Dataran Lang, Langkawi

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Visit Dataran Lang, an iconic public space dominated by a 12 m (39 ft) statue of an eagle. Poised to take flight, the massive bird serves as the symbol of the island, which gets its name from the old Malay word for "eagle." The mountains across the bay, above which the eagle is ready to soar, and the shimmering waters in which it feeds, neatly frame the large statue. The central area features decent eateries, but beware of exhorbitant prices at the gift shop. Before you head to Langkawi, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Langkawi driving holiday planner, to make sure you see all that Langkawi has to offer, including Dataran Lang.
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  • There is no activities nearby this location except shopping at Kuah Town, and you just come for a photo with Eagle statue.  more »
  • Impressively large eagle on the ferry quay, worth seeing if in the area but not sure worth going out of your way to see  more »
  • There is a large square in the seaside of Langkawi: Giant Eagle Square, the square stands the Eagle Tower which is called the Lankawi landmark. Built in October 1996, the tower is 45 meters high, cost more than 10 million Ma Yuan, Eagle's majestic posture, symbolizing the langkawi like the soaring eagle, the future of the economy more vigorous. From head to toe has 12.6 meters, the wing unfolds has 21.6 meters, this statue is the symbol of Langkawi, because in Malay ancient prose, "Lang" refers to the Eagle, "Kawi" refers to the red-brown, so the meaning of Langkawi is "red-brown eagle." When night falls, the beautiful lights in the square show the beauty of the Eagle's fortitude. It's better to shoot a giant eagle from the sea at sunset and sunrise. The square is also equipped with a amphitheater, two sheltered terraces and a variety of stage shapes on the island's legendary theme, which is a good place to enjoy the night view and enjoy the sea breeze.
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Langkawi Island offers by far the greatest number of accommodation options out of all 104 isles in the archipelago. Look for affordable and comfortable rooms in Kuah and the southwestern peninsula, where inexpensive hotels, hostels, and rental apartments draw many budget visitors. For a luxury experience, head to the surrounding islands, where private resorts charge high prices for more amenities and larger rooms.
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