Eagle Square or Datarang Lang is Langkawi’s most prominent landmark for visitors arriving via sea. Situated near Kuah Jetty, the main attraction of the Square is the magnificiant statue of the reddish-brown eagle majestically poised for flight. According to the local folklore, Langkawi derived its name from an eagle. In old Malay, kawi denotes reddish brown hence Langkawi means ‘reddish brown eagle’. The square features many scenic ponds, restaurants, covered terraces, bridges and barrel vaults made bricks.