The Royal Boat House

Royal Boathouse
The Royal Boat House is a 'museum' in itself. Situated near the banks of Sg. Anak Bukit facing Stadium Darulaman, the boat house Balai Nobat, Alor Setar contains several boats that were used by the former rulers of Kedah to visit their subjects. The boats are being kept in very good condition and one can find descriptions as to their origins and usage.
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Rumah Kelahiran Mahathir

Rumah Kelahiran Mahathir
The wooden attap house was bought by Mohamad Iskandar when he wanted to marry off his children. It was built in 1900. When he bought the house, the house has only one room with no electricity. It has wooden flooring and the ceiling was made from white cloth. Mahathir was born here on 20th December 1925. He lives there until he was married and moved to his own house in Titi ...
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Pekan Rabu

Pekan Rabu Alor Setar
"Pekan Rabu" which literally means Wednesday Market which is located in the middle of Alor Setar is well known among the local population and tourists from outside Kedah. The business complex is not only the pride of Malay entreprenuers in Kedah but also the pride of all Malay's in Kedah. Moreover the fourth Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir, once was a trader in P...
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Pantai Merdeka

Pantai Merdeka
Kedah is also endowed with a beautiful 1 km stretch of white sandy beach known as Pantai Merdeka, approximately 60 km south of Alor Setar. This enchanting beach is shaded by tall swaying palms, under which one may spend leisurely hours - picnicking or just lazing the hours away, Water skiing and sailing are also popular along this stretch of coastal water. The mountains and...
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Muzium Negeri / State Museum

Kedah State Museum
As a state museum, it houses a large collection of Kedah's historical, culture, and royal heritages. The collection includes early Chinese porcelain, artifacts from the archaeological excavations in Lembah Bujang (Bujang Valley) and a fabulous pokok bunga emas or 'gold tree' produced as a tribute to the Thais. The museum is also a research centre on Kedah's civilization....
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Masjid Zahir

Masjid Zahir
  Officially opened in 1912, this state Mosque is an architectural landmark as it is one of the largest and grandest mosques in Malaysia. Built in the tradition of the Moorish architecture, it has numerous arches and columns that are an epitome of grandeur. The state of Kedah's reading competition is held in the premises of the Mosque. The competitors are reading t...
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