Tower Info

ALOR SETAR TOWER

Strategically located in the heart of Alor Setar, Menara Alor Setar was officially opened on 14th August 1997 by Malaysia's former Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. It has since become a popular tourist attraction for foreigners and local visitors.

Recognised as Malaysia's 2nd and world's 22nd tallest telecommunication tower respectively. Menara Alor Setar is undoubtedly the pride of Kedah.

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.

Rising above 165.5 meters, the Menara Alor Setar's architectural design is unique and exclusive as it symbolizes Kedah's established reputation as the 'Rice Bowl of Malaysia'. The tower pillars clearly resemble the image of a bundle of paddies. The main column also known as 'tiang seri' in Malay and which support the tower structure and potrays the tenacity of Kedahans.

MENARA ALOR SETAR

Berdiri megah di tengah Bandaraya Alor Setar, menar ini dirasmikan pada 14 Ogos 1997 oleh Perdana Menteri Malaysia pada ketika itu, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. Semenjak itu, Menara Alor Setar menjadi destinasi pelancongan yang popular bukan sahaja pelancong asing tetapi juga penduduk tempatan.

Diiktiraf sebagai menara telekomunikasi ke-2 tertinggi di Malaysia dan menduduki tangga ke-22 dunia. Menara Alor Setar sememangnya menjadi kebanggan rakyat tempatan.

Selain menjamin kemajuan dan kelancaran sistem telekomunikasi dan penyiaran, Menara Alor Setar menyajikan pelbagai kemudahan seperti kedai cenderamata, pentas terbuka di ruang legar, lif berkelajuan tinggi, ruang pemerhari di aras 88 meter, Restoren Berputar 360° Menara Alor Setar di aras 94 meter serta bilik seminar dan mesyuarat di aras 100 meter.

Menara telekomunikasi setinggi 165.5 meter ini mempunyai ciri-ciri senibina yang unik dan eksklusif. Gelaran 'Negeri Jelapang Padi' menjadi inspirasi utama rekabentuk menara apabila imej serumpun padi yang diikat jelas kelihatan pada struktur menara. Tiang besar atau dikenali 'tiang seri' yang menyokong struktur menara pula melambangkan keteguhan rakyat Negeri Kedah Darul Aman.

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