Alor Setar, known as Alor Star between 2004 and 2008, is the state capital of Kedah, Malaysia. It is also a distribution center for manufacturing and agricultural products such as paddy, and the royal seat of the Kedah state since the establishment of this city. The city, which has an urban population of approximately more than 300,000, is one of the region’s oldest cities.
Menara Alor Setar (Alor Setar Tower)
Zahir State Mosque, Balai Besar (Grand Audience Hall), Balai Nobat
State Art Gallery, State Museum
Alor Setar downtown main street, Kedah River
Kuala Kubu Kedah (Kuala Kedah Fort)
Another attraction not to be missed in Alor Setar is this fort in Kuala Kedah that was built to protect the port city from invaders.
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