For Malaysian who are interested in archeology, before you actually goto Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Candi Borobudur in Yogyakarta, you can visit Lembah Bujang near Sungai Petani. It is only 15 km drive from tol Sungai Petani Utara.I visited Angkor Wat last year ( 2011 ), so I plan a must do visit to Lembah Bujang Archeology site as it is so near to...more
Beside bigger artifacts, they are many small pieces of particles in display inside the Bujang Valley Acheology Museum, they are small beads, small and decorative stones and some damaged pieces which are hard to find its complete set.Before the involement of local authority in the study in 1970ies, European acheologists had started to do their...more
Some of the bigger artifacts found during the archeology researh are display outside the museum compound.They are the stone sugar cane mill, rice mill, and padi mill which told the story that beside Hindu and Buddha influences artifacts, living tools were found too. They are ancient stone sugar cane mill found at my hometown too, display at the Na...more
The museum keep all artifacts found from the archeology research activities. There shown the Hinduism and Buddhism influence to the ancient Malay Kingdom of Kedah in Lembah Bujang.The museum opened 362 days a year, closed on 1st and 2nd Hari Raya Aidilfitri and 1st day in Hari Raya Haji.more
To all Malaysian and travellers who like archeology, you can visit to Archeology Lembah Bujang which disply the candi monument left for us. It is the oldest historical monuments found in Malaysia. There is a museum which keep all the artifacts found during the reserch in the compound.more
I drove thru Merbok Jetty on my way to Lembah Bujang noticed that it was another beautiful place for sightseeing. On our return, we stopped by to have a close look on this site.
It was on your left before crossing the Merbok Bridge if you are heading to Lembah Bujang. You will strongly feel you want to had a stop on your way back, while you are on you way back, when you are on the bridge again, so quickly step some break, slow down your car, give a right turn signal and thurn to your right.
This local government has spent a lot of money to build this jetty near the mangroves swamp area. The scenery around are beautiful.
Behind the museums you will see an array of caskets. You must remember that unlike many chedis, these were not built to house ashes etc,...it is not a tomb temple. Archaeologists revealed that the Candi Bukit Batu Pahat with six intact granite caskets with nine chambers. The chambers contained mainly Tantric symbols, gems and other small objects...more