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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Lembah Bujang

Lembah Bujang
Lembah Buiang, lying between Gunung Jerai in the north and Sungai Muda in the south, is regarded as Malaysia's richest archaeological area. The Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum in Pengkalan Bujang, Merbok houses numerous artificial stone caskets, gem stones, beads, etc. Fifty (50) candis or temples were found along Sungai Bujang and to date eight (8) of them have been...
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Lata Mengkuang

Lata Mengkuang
Lata Mengkuang is located 11 km from Sik town or 95 km from Alor Setar. Situated nearby to this recreational area is an attractive 20 m waterfall. There is a wide variety of flora and fauna of lowland dipterocarp forest. A 5 km track that leads to Lata Lembu Recreational Forest which was once used for logs transportation. There is rock cliff ideal for those who enjoy cha...
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Lata Asam Jawa (Lata Bayu)

Lata Bayu
This is a very old recreation area and also a renowned spot in the northernmost part of the country. The famous Baling area, a town where meetings with the then Communist insurgents were held! Some 3 kilometers out of town and a branch road to north Kedah, places like Sik, Weng etc. On the way [15 kilometers later] in the village of Assam Java, good and prominent signage di...
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Kota Kuala Kedah

Kota Kuala Kedah
Kota Kuala Kedah at the mouth of the Kedah River is also known as Kota Kuala Bahang. Kota means fort and this was actually a fort that was built to ward off Kedah's enemies who came from the sea. It was reportedly to have been built by stone masons especially brought in from India. Today, it is a fishing village, known for the variety of seafood that is served by the num...
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Bukit Pinang

  Bukit Pinang is an orchard which becomes a haven for fruit lovers during the fruit season, especially those who cannot resist the 'durian'. Another interesting feature of Bukit Pinang is the fact that 'tuntong', a breed of river turtle, is found here. Folklore has it that eggs laid by these turtles were conducive to curing several diseases, hence in those days onl...
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Bukit Kayu Hitam

Bukit Kayu Hitam
The border town of Bukit Kayu Hitam is located in the northern part of Kedah and is the main entrance to Thailand on the West Coast. Visitors will be able to find a duty-free complex here in the town. For those that love a bit of relaxation, Bukit Kayu Hitam offers a newly constructed golf course of international standard with 36 holes.
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