Kedah is one of the oldest states in Malaysia and has wonderful history behind it.
Kedah is also known as the "Rice Bowl of Malaysia", the Kedah rice plains produce more
than half of the country's home grown rice supply. Furthermore, there is also interesting
story behind the rice itself. It is a place unique of natural beauty surrounded by much greeny
like other states of Malaysia. Kedah rely solely on industrialization and tourism development.
Kedah, it's a place never to be missed when one visits Malaysia. Kedah is located on the
Northwest of Peninsular Malaysia, approximately 400 kilometers from Kuala Lumpur.
Tourists attractions are just too many to count. There are the Pulau Langkawi Beach,
the Menara Alor Setar which is the tallest building in Kedah, State Art Gallery (Balai Seni Negeri),
Royal Boat House, Masjid Zahir, Nikradharam Buddhist Temple, the Mount Jerai (Gunung Jerai) and
Pedu LakeOther places of attraction are the Lembah Bujang Archaeological Site,
Birth House of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Paddy Museum, Royal Museum(Muzium Diraja),
State Museum (Muzium Negeri), Makam Mahsuri, Tanjung Tujuh, and Bukit Hijau Recreatinal Forest
There is so much to see and do in Kedah. The top on the list that you must not miss
is going to Pulau Langkawi as known as 'Jewel of Kedah' and experience the blue
sea water with beautiful scenery. The whole of Langkawi can be view by getting on
the cable car. Eating is a must here in Kedah. Traditional local dishes which are
also favourites among visitors are "gulai nangka" (a jack fruit curry), "sayur keladi"
and "pekasam". "Nasi ulam" is another local food which is equally tantalising. This
is also an activity not to be missed. There are also plenty of souvenirs and local
products for sale in Kedah. Do buy some for your friends at your hometown. Kedah has
many places of worship. They are also worth the visit.