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Sungai Batu

Lack of information and lack of signage for walking foot path. We arrived at around memorial mid... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Terryph
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Lack of Information yet one of the most important historical site in Malaysia

Thsi place is the one of the earliest site for iron smelting somewhere between 2nd - 5th... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Ragu88
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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12 Aug 2018
“Sungai Batu ”
25 Jun 2018
“Lack of Information yet one of the most important historical site in Malaysia”
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| Kampung Permatang Samak, Bedong 08100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Lack of information and lack of signage for walking foot path. We arrived at around memorial mid day , we did not have to pay any entrance fee, there was a USM student tending on of the tent.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Terryph
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Thsi place is the one of the earliest site for iron smelting somewhere between 2nd - 5th century. Should give 5 start rating just for the value of this discovery as one of the earliest discovery of Civilization In Malaysia, its very important historical site...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ragu88
Reviewed 19 March 2018

historical place and attraction place when going to sungai Petani, Kedah. landmark of sungai Petani. have interesting activities when youl go this places

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank syahidahali
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Just discovered the site 1-2 years before. Still new and less information available. You need to ask the person for details since the board presented simple finding.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank NurMuhamad
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

While there is no doubting that Sungai Batu is a very important site for archeologists and historians, it is far from assured that it will captivate the casual visitor. Yes, it is open to the public, but the information available is extremely limited. There is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank camsean
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The site were scattered around, and situated on palms plantation, not quietly managed, only few information available, and again there's no public transportation.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Boogzz
Reviewed 30 May 2017

No spectacular buildings/ruins like the Angkor Wat or Borobudur, but this site at Sungai Batu, previously oil palm plantations, speaks of a Civilisation that is at least 2,500 years old, making it the oldest in South east Asia, it is some distance inland today but...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Rossman I
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This hidden gem was recently uncovered. It shows the civilization of the local as early as 500BC with iron smelting base and administration base. You will be able to see two thousand years of iron smelting apparatus unearthed in this are. Make sure you visit...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank mojamoja12
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