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Address: Kampung Mawat, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 6039556055
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The tomb of an island legend.

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Visitng a Legend

This visit was to learn the history and curse brought to the island by the killing of a lady named mahsuri. It was a bit too touristy as when you walk in, you walk into a buying... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
jamalkhir
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This visit was to learn the history and curse brought to the island by the killing of a lady named mahsuri. It was a bit too touristy as when you walk in, you walk into a buying area first and not the history and information of the person and place

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India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a sentimental memorial to a chaste good woman who was executed unfairly. The video they show is slightly cheesy, but wandering around the garden and appreciating the traditional Malay architecture is fun.

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Thank gypsybloood
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the area is divided into the tomb itself, some traditional houses and also small museum. the traditional houses are of different types, which depicts the different levels of the people (village head, the typical home, warrior's home, etc.) used to have traditional shows, but it was not available when we were there, apparently only during peak periods, i.e. school holidays.... More 

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Thank mrazifm68
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Legend of Langkawi Island. All about a woman with white blood. You can feel the 'Kampung Style' over this place and traditional wooden houses of Kedah.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Mahsuri is a legend in Langkawi. Learn this love story from the locals and you will understand why Langkawi is what it is today.

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Thank BudiMohdYunus
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent place to visit should be included in must do activities of langkawi. You should follow through the legend also should attend the musical performance by locals.

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Taiping, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Well, as the name suggested, the focus is about a tomb. The tomb of Mahsuri. But the surrounding area is walled up and musical instruments, olden weapons and some musical performance that doesn't quite tie up with the legend is on display. The history is now out of reach of poor locals as it is walled up and gated with... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

It is worth to pay and go into this Mahsuri Tomb or we call it as Makam Mahsuri. There was a gallery and short clip of video to illustrate the story about Mahsuri. The people working there told us it was a real story and not only legend. Beside the tomb, Mahsuri's original house was well-maintained. The water from the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

If you wanna come here for historical fact, i would suggest to ask mr google. The entry ticket is RM12 but it was boring. The only good thing is there are souvenir shops located beside the tomb area which offers really cheap kain batik, sarong, tshirts, herbs supliments,and other type of Langkawi souvenirs. I have surveyed through the other souvenirs... More 

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Thank RuffusAdam
Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Last time I was there was more than 25 years ago. Now it's totally different and there is a fee to enter. But I think it is well worth it as they have build a few kampung houses that we were able to enter around the tomb. There is also a small museum exhibiting the era of Mahsuri together with... More 

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