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Alor Setar Tower

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Construction started  1995
Cost  RM40 million
Height  166 m
Phone  +60 4-720 2234
Completed  14 August 1997
Antenna spire  165.50 m (543.0 ft)
Opened  1998
Alor Setar Tower
Type  Telecommunications Commercial offices
Location  Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia
Address  Darul Aman Highway, Bandar Alor Setar, 05000 Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia
Hours  Open today · 9AM–8PMMonday9AM–8PMTuesday9AM–8PMWednesday9AM–8PMThursday9AM–8PMFriday9AM–8PMSaturday9AM–8PMSunday9AM–8PM
Similar  Zahir Mosque, Kedah State Art Gallery, Paddy Museum, Royal Museum, Aman Central Mall

Alor Setar Tower (Malay: Menara Alor Setar) is a 165.5 m (543 ft) telecommunication tower in Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia.

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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, Shawwal, and Zulhijjah, to celebrate Ramadhan, Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Hari Raya Aidiladha, respectively.

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

Alor setar tower menara alor setar aerial cinematography


Television

  • TV Alhijrah UHF 559.25 MHz (Ch 32)
  • Radio

  • Fly FM 99.1 MHz
  • References

    Alor Setar Tower Wikipedia


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