- Menara Alor Star
building_name = Menara Alor Star
"Alor Star Tower"
Telecommunication, mixed used
Alor Star, Kedah, Malaysia
roof = m
antenna_spire = 165.5 m
floor_count = 4
elevator_count = 2
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 Malaysiaat 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
Communications in Malaysia
*Menara Kuala Lumpur
*TM (Telekom Malaysia) Bhd Group
* [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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