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Masjid Zahir, Alor Setar

Jalan Kampung Perak, Bandar Alor Setar, 05150 Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia

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About Masjid Zahir, Alor Setar

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.



Attractions near Masjid Zahir, Alor Setar

Kedah State Art Gallery0.18km from Masjid Zahir, Alor Setar

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.

Alor Setar Tower, Alor Setar0.51km from Masjid Zahir, Alor Setar

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.

Kuala Kedah8.32km from Masjid Zahir, Alor Setar

One of the beautiful fort which was located in the heart of Kedah, which has a lot of history to say. The original fort was made from clay, timber and bamboo and was used by the Portuguese as a trading depot. It is now one of the popular tourist destination in Malaysia.

Kedah Paddy Museum9km from Masjid Zahir, Alor Setar

The Paddy Museum is a museum in Alor Setar, Kota Setar, Kedah, Malaysia. The museum is a 3-story building with a total area of 12,000 m2. It resembles bushels of harvested rice stalks decorated with rice motifs. The murals on the museum wall was done by 60 artists from North Korea.

Mount Jerai37.79km from Masjid Zahir, Alor Setar

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.

Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum42.86km from Masjid Zahir, Alor Setar

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.

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