It’s recommended to begin exploring the archipelago from its capital, Kuah Town. In the center of the town there is a picturesque square, Dataran Lang, which is decorated with graceful bridges and covered terraces, artificial ponds and fountains. It’s possible to admire the splendor of this place endlessly. A few steps from the square, Taman Lagenda park is located; it is a real open-air museum. In the park there is a unique collection of artifacts that display the most striking and mysterious legends of the island.
The Perdana gallery is considered the most famous attraction located in the suburb of the capital. Its collection includes more than 2,500 exhibits, such as ceramics and crystal, beautiful prizes and old paintings. The most exhibits represented in the gallery are awards handed by Mahathir Mohamad, the former Prime Minister of the country. Notable attractions of the island are numerous caves; each of them is a unique creation of nature.
In Gua Cerita cave scientists have discovered ancient inscriptions and drawings; plan to decipher the ancient message has failed. In the beautiful mangrove forest is located Gua Kelawar cave. Its main inhabitants are bats. An important cultural object is located near Pasir Tengkorak beach. We are talking about the Museum and Cultural Foundation. The founder of the museum was the famous Malaysian artist Ibrahim Hussein. Foundation visitors can see a rich collection of paintings, which relates to several epochs.