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“winding road”(10 reviews)
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Jalan Ulu Melaka, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
+60 4-966 0336
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been in Langkawi several times, spending a total of more than 3 months on the island. When I'm in Langkawi I always go to Gunung Raya. What I like about it is that it's the highest point on the island and it's easily accessible....More

Thank Kaspars M
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We took the steps up to the top. All 4287 steps. We started at the bottom. It was a 5minute walk along the river to the start of the steps. It’s clearly marked out with a blue sign that means steps of a thousand memories....More

2  Thank llyrad
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Steep driving experience and quite a long road from Cenang. Extremely humid, hence make sure you bring water as there are no shops in Gunung Raya. A pity that the top building in Gunung Raya is closed down, not sure what is the reason though....More

1  Thank AL1084
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This is the mountain top and highest peak in the island. You get there by sky cab and bridge. The view is undescribable. Only eye can capture its beauty and only skin can describe the nice breeze. A moment to view and be in heaven...More

1  Thank Hussain M
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Fantastic view from the top in a some directions, can't see a lot the other way as the tower is currently closed. If that reopens it will be worth a vist and sunset would be spectacular.

Thank emdeme
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a worthwhile enough experience so long at there isn’t cloud to obscure the view. Great views from the top and monkeys and forest along the way. It’s free to park and the tower was closed when we went. Would make a good location for...More

Thank monethetripper
Reviewed 7 May 2018

The theme in Langkawi is inept management of an amazing place. They are moronic about how they treat their resources, making them as unappealing and grungy looking as possible. This is sad for a country with as much wealth as Greece on PPP basis.

Thank treepondersleaf
Reviewed 24 April 2018

There are 2 ways to go up, 1 is to grab the local transport and the latter is to hike up a series of stairs to the tarmac road that leads up to the building with the tower. Apparently the entire building and tower were...More

3  Thank BernardK546
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The viewing Tower is closed indefinitely and all else is desolate. Views were minimal and very hazy. Only good part was seeing some dusky leaf monkeys on the drive down the mountain

Thank aussietraveller1960
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I took an uber to the top and saw one of the best sunsets in Langkawi. I don't know why people bother to pay for the touristy experience at the cable carts when you get the same view if not better up here. It's also...More

3  Thank diyabeijing
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26 May 2018|
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Response from superblue63 | Reviewed this property |
There are views available all the way up,on some of them you can probably just sit in the car and admire the view at the top you can see the views from near your car the view tower was closed.
5 March 2017|
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Response from kahiromijp | Reviewed this property |
We paid RM10/person. (we've been there in December)