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Souq Albukhary, Alor Setar

Souq AlbukharySouq Albukhary (26 November, 2006)

Souq Albukhary (GPS: 6.13345, 100.3883), or Albukhary Mall, is one of the latest shopping malls to grace the city of Alor Setar, Kedah. It is part of the Albukhary Mall, and was built by Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Albukhary, a local entrepreneur who made it big in the lorry business. The mall is located at Jalan Langgar, Alor Star, Kedah Darul Aman.

360° View of Souq Albukhary on Google Maps Street View

Souq Albukhary employs Islamic motifs in its design with elements borrowed from Mughal as well as Moorish architectural styles. This includes chhatris and minarets in the design and filigree screens to the walls. Souq Albukhary consists of a three-story air conditioned mall with Giant Hypermarket as the anchor tenant, linked to a non air-conditioned bazaar.

Souq AlbukharySouq Albukhary interior (26 November, 2006)

Souq AlbukharyThe bazaar wing of Souq Albukhary (26 November, 2006)

How to go to Souq Albukhary

Souq Albukhary is located along Jalan Langgar. It is easily reachable from the North South Expressway. Take Exit 180 at Alor Star North. Immediately after the toll plaza, keep left, and turn left into Jalan Langgar at the next traffic junction. After a short distance, you will see Souq Albukhary on your right. Turn right at the traffic junction in front of the mall.

Souq is on the map of Shopping Malls in Alor Setar

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