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Half-Day Mangrove Safari Boat Tour in Langkawi
"Your 4 hours journey takes you on a voyage of exploration through the mangroves of Langkawi to discover exotic plants and animal species. Many of them survive by ingenious methods in a dynamic environment of constant change dictated by the rise and fall of the tides.Following a short drive to the jetty get on board a boat and explore the mangrove forests and ancient limestone outcrops of the northeast of the island.Mangrove forests play an essential part in maintaining the ecological balance of the world. They influence the climate provide shelter and act as major nurseries for fish and shrimps.As you drift through the mangroves look out for the bizarre land walking fishes. Watch out too for bright flashing kingfishers
From $50.00
 
Pulau Payar Marine Park Snorkeling Tour from Langkawi
"Sail on a catamaran that will take you to Pulau Payar South of Langkawi Island and West Malaysia's only Marine Park and discover beautiful marine life and corals. Apart from engaging in snorkeling and scuba diving activities there is also an underwater observatory for you to catch a glimpse of the wonders of the deep. A buffet lunch will be served on the platform.""""Catch a glimpse of the wonders of the deep and sail on a catamaran to West Malaysia's only Marine Park located South of Langkawi Island. Discover the beautiful unsoilt marine life and corals or take a snorkel or scuba dive to get a closer look."
From $136.00
 
Evening Tour of Langkawi Capital - Kuah Town
"The name ‘Pekan Kuah’ comes from the Malay word for gravy and legend has it that the town arose from a cup of gravy spilled on the land by two giants Mat Raya and Mat Cincang (now the names of the two highest mountains in Langkawi) while they were fighting.Located on the southeastern tip of Langkawi Island Kuah is the main town and the transit point for ferries from the mainland and Penang. Kuah is also the most important town on Langkawi Island. Though it is not an actual city local people from Langkawi refer to it as a city. Among Langkawi’s most well-known attractions here is undoubtedly the Dataran Lang or Eagle Square. On this square an enormous hand-made eagle rises in the sky. This eagle symbolizes the island of Langkawi the color of the statue). On one of the many benches around statue you can enjoy one of the best sunsets on the island.With the status of Langkawi as a duty free zone
From $36.00

More Things to Do in Alor Setar

Masjid Zahir

Built in 1912, this site was actually the burial grounds ofwarriors who died defending Kedah in the attack by siam in 1821... This mosque is enhanced with five large domes symbolising the five Islamic...
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Apr 20, 2009

Menara Alor Setar

Standing at 165.5m tall, the tower is a modern landmark in this old city, functioning both as a telecommunications tower and a tourist attraction... The tower's platform allows visitors to wnjy a...
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Apr 20, 2009

Balai Nobat

This 3-tiered octagonal tower was built to keep all the royal musical instruments including the serunai (wooden flute), nafiri, gendang (drum) and gong, which are known as nobat... This 9-piece...
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Apr 20, 2009

Balai Besar

An audience hall, it was built in 1735 by the 19th Sultan of Kedah, Sultan Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Adilin Muazzam Shah... The building was refurbished in 1896 after it was damaged and destroyed in...
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Apr 20, 2009

Golden Jubilee Park

The Golden Jubilee Park in Alor Star was built in commemoration of the Kedah Sultan’s golden jubilee celebration in 2008... The park took seven months to be completed, was designed with a beautiful...
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Aug 11, 2008

BATU HAMPAR WATERFALL

There are several places around Gunung Jerai with the name Batu Hampar. This Recreation Park can be reached easily from Yan. Just outside Yan there is a junction where you take right to Batu Hampar....
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Feb 17, 2008
 
 
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BALAI NOBAT

The Balai Nobat, houses the sacred instruments of the Royal Orchestra, played only during royal ceremonies of inaugurations, weddings, and funerals." Although this 18 metre-tall and 5 metre-wide...
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Feb 17, 2008

KEDAH STATE MUSUEM

As a state museum, it houses a large collection of Kedah's historical, culture, and royal heritages. The collection includes early Chinese porcelain, artefacts from the archaeological excavations in...
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Feb 17, 2008

GUNUNG KERIANG (LIMESTONE MOUNTAIN)

Gunung Keriang is a limestone outcrop in the middle of flatland of padi (rice) fields in Alor Setar. It just seem to come out of nowhere with no surrounding hills or other formations. Just 10 minutes...
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Feb 17, 2008

THE MAHATHIR'S BIRTH PLACE

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...
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Feb 17, 2008

PEKAN RABU

"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...
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Feb 17, 2008

BALAI BESAR

Located towards the back of the Kota Setar Palace complex is the Balai Besar. Its initial purpose was as a Balai Rong Seri or Balai Penghadapan (audience hall). Built in 1735 by the 19th Sultan of...
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Feb 17, 2008

MUZIUM PADI (THE PADDY MUSEUM)

The Paddy Museum is an important tourist attraction in Kedah as the state is known as the Rice Bowl state of Malaysia due to its important economic contribution to the country. It honours the history,...
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Feb 17, 2008

THE GREAT ARCHITECTURE - 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...
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Feb 17, 2008

Top Hotels in Alor Setar

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E-1 Jalan Indah Dua, Taman Sejati Indah, Alor Setar, Kedah, 08000, Malaysia
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88, Jalan Pintu Sepuluh, Alor Setar, Kedah, 05100, Malaysia
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1536-G Jalan Sultan Badlishah, Alor Setar, Kedah, 05000, Malaysia
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"58 Lebuhraya Darulaman, Kedah, Alor Setar, Kedah, 05100, Malaysia
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Lot 162, 163, Jalan Tunku Ibrahim, Alor Setar, Kedah, 05000, Malaysia
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Jalan Sultan Badlishah, Alor Setar, Kedah, 05000, Malaysia
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"CAPITAL CITY OF KEDAH (RICE BOWL OF MALAYSIA)"
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"- Alor Star -"
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"Alor Setar - Negeri Kedah Darul Aman"
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"Alor Setar (Alor Star) - Capital of Kedah"
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"Alor Setar - The Capital of Kedah"
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