Mere urban legend or reality of life? The stories and mysteries that hang around Langkawi drawn in visitors who hope to understood where the story ends and the truth begins.
The story of Mahsuri
A woman who migrated from Siam close to 200 years ago was accused of adultery and sentenced to death. It is said that upon her death, she cursed Langkawi for seven generations of bad luck due to her innocence.
Mount Mat Chinchang
It is said there was once a wedding amongst the two families of giants. However, a fight broke out, and the aftermath of this fight led to several modern-day villages. The giants, in their shame, turned themselves into mountains as penance.
Lake of the Pregnant Maiden
A male genie and a female sprite once fell in love. After their marriage, the female sprite becomes pregnant, but her son died just seven days after his birth. In her grief, she put the baby to rest in the lake.
Caves of Legend
Even the best resort in Langkawi, such as the Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, would recommend visiting the Caves of legend. It considered the site of a great romance between a Roman prince and a Chinese princess.