Bukit Jawa, Lenggong

Bukit Jawa, Lenggong
Bukit Jawa is an open site where evidence of Palaeolithic culture was found. This site is situated at latitude 5˚ 07.72’ north and longitude 100˚ 59.55’ east, with a height of 104 meters above sea level. It was discovered by Universiti Sains Malaysia, and research was carried out in 1996. A mapping of the environment around Kota Tampan was carried out, hence the discover...
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Kota Tampan, Lenggong

Kota Tampan, Lenggong
Kota Tampan provided evidence of the first Palaeolithic culture in the country. This site, situated at latitude 5° 03.31’ north and longitude 100° 58.42’ east, 101 meters above sea level. Excavations were first carried out in 1938, followed by another one in 1954. Since then, the world has come to know more of the community that existed at Kota Tampan or ‘Tampanian’ in Ma...
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Kota Kuala Kedah

Kota Kuala Kedah
Kota Kuala Kedah at the mouth of the Kedah River is also known as Kota Kuala Bahang. Kota means fort and this was actually a fort that was built to ward off Kedah's enemies who came from the sea. It was reportedly to have been built by stone masons especially brought in from India. Today, it is a fishing village, known for the variety of seafood that is served by the num...
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