed.
6. Kilim Geoforest Park and Mangroves
Get on the boat and visit the North East end of Langkawi to see the 100 square kilometer area of Kilim Geoforest Park and Mangroves. With lagoons, fossils, island connections, beaches and forestry, you will also meet the floating fish farms and feed your favorite birds and animals.
7. Eagle Square
It is not just the 12 meter tall brown eagle sculpture but the Kuah Town as well which makes this square worth-seeing. The ferry dock is located closely so you can go for a ride as well. This eagle is highlighted as Langkawi’s personality attraction and a depiction of its name. The iconic eagle square is also known as Dataran Lang.
A picture of Eagle Square and along side is a must-do activity whilst in Langkawi.
8. Lagenda Langkawi Dalam Tamam
If you are much into tropical regions and natural life then you must not miss visiting this man-made tropical infrastructure. This is a folklore theme park and it contains the 17 sculptures telling you the infamous 17 Malaysian tales. It is better to take a guide along for further learning.
9. Mahsuri’s Tomb
Visit the legendary beauty folk-lady Mahsuri of Langkawi and pray at her tomb for good fortune. Makam Mahsuri is also constructed nearby as a cultural center. This heritage center has some of the Langkawi’s best exhibits. You can also rest in the gardens around the tomb.
10. Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise
Enjoy meeting more than 150 species of birds like flamingoes and hornbills. This 5 acre park has also a 15 meters artificial waterfall. The walkways are covered so you can plan a trip on any day. At the back of park, a new souvenir store has also been constructed. You can buy crystal birds from here and use them for therapeutic purposes as per descriptions.
I hope you find the best 10 Langkawi attractions article useful. We have also covered best things to do in Langkawi, which is also a recommended reading, if you’re visiting Langkawi for the first time. If you want to suggest an attraction then please feel free to do so by adding comments below. If you’re traveling across Malaysia, below are some of the recommended guides about various tourist attractions:
- Melaka Attractions
- Kuala Lumpur Attractions
- Cameron Highlands Attractions
- Terengganu Attractions
- Pangkor Island Attractions
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