Padang Besar is a border town located in the northern part of the state of Perlis in Malaysia. It is situated on the border with Songkhla province, Thailand, 35 kilometers northeast of Kangar and about 57 km southwest of Hat Yai. Padang Besar is well known as a compulsory destination when visiting Perlis. It is a shopping market with a variety of interesting items. The town is a "shopping heaven" and popular destination for Malaysians because of the duty-free shopping complex in between the border checkpoints of the two countries. The town attracts several thousand visitors from Peninsular Malaysia and southern Thailand every weekend and during public holidays.
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