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Mount Jerai

Mount Jerai, 08300 Yan, Kedah, Malaysia

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About Mount Jerai

Mount Jerai, formerly Kedah Peak, is a mountain in Kedah, Malaysia with a height of 3,854 feet. Within Kedah itself, the mountain stands at the border of Kuala Muda and Yan districts. The mountain is a massive limestone outcrop and is a lone feature from the surrounding geography of the area.



Attractions near Mount Jerai

The Bujang Valley is a sprawling historical complex and has an area of approximately 224 square kilometres situated near Merbok, Kedah, between Gunung Jerai in the north and Muda River in the south. It is the richest archaeological area in Malaysia. These archaeological remains show that there was a Hindu-Buddhist polity here.

Merdeka Bridge24.9km from Mount Jerai

Merdeka Bridge or Jambatan Merdeka is a major bridge in Malaysia. It is situated in Jalan Butterworth-Sungai Petani  at the Penang-Kedah Border on Muda River. It was constructed between 1955 and 1957. The bridge was officially opened in 1957 when Malaya achieved its independence from Britain

Kedah State Art Gallery37.6km from Mount Jerai

This is a workmanship exhibition in Kedar Malaysia. The construction of the gallery building started on 21 January 1893 and finished in 1912 as the high court building and was officially opened by Kedah Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim of Kedah as the earliest modern government building in Alor Setar. The gallery displays various artworks made by Kedah people, such as painting, wood carving, and calligraphy.

Tikus Island37.76km from Mount Jerai

Tikus Island is an islet off the northern coast of Penang Island in the State of Penang, Malaysia. Located nearly 770 m off Tanjung Bungah, a suburb of the city of George Town, this uninhabited outcrop is now home to a solar-powered lighthouse. This active lighthouse marks the northern entrance to the Penang Strait and hence, the Port of Penang.

Masjid Zahir, Alor Setar37.79km from Mount Jerai

The Zahir Mosque is a mosque in Alor Setar, Kota Setar, Kedah, Malaysia, and the state mosque of the state of Kedah. The Zahir Mosque is one of the grandest and oldest mosques in Malaysia, having been built in 1912. The Zahir Mosque has been voted as one of the top 10 most beautiful mosques in the world.

Alor Setar Tower, Alor Setar38.17km from Mount Jerai

Alor Setar Tower is a 165.5 m telecommunication tower in Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia. Apart from serving the role of a telecommunication tower, it also caters to 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.

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