Feeling lazy to write because I lost my half done draft :( so just going to list down where we went :)
Hotel Grand Crystal
40, Jalan Kampung Perak, Bandar Alor Setar, 05100 Alor Setar, Kedah
Old but clean. Has a bathtub and swimming pool. Spacious room. Only at RM85/night. Walking distance to nearby Chinese food places and Aman Central.
168e, Jalan Kampung Perak, Bandar Alor Setar, 05100 Alor Setar, Kedah
Delicious but prefer to have prawns :p
Spicy chilli flakes with dry noodles in caramel sauce.
Favorite order for breakfast/lunch. Fried dried turnip, chilli and garlic with steamed fish. Must try.
KEDAI KOPI KIM TAO
168e, Jalan Kampung Perak, Bandar Alor Setar, 05100 Alor Setar, Kedah https://g.co/kgs/gnX3JY
Dry shredded chicken with homemade noodles. Fragrant fried garlic and shallots. At only RM3 per plate!
The soup variety
Double half boiled egg with double happiness
Old schooled coffee
Nasi Lemak Ong
Jalan Putra, Kampung Lubok Peringgi, 05100 Alor Setar, Kedah
Pork free Chinese restaurant with so many different curries! (Chicken, fish, squid, petai, prawn). Not your usual nasi lemak.
China Town Food Court 唐人街饮食中心
Jalan Putra, Bandar Alor Setar, 05150 Alor Setar, Kedah
Otak-otak. Soft, fish well mashed with some vegetables. Unlike the Johor/Pahang variety which is more densed.
Grilled sting ray marinated in tumeric. Just nice and still very juicy.
Jalan Kampung Perak, Bandar Alor Setar, 05150 Alor Setar, Kedah
One of the oldest mosque is Malaysia basking in the evening light.
Masjid Al-bukhary, Bandar Alor Setar, 05100 Alor Setar, Kedah
Part of the Al-burkhary international school. Huge compound with stately architecture.
06570 Alor Setar, Kedah
RM5 per adult
Opens daily 9am-5pm
A 3 storey high museum with winding staircase leading to a perfectly done mural.
One can enjoy the view sitting as the platform rotates slowly.
Ground floor showcased rice varieties worldwide.
Lower ground floor exhibited the various tools used to harvest and process paddy. Spent an hour there.
Aman Central, Darul Aman Highway, Kampung Lubok Peringgi, 05100 Alor Setar, Kedah
A 7 floor high departmental store.
Love their kids indoor playground Kidzoona. At only RM19 per child, one can easily spend the whole morning there. Remember to bring your own socks or else buy a pair there at RM7 each.
Can easily grab in between places. Not worth renting a car.
Tada, a complete fruitful family day trip at Alor Setar.