Places To Visit In Alor Setar

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1. Zahir Mosque

Zahir Mosque

562 km
from city center
1 out of 2
places to visit in Alor Setar

Nestled in Kedah, the Zahir Mosque is one of the oldest and grandest mosques in Malaysia. It is also considered as one of the 10 most beautiful mosques in the world. Masjid Zahir is regarded as an architectural gem whose history dates back to the early 1900s. Its five black domes, unique colour combinations and intricate carvings make it a true sight to behold.

2. Alor Setar Tower

Alor Setar Tower

17 km
from city center
2 out of 2
places to visit in Alor Setar

Situated in Alor Setar, the Alor Setar Tower is the second-tallest telecommunication tower in Malaysia. The magnificent tower rises to a height of about 165.5 meters. Though the main purpose of the tower is to provide broadcasting and telecommunication services, it houses an observation deck which is a popular tourist spot.

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