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Kota Mahsuri

The mausoleum Kota Mahsuri at Kampung Mwat has become a major tourist attraction located 17 kilometres northwest of Kuah, on Langkawi. The tomb honours a young maiden, wrongly accused of adultery approximately 200 years ago; legend has it that her innocence was proven by her bleeding white blood at her execution by stabbing. Apparently, upon her dying breath she cursed the island to remain barren for seven generations. True or not, that time has now elapsed and the place is flourishing. Alongside the tomb, there is a well, an aviary, and a traditional Kedah house within the complex.

  • Visit the famous well at Kota Mahsuri mausoleum in Langkawi, the waters of which are said to have healing properties, which have people queuing around the block to sample.
  • Take a walk around the huge aviary located within Kota Mahsuri mausoleum and admire the many exotic birds housed within, especially the different varieties of fabulous peacocks with their vivid colours.
  • Taste some wonderful traditional Malay delicacies, whilst watching fascinating cultural performance shows, close to the mausoleum complex in Langkawi.

Padang Matsirat is the airport servicing Langkawi, and is approximately 20 kilometres from the town of Kuah, which is the destination for those heading to the mausoleum at Kota Mahsuri. If you are comfortable aboard a motorcycle then this is without doubt the best means of transport on the island. They can be hired very cheaply and enable you to nip about at your own leisure. Taxis provide the other main alternative, although prices need to be set before departure. Buses, however, are not exactly reliable, with timetables that seemingly count for nothing.

Hotels near Kota Mahsuri

48 hotels near Kota Mahsuri

1 Hotel Grand Continental Langkawi

3 stars
3.0 / 5 4 reviews

Lot 398, MK. Kuah, Map

Blending pleasant ambience, comfortable accommodation and friendly service, Hotel Grand Continental Langkawi is an ideal place for business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralThe hotel offers... More

2 Adya Hotel Langkawi

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

No 1, PT 4001, Persiaran Mutiara 2 Map

Adya Hotel Langkawi is a 4-star hotel located strategically in the commercial district of Kuah Town, Langkawi. The hotel offers 207 rooms, equipped with free WIFI, cable TV and private balcony... More

3 Altis Hotel Langkawi

3 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

No. 131, Plot 274, Langkawi Mall Map

Whether in Langkawi Island for a short- or long-term stay, travellers find suitable base at the budget-friendly accommodations and convenient facilities of Altis Hotel Langkawi. While in this side... More

4 Bella Vista Waterfront Beach Resort and Spa

3 stars
1.0 / 5 1 reviews

Persiaran Mutiara, Pusat Dagangan Kelana Mas Map

With breathtaking views of the Andaman Sea and the scenic landscape of Kuah, Bella Vista Resort & Spa Langkawi is a favourite holiday destination for all travellers. Located in the immediate... More

5 Citin Hotel Langkawi

3 stars
2.3 / 5 8 reviews

No. 3, Jalan Pekan Kuah Langkawi 07000 Malaysia Map

Providing quality accommodation and friendly service for travellers in Langkawi, the Hotel Citin Langkawi is close to the city's attractions such as Summer Palace at Pantai Kok, Eagle Square,... More

6 One Hotel Helang

4 stars
3.2 / 5 21 reviews

Lot 274, Jalan Lima, Map

One Hotel Helang Langkawi boasts of a beautiful and privileged location suitable for savvy business and leisure travellers in this part of Malaysia. The sophisticated hotel places conference... More

7 Langkawi Lagoon Private Residence

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

Lot 78, Jalan Kuala Muda, Map

Langkawi Lagoon Private Residence is independently operated by owner. it is located within Langkawi Lagoon Resort. Facilities available include pool, fitness centre and sauna. Room facilities... More

8 Langkawi Lagoon Sea Villa

4 stars
3.1 / 5 8 reviews

Lot 78, Jalan Kuala Muda Map

Set in idyllic surroundings complete with mountain and ocean views, Langkawi Lagoon Sea Villa makes for an ideal haven of relaxation and recreation while in Langkawi. The chic villas are built on... More

9 Four Points by Sheraton Langkawi Resort

4 stars
3.8 / 5 13 reviews

Kuala Muda, Mukim Padang Matsirat Map

Situated on the shores of Langkawi Beach, Four Points by Sheraton Langkawi Resort provides a suitable seaside base for vacationers. This family-friendly resort in Langkawi places visitors within... More

10 Bayview Hotel Langkawi

4 stars
3.8 / 5 32 reviews

Jalan Pandak Mayah 1 Map

Being an oasis of relaxation, BayView Hotel Langkawi offers a pleasant ambience, high standards of comfort and convenient facilities for business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralBoasting... More