Strategically located in the heart of Alor Setar, Menara Alor Setar has become a popular tourist attraction for foreigners and local visitors.
Recognised as Malaysia’s 2nd tallest telecommunication tower, Menara Alor Setar is the pride of Kedah.
Rising above 165.5 metres, Menara Alor Setar’s architectural design is unique as it symbolizes Kedah’s established reputation as the ‘Rice Bowl of Malaysia’. The tower pillars clearly resemble the image of a bundle of padis [rice]. The main column also known as ‘tiang seri’ in Malay and which support the tower structure and potrays the tenacity of Kedahans.
Besides ensuring improved and smooth telecommunication and broadcast transmission, Menara Alor Setar offers amenities which include a souvenir shop, an amphitheatre located at the podium level, high-speed bubble elevators, outdoor observation deck at a height of 88 meters, 360° Alor Setar Revolving Restaurant at 94 metres above sea level and well-equipped seminar and meeting rooms at height of 100 metres.