Alor Setar Tower

Alor Setar Tower (Malay: Menara Alor Setar) is a 165.5 m (543 ft) telecommunication tower in Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia.[5]

Alor Setar Tower
Menara Alor Setar
Menara as.jpg
General information
Commercial offices
LocationAlor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia
Coordinates6°07′27″N 100°22′02″E / 6.1243°N 100.36735°E / 6.1243; 100.36735Coordinates: 6°07′27″N 100°22′02″E / 6.1243°N 100.36735°E / 6.1243; 100.36735
Construction started1995
Completed14 August 1997[1]
CostRM40 million
Antenna spire165.50 m (543.0 ft)
Top floor88 m (289 ft)
Technical details
Floor count4
Design and construction
ArchitectHijjas Kasturi Associates
Tower observation deck

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.[5]

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  1. ^ "The Tower". Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  2. ^ Alor Setar Tower at Emporis
  3. ^ "Alor Setar Tower". SkyscraperPage.
  4. ^ Alor Setar Tower at Structurae
  5. ^ a b "Alor Setar Tower". Tourism Malaysia. Retrieved 22 September 2017.

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