TOURISTS DRAW TO MALACCA ATTRACTIONS

Thursday March 21, 2013

Attractions in Malacca a major tourist draw

Historical landmark: The Stadthuys and Christ Church are two popular landmarks in Malacca town.
MALACCA, a Unesco world heritage site, must have among the most number of places to visit in the country.

Travel portal Trip Advisor has recommended 51 attractions in Malacca, including the Baba-Nyonya Heritage Museum, No. 8 Heeren Street Heritage Centre, Jonker Street, Cheng Hoong Teng Temple, Cheng Ho Cultural Museum, Sri Poyatha Vinayagar Moorthi Temple, Malacca River and Stadthuys.

It is also a common sight to see streets in the city and the famed Portuguese Square brimming with foreign visitors. World-class hotels and entertainment outlets have also mushroomed in Malacca over the last two decades.

Chinese, Portuguese, Arab, Indian, Dutch and English influences have made the city more fascinating. Visitors are also enthralled by the unique culture of the Peranakan and Chitty communities.

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MALACCA IMPRESSIONS BY END 2014

Malacca all set to make a huge Impression

MALACCA: An outdoor performance combining spectacular, high-tech lighting with natural scenery is set to make its debut in Malacca by the end of 2014.

Under an MoU signed between PTS Impression Sdn Bhd and Impression Wonder Arts Co. Ltd of China, the performance – part of the “Impression” series – in Malacca will be the first to be held outside China.

Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen, who witnessed the signing, said the Impression series would unveil a pool of local performers as well as provide job opportunities for locals.

“Its debut in Malaysia is considered a dream come true for me as I always wanted to have the performance held here following the splendid show during the Beijing Olympics in 2008, which was also choreographed by the company’s director, Wang Chao Ge.

“The presence of the eminent entertainment company will give the country, particularly Malacca, a big-bang effect,” she said.

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OLD CATHAY CINEMA TO BE CONVERTED TO PANGGUNG BANGSAWAN

The former Cathay Cinema at Jalan Munshi Abdullah is being renovated into a Panggung Bangsawan. The area was recently boarded up and the notice board was erected. Hopefully, live, creative cultural shows can then be staged there for locals and tourists. We can highlight our diverse cultures, songs and arts.

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Bird Paradise Wildlife Park

Bird Paradise Wildlife Park is a initial and largest lonesome wildlife park in Asia. It is home to over 2,500 birds that, well, make themselves feel really most during home as they fly, soar, bound and even float over, opposite and around a park. The park was strictly launched by Chief Minister of Kedah Y.A.B Dato Seri Syed Razak on a 25th of Dec 2002.

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The park was creatively named “The Bird Paradise” though a name was after altered to “Langkawi Wildlife Park” in 2006. The change was required as a park is not usually home to birds though also to several other class there; there are crocodiles, pythons, donkeys, raccoons and monkeys. You could feed some of them with food supposing by a park staff though of course, there are some animals that we wouldn’t wish to risk removing too tighten to!

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Nevertheless, a prominence of a park stays a 2,500 birds of some-more than 100 species. As we wander by a pleasant gardens, we will see a walk-in birdhouse that allows we to take a closer demeanour during a colorful birds. Soon, we will come opposite a synthetic rapids that cascades from a tallness of 15 m high. Against a pleasing backdrop of a rapids are opposite class of H2O birds such as a flamingo or a mandarin ducks. The stage indeed looks a lot like a postcard design or a portrayal on a canvas; there is no denying that flamingos are a favorite or that mandarin ducks indeed secrete ease and elegance.

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After connecting with colorful and accessible birds, it is time to get a small tougher. If we are a fan of eagles, we can check out a eagle territory where we will have a possibility to see a cadaver (the strength of passed and ebbing animals) eaters. There is no need to be fearful of a stately birds as they usually feast on a dead! You can also check out a owl territory if we have not had a possibility to see an owl. Species such as a stable owl can be found there.

Bird Paradise Wildlife Park is really a bliss for animal lovers, quite birds. The park stretches for an area of 5.5 acres along Jalan Ayer Hangat on a island of Langkawi, Kedah and is a small 10-minute expostulate from Kuah Town. If we are visiting a island, do dump by a Bird Paradise Wildlife Park for an event to learn a fascinating universe of birds and nature.

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Entrance fees

Adult: RM28
Child (3 – 12 years old): RM18

Opening hours

The Bird Paradise is open daily from 8.30am to 7pm. Last entrance is during 6pm.

Contact details

Langkawi Wildlife Park
c/o: Wildlife Planet Sdn Bhd
Lot 1485, Jalan Ayer Hangat,
Kampung Belanga Pecah,
07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.
+6 010-7789619
+6 04-9665855
+6 04-9661855
Email: [email protected]
Official website

How to get to a Bird Paradise Wildlife Park

The Langkawi Bird Paradise Wildlife Park can be simply found as it is clearly manifest along a categorical round highway around a island. After we leave Kuah and expostulate north along Jalan Ayer Langat, we will see a Bird Paradise Wildlife Park on your left hand. It is located a small bit north of a Gunung Raya Golf Resort.

Video Bird Paradise Wildlife Park

Map of a Bird Paradise Wildlife Park

Suggestions?

Got any good tips to share with us? Do we know of any good things to do in Langkawi, or tips on a best places to eat or other good information to share with us? Let us know by withdrawal a respond below!

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