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Address: Suka Menanti, Alor Setar, Malaysia
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A panoramic view of 'the rice bowl of Kedah State' could be experience from indise this muzium.

From inside the Muzium, an awesome breathtaking experience overcome you. You feel as if you are flying low over the entire 'rice bowl' region of the state.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
DaveLiwanji
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Alor Setar, Malaysia
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Alor Setar, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

From inside the Muzium, an awesome breathtaking experience overcome you. You feel as if you are flying low over the entire 'rice bowl' region of the state.

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Alor Setar, Malaysia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

the building looks great from outside. but once inside, one can see that it has been neglected. it is vast but not many things to do or see here. it should be a place were tourists can try out the process on paddy related matters from planting to harvesting, based on the season of course. hope they would improve on... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Known as the "Rice Bowl of Malaysia", the Kedah-Perlis rice plains produce more than half of the country's home grown rice supply. Hence the Padi museum, is really dedicated to the paddy ie Rice plant, a major crop found on this State. The Paddy Museum is big, with an area of 12,000 square meters spread over three floors. And indeed,... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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44 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Most of Malaysian attractions are either badly managed but not this It is well managed There is an air conditioned deck on the top floor rotating slowly for you to view the whole Alor Setar town , albeit a painted one An eye opener for those not seen any thing related to paddy before

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Penang
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The museum houses a 360 degrees view of gunung keriang which moves in a circular motion. Besides that, you can get more information on the types of paddy grown in malaysia and around the world.

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