Hidden Parts from Kedah

Malaysia known as a country that have so many beautiful traveling places. But have you ever wonder what is more others than just enchanting places behind Malaysia? What is another hidden parts and stories in Malaysia, that symbolise Malaysia.

So, here’s some highlights from Kedah for its uniqueness, that we proudly want to share with you,

Pasar Bisik (Whispering Market)

Source from Butterworth Guide

What is Kedah truly famous for? What actually the outsiders did not know, Kedah have one market that offers unique ways in selling and buying known as Pasar Bisik  (Whisper Market). Pasar Bisik located on Kota Kuala Muda, and near to the Pantai Merdeka.

This whispering tradition used by sellers because according to their believe, the process of selling was much convenient when only them can know the price offered by buyers. By whispering, the buyers can get an economical price with fresh fishes.

The whispering trend used for a long time and becomes the identity of the fisherman village Kuala Muda, Kedah. Why not try this something new in your buying experience, instead of saying out loud for a price, try to whisper it this time?

The Legend of Mahsuri

Source fromFiksyen Shasha

Another subject that makes Kedah famous for is, the legend of Mahsuri and the curse of Langkawi island. Do you know, there is a legend saying Langkawi only successfully developed after the curse of Mahsuri towards Langkawi ended.

Mahsuri is the most beautiful girl that lives in Langkawi at 19thcentury. Many of the girls jealous of her beauty and accused her being unfaithful to her husband. Before she passed away, she cursed the Langkawi island and all its living, and misery will crumble on them for seven generations.

As for the locals, they believe on the legend and believe that the curse is finally over at the end of the 20th century. But thanks to that myth, the Langkawi is now famous.

Gamat

Source from Jawi Herbs Center

Gamat or its scientific name Stichopus horrens is a species of Sea Cucumbers which are marine creatures having leathery skin and a long body. In Malay term, this sea cucumber is called as Gamat.

In Malaysia, Gamat is use as a medicine base. So what can this Gamat heal? They heal both internal and external body ailments like aches, ulcers, burns and injuries.

Believe it or not, but the locals have been using Gamat for over 300 years by applied the Gamat over fresh cuts and wounds. So why not, get the Gamat products and witnessing its result.

Tree Top Walk Sungai Sedim

Ever wanting to try to have a view from above the forest floor? Or maybe to try a look from a bird’s eye view. Worry not, the world’s longest rainforest canopy walks with a length of 925 metres and a height of 26 metres up are available on Tree Top Walk Sungai Sedim, Kedah. But rest assured, this canopy walk is safe. The canopy is made from steel pylons.

Though the canopy walks have become popular from others countries but the canopy walks across the rainforest only available in here, Kedah. Grab this new experience by walking high and have an amazing view of flora and fauna from the above!