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MENARA ALOR SETAR

Menara Alor Setar is the 2nd tallest tower in Malaysia and the 19th tallest in the world (165.5 meter). It is officially opened to visitors on 14 August 1997 by Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, the fourth Prime Minister whom himself hails from Kedah.

Apart from serving the role of a telecommunication tower, it also caters as a tourist destination for the town. The tower also houses some restaurants and a souvenir shop. The tower is an observatory tower to look for the crescent moon to mark the beginning of Muslim Months such as Ramadhan, Syawal, and Zulhijjah, to celebrate Ramadhan, Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Hari Raya Aidiladha, respectively.

The observation deck is at a height of 88 meter (289 ft) from the base of the structure.

Ticket Price to Observation Deck : Adults (RM6), Child (RM3).

Credit to:
menaraalorstar.com.my
wikipedia.org