Galeria Perdana, Langkawi

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Visit the huge Galeria Perdana to get a glimpse into the life and times of former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad. The gallery displays the former political leader's gift collection from all around the globe, along with photos and paintings of himself and his family. The gifts include a wide range of items, including vases, weapons, and sculptures carrying a distinct stamp of origin. Well maintained and easy to get around, the gallery's grounds also include a garden with a cafe selling drinks and snacks. Make Galeria Perdana part of your personalized Langkawi itinerary using our Langkawi holiday planner .
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  • This museum is not so far from Kuah, if you go to the North. If you are traveling on a bike or a car that does not pass by, it is located along the road. There is free parking on site. This is actually a complex of buildings United transitions and here you can see anything from a sailboat and machines to the Soviet dagger. You name it, a lot are really works of art, there is a simple protocol gifts. Describe it's pointless, because there is all. Particularly impress vases and utensils work fine, Japanese dolls and bladed weapons. Here is something interesting for yourself and find any child and adult. To explore all this needs a few hours, although after a while you start to get tired of all this splendour. But all the sooner you pass all the territory. The Museum is open from 9 to 17.
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  • As he gave the Prime Minister Introduced the show, people come out of the country, some walking all day 1 because it wants to gradually see what some.
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  • It's a bit saddening to see that the collections here are not properly taken cared of. A few are with spider webs. Some collections are without labels and/or difficult to understand the significance o...  more »
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  • Good for those interested in museums and history. Entry fee is RM 10 which is reasonable.
  • A place showcasing the gifts received by the revered Tun Mahathir..
  • Excellent exhibition and collection of art works. Impressive buildings and collection. Stunning roof designs and many photo opportunities. Beautiful gardens and location. Very quite and relaxing in off season.
  • Memorabilia from Tun Mahathir while being Prime Minister of Malaysia. Nice building architecture with excellent decor. However nothing has change over the years to this gallery in terms of collections or add-ins.
  • Its such an interesting place with many interesting gifts ,art pieces, even the building is unique. Its like going thro a castle full of treasures

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