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    Best Places to Shop in Padang Matsirat

    While Padang Matsirat does not have many duty-free outlets or giant modern shopping centres, visitors can find a number of stalls and shops offering an extensive range of traditional souvenirs, handicrafts and batik prints. One great place for shoppers to get their retail-fix is the Atma Alam Batik Village where locally designed batik prints are available at affordable prices.

    Visitors can also find a couple of duty-free outlets in Padang Matsirat; the Teow Soon Huat shopping mall offers a wide array of imported chocolates, tobacco, and alcohol while Langkawi International Airport is great for last-minute shopping. For the all best bargains and high quality souvenirs, read on to discover our Top 5 Shopping in Padang Matsirat.

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    Teow Soon Huat, located at the fringes of Kuah, is a massive duty-free shopping centre with 60 outlets, 12 eateries and a supermarket. One of the most popular shopping venues along the Padang Matsirat area, shoppers can get household commodities, a wide variety of apparel, luggage and bags, as well as groceries besides the usual staple of tobacco, liquor and confectionery products. Teow Soon Huat offers a wide selection of duty-free whiskey from Chivas Regal, Royal Salute, JW Black Label, and Glenfiddich while imported clothing brands such as S Polo Association, Dr. Cardin, and Sentini are specially priced with daily discounts of up to 70% off the original retail prices. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 – 22:00
    • Address: 400, Bangunan Teow Soon Huat, Jalan Padang Matsirat
    • Tel: +604 966 6372
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    The Atma Alam Batik Village is a batik textile factory and art gallery which showcases exquisite batik prints and a wide array of cultural works. The establishment also hosts a batik workshop where an artist demonstrates and explains the art of batik painting to visitors. Situated in Padang Matsirat, it is only two kilometres away from Langkawi International Airport with plenty of parking spaces in the vicinity. Atma Alam Batik Village also houses a large retail outlet which offers an extensive range of batik apparel, songket and batik fabrics, original oil paintings, bags, cushion covers, purses, handmade souvenirs and mementos for sale. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 20:00
    • Tel: +604 955 2615 or +604 955 1227
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    The Sunday Padang Matsirat Night Market is a weekly affair where a stretch of road opposite the Field of Burnt Rice transforms into a lively bazaar. As the sun sets in Padang Matsirat, local vendors set up makeshift stalls and sell all kinds of local items including food and snacks, fresh produce, clothes, trinkets, watches, sunglasses, wallets and handbags, paintings, pirated DVDs and many other knick-knacks. While the Padang Matsirat Night Market draws a smaller crowd compared to the Thursday Temoyong Night Market in Pantai Cenang, it is a relatively enjoyable shopping experience where one can see throngs of locals and tourists browsing the colourful stalls and bargain-hunting. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: Sunday 17:30 – 22:00
    • Address: Kampung Raja, Mukim Padang Matsirat (opposite the Field of Burnt Rice)
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    Similar to Kuah town’s Jetty Point Complex, Langkawi International Airport is a great place to hunt for duty-free goods in the Padang Matsirat area, especially for those who are not in the mood to go bargain-hunting in cramped and humid roadside stalls. Located within Padang Matsirat – about 15 minutes away from the wildly-popular Pantai Cenang and Pantai Tengah stretch, visitors can find the usual array of tobacco, liquor and confectionery items here, though prices are slightly higher compared to most outlets in Langkawi. There are also several stalls lined up along the middle of the hall, offering a clothes, cosmetics, and souvenir items. A plus note to airport-shopping however, is that it can be done at the last minute. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: Daily
    • Address: Langkawi International Airport, Padang Matsirat
    • Tel: +604 955 1311
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    Field of Burnt Rice
    Field of Burnt Rice

    The Field of Burnt Rice is a historically significant site in Langkawi, where the Siamese invasion in 1821 prompted the local villagers to set fire to their rice fields. Located at Kampung Raja, Padang Matsirat, guests have to pass through narrow pathway that hosts a series of stalls selling reasonably priced souvenirs, batik prints and kitsch knick knacks. Merchandise may not be of the highest quality but the colourful stalls are almost impossible to resist. On Sundays, visitors can also find a wide array of food and snacks, apparels and accessories, wallets and handbags in the Sunday Padang Matsirat Night Market which is situated opposite the Field of Burnt Rice.

    • Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 18:00
    • Address: Kampung Raja, Mukim Padang Matsirat
    • Tel: +604 966 7789
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