Thursday, September 01, 2005

The Ancient Wonders of Kedah

The Bujang Valley, sometimes referred to as the Ancient Wonder of Kedah, is a rich historical site covering an area of about 400sq. km in the Merbok basin, bounded by Bukit Coras (Choras Hill) and Gunung Jerai. This archaeological area was the site of an ancient Hindu-Buddhist kingdom that ruled the region from the 4th century AD. Check it out at our Kedah sights.

>> History and People of Kedah
>> Alor Setar and Sungai Petani

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Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Where to go in Kedah

myMalaysiabooks brings you more travel information on Kedah
Discover many of nature's paradise in the state, from the Langkawi islands, white sandy beaches to forest parks and virgin forest on highlands.
>> Sights in Kedah - towns and villages, forest parks and archeological sight (Bujang Valley)
>> Learn some Malay words

Legends of Langkawi at myMalaysiabooks
>> Merong Mahawangsa And The Geruda
>> Mahsuri, a Langkawi tragedy
>> Legend of Pulau Dayang Bunting

Tuesday, August 02, 2005


Langkawi refers to the cluster of about 100 over tropical islands lying off the north-western coast of the state of Kedah , on the Malaysian peninsular. The main island, popularly known as Pulau Langkawi or Langkawi island, is about 50 km from the town of Kuala Kedah on the peninsular.

The isles of Langkawi are rich in myths and legends, tales of the Langkawis tell of gigantic birds, demigods, warriors, princesses and maidens in tragedy and romances.

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Friday, July 29, 2005


Kedah, Malaysia is a land rich in history and natural beauty. All over the state you will see large tracts of paddy fields, rubber estates, secondary forests and virgin highlands. A scatter of pristine islands and beach paradises can be found off the west coast and undulating hills and natural forests form the eastern part of the state.
The state can lay claim to roots in an ancient civilisation that is older than any other state in the country. As far back as the 5th century AD, traders who plied the East-West trade route from India to China called at Kuala Muda using Gunung Jerai (Kedah Peak) as a navigational point.

The most popular tourist destination in Kedah is Langkawi islands.

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