LANGKAWI (NST) – The country’s biggest 3-D Art Museum and also the world’s second biggest built at a cost of RM17 million in Oriental Village, Pantai Kok was officially open to the public yesterday.
The museum, known as Art in Paradise Langkawi, built on 1,950.96 metre square land, was opened by former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and expected to be the latest attraction for the free-duty tourism island.
In his speech, Tun Mahathir said the museum, which is divided into nine zones, would add value to the existing tourism products in the popular island.
“There are over 200 3-D paintings in this museum and it surely adds to Langkawi’s attractions and be popular among the visitors,” he said.
Present were Kuah assemblyman Nor Saidi Nanyan and Langkawi Development Authority (Lada) chief executive officer Tan Sri Khalid Ramli.