kota mahsuri

Kota Mahsuri is a place believed to have been where Mahsuri binti Pandak Maya was buried in Langkawi, Kedah. It is located approximately 12km from Kuah and situated within the Kota Mahsuri complex area, in the Ulu Melaka Sub-district. The folklore has it that Mahsuri was buried at the place where she died after getting the death sentence at Padang Mat Sirat. Mahsuri’s tomb was rebuilt and surrounded by a museum, traditional theatre and the Kedah house, which represents Langkawi architectural house which was popular back then, allegedly built on a site which used to be Mahsuri’s home. There is also a well known as Mahsuri’s Well in the complex.

Last Updated: Thursday, 15 April 2021 - 12:01pm