Alor Setar Tower
|Alor Setar Tower|
|Menara Alor Setar|
|Location||Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia|
|Completed||14 August 1997|
|Antenna spire||165.50 m (543.0 ft)|
|Top floor||88 m (289 ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Hijjas Kasturi Associates|
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.
Channels listed by frequency
- TV Alhijrah UHF 559.25 MHz (Ch 32)
- Fly FM 99.1 MHz
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