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Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

08400 Merbok, Kedah, Malaysia

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About Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum

The Bujang Valley is a sprawling historical complex and has an area of approximately 224 square kilometres situated near Merbok, Kedah, between Gunung Jerai in the north and Muda River in the south. It is the richest archaeological area in Malaysia. These archaeological remains show that there was a Hindu-Buddhist polity here.

Attractions Near Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum

Mount Jerai
Mount Jerai5.9km from Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum

Mount Jerai, formerly Kedah Peak, is a mountain in Kedah, Malaysia with a height of 3,854 feet. Within Kedah itself, the mountain stands at the border of Kuala Muda and Yan districts. The mountain is a massive limestone outcrop and is a lone feature from the surrounding geography of the area.

Merdeka Bridge
Merdeka Bridge19.46km from Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum

Merdeka Bridge or Jambatan Merdeka is a major bridge in Malaysia. It is situated in Jalan Butterworth-Sungai Petani at the Penang-Kedah Border on Muda River. It was constructed between 1955 and 1957. The bridge was officially opened in 1957 when Malaya achieved its independence from Britain

Tikus Island
Tikus Island31.86km from Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum

Tikus Island is an islet off the northern coast of Penang Island in the State of Penang, Malaysia. Located nearly 770 m off Tanjung Bungah, a suburb of the city of George Town, this uninhabited outcrop is now home to a solar-powered lighthouse. This active lighthouse marks the northern entrance to the Penang Strait and hence, the Port of Penang.

Pantai Tanjung Bungah
Pantai Tanjung Bungah33.12km from Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum

Tanjung Bungah is a suburb of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. It is located along the northern coast of Penang Island between Batu Ferringhi and Tanjung Tokong, and about 6.5 km northwest of the city center. Tanjung Bungah is well known as a beach destination, with several hotels and resorts lining the beaches within the area. Decades of urbanization has also led to the mushrooming of residential high-rises at Tanjung Bungah.

Penang Floating Mosque
Penang Floating Mosque33.54km from Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum

The Penang Floating Mosque, also known as Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque is a floating mosque located in Tanjung Bungah near George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Although it is called a floating mosque, the mosque is actually built on stilts, only at high tide would it have the appearance of floating on water. It is built in a mix of Middle Eastern and local architectural style and features a prominent minaret. The mosque can accommodate 1,500 worshipers.

Gurney Wharf
Gurney Wharf35.5km from Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum

Gurney Wharf is a proposed seafront park currently being reclaimed off Gurney Drive in George Town, Penang. Intended as a "new iconic waterfront destination for Penang", Phase 1 of Gurney Wharf is scheduled for completion by 2018. the 24.28-hectare seafront park will comprise four distinct recreational areas - a beach, a coastal grove, a water garden, and a seaside retail food and beverages area.

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