Thursday, September 14, 2006

Langkawi, North of Malaysia

Langkawi Island located at Kedah, Malaysia. Brimming with culture, mysteries, legends and an abundance of natural scenery, Langkawi is the perfect getaway for families or friends looking for a pleasant holiday. Visit Langkawi, you won’t regret it!

Dataran Lang, Langkawi

From muddy coastal mangroves to tombs that speak of past legends, Langkawi has sights both peculiar and fascinating to explore. The island is also a natural repository for marvellous flora and fauna beckoning you to come and admire. Then there are plenty of landmarks and historical establishments on the island, shrouded in tales of giants and magic for visitors interested in Langkawi’s culture.

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Langkawi Island : Langkawi Cable Car

Langkawi Cable Car

Also located inside the Oriental Village, the clear bubble shaped cable car takes the 2.2km ride up the mountainside on a 42 degree incline. Gunung Macincang at 708 metres offers a spectacular view. Starting from about sea level, the Cable Car rises from about sea level to an altitude of over 700 metres. Along the near vertical lift, tourists are presented with the towering cliff face named 'Matahari Face'.

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Map of Langkawi Island, Malaysia

If you have Google Earth at your pc, download this .kmz files and you can see location of this island and some placemark from satelite.
If you dont have Google Earth, you can download here

Google Earth Placemark :

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