Kedah State Art Gallery - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Bandar Alor Setar, 05000 Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia
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About Kedah State Art Gallery
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.
Attractions Near Kedah State Art Gallery
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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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