Alor Setar Vacation Packages
Alor Setar, in Langkawi - Kedah, is a city that some 220,000 people call home.
Alor Setar is located about 230 miles (370 kilometers) northwest of Kuala Lumpur, the national capital, and 60 miles (97 kilometers) north of Penang.
If you’re looking for an indoors experience in Alor Setar, head to the Paddy Museum and the Kedah Royal Museum. Follow a local guide or take a self-guided tour, try the hands-on exhibits or simply enjoy the contemplative stillness.
In this culture-rich city you’ll find some interesting cultural centers and museums, such as the Kedah State Art Gallery, where you can see local exhibits. Wander the halls, browse the various galleries and view the exhibits.
Walk back through the cannon smoke of time at Alor Setar's well-preserved defense structures. Be sure to see the Kuala Kedah Fort, and check the displays to learn about what life was like here in the early days.
After exploring all the major points on the Alor Setar tourist trail, be sure to visit these four lesser known gems. The Wat Nikrodharam, The Wat Nikrodharam, the Zahir State Mosque and the Nobat Gallery are four great spots to finish your explorations into this colorful destination.