Menara Alor Star

Menara Alor Star

Infobox Skyscraper
building_name = Menara Alor Star
"Alor Star Tower"


built = 1995-1998
use = Telecommunication, mixed used
location = Alor Star, Kedah, Malaysia
roof = m
top_floor =
antenna_spire = 165.5 m
floor_count = 4
floor_area =
elevator_count = 2
architect =
skyscraperpage_id = 263
emporis_id = 105763

The Menara Alor Star is a 165.5 meter tall tower in Alor Star, in the state of Kedah, Malaysia. It was built for Telekom Malaysia at a cost of RM40 million.

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 meters from the base of the structure

See also

*Communications in Malaysia
*Menara Kuala Lumpur
*TM (Telekom Malaysia) Bhd Group

External links

* [http://www.menaraalorstar.com.my Menara Alor Star Sdn Bhd Official Website]
* [http://www.telekom.com.my Telekom Malaysia Bhd Official Website]


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