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Lembah Bujang Archaeological Museum

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Ancient Indian temples in Malaysia

These are called the Merbok Candi temples. First impression is that there will be some temples, but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alok_Nahata
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Alor Setar, Malaysia
Amazing way to understand the great Lembah Bujang civilization and Kedah Tua Kingdom

The Museum is really in good condition and have good amount of artifact and information about... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Ragu88
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These are called the Merbok Candi temples. First impression is that there will be some temples, but originally these are the remains of Ancient Indian temples which were present few hundred years back in this area. IN the museum we can see the evidences of...More

Thank Alok_Nahata
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Museum is really in good condition and have good amount of artifact and information about Lembah Bujang. Amazing way to understand the great Lembah Bujang civilization and Kedah Tua Kingdom.

Thank Ragu88
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

As a fans of archeological things, this is a must thing to go, too bad there's no public transportation to go there, you have take taxi or rented car, avoid go on Friday, they're taking a long break about two hours.

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We were amazed by the wonders of Malaysia's earliest civilization. Lembah Bujang was once the bustling centre of a prosperous kingdom in South East Asia from the 3rd to the 12th century AD. The place is a treasure house of recovered artifacts from historical sites...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The museum is running down. Gallery 2 is closed permenantly. However, the museum is good for indian to visit once in their life. Lembah Bujang mostly related to indian

1  Thank Lee C
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Just an hour away from Alor Star lies a museum that speak of Malaysia's earliest recorded Civilisation at Lembah Bujang. The extent of this Civilisation is just beginning to be understood and covered a very vast area with the immense Gunung Jerai(Kedah Peak) as the...More

1  Thank Rossman I
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Very proud to know that Bujang Valley was the first trading port between the South Asia and East Asia. Our government authority should do more promotion. Entrance is free. The museum sorrounding was serene and clean. Not many visitors even on a Sunday. Recommend a...More

Thank auntiedoris
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Bujang Valley is an important part of Malaysia history. It uncovers the very interesting history of Malay peninsular and how Hinduism and Buddhism has taken it shape in early days. It feature few well preserved candi (religious site) along with a museum that house artifacts...More

1  Thank mojamoja12
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If great to visit if you're interesting in historical as it is our country treasure. It's not just to know our country history also able to see the artifacts which located on the hill area.

Thank Youfor T
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The museum surrounding was serene and quiet as it was a weekday. Entrance is free. Though some artifacts are not complete but it is very clearly shown the hinduism and buddhaism influence on this part of the valley. Those study secondary school history must visit...More

Thank Lee K
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cclim79
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Response from mojamoja12 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lim, It is open everyday from 9pm to 5pm. Since it is not very far from Penang, which i think is approximately 1 and 1/2 hours of drive, you could come all the way from Penang. Assuming you like archaelogical places... More
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MBsingam
25 April 2017|
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Response from hawa h | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea if they currently open new excavation activities on that site. the guide there told us they will open them. you need to contact lembah bujang archeological museum for details.
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