Timothy Tye
Merbok Travel Tips


Merbok, KedahMerbok, Kedah (25 July, 2015)





Merbok (GPS: 5.70003, 100.42036) is a small town in the Bujang Valley, in Kuala Muda District of Kedah. The town is named after Sungai Merbok, the river that flows through it. The Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum is located here. Also located here is the Tupah Recreational Forest.

Gunung Jerai, as seen from MerbokGunung Jerai, as seen from Merbok (23 August, 2015)



Location of sights in Merbok on the map

Sights in Merbok

  1. Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum (GPS: 5.737946, 100.414422)
  2. Rekreasi Kampung Singkir Genting (GPS: 5.737946, 100.414422)

Mosques in Merbok

  1. Masjid Al-Atiq (GPS: 5.71725, 100.40599)
  2. Masjid Al-Muttaqin (GPS: 5.69063, 100.43599)
  3. Masjid Jamek Al-Abidi (GPS: 5.71308, 100.3946)
  4. Masjid Lama Pengkalan Kakap (GPS: 5.70753, 100.39425)
  5. Masjid Pekan Merbok (GPS: 5.72283, 100.40885)

Public Amenities in Merbok

  1. Merbok Police Station (GPS: 5.722577, 100.412076)
  2. Merbok Post Office (GPS: 5.722577, 100.412076)

Petrol Stations in Merbok

  1. Petronas Merbok (GPS: 5.722192, 100.414854)

Schools in the Merbok area

  1. Maktab Mahmud Merbok (GPS: 5.706494, 100.409579)
  2. Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Sin Hwa (GPS: 5.720484, 100.413026)
  3. Sekolah Kebangsaan Sultan Mudzaffar Shah (GPS: 5.68763, 100.43596)
  4. Sekolah Menengah Merbok (GPS: 5.714465, 100.416252)
  5. Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Seri Badong (GPS: xxzz)
  6. Sekolah Rendah & Menengah Islam Zubaidiyah (GPS: xxzz)

Places in Merbok

  1. Badong
  2. Bukit Batu Pahat
  3. Kampung Merbok
  4. Kampung Simpang Tiga Pasir
  5. Kampung Tanah Merah

Getting there

Exit the North-South Expressway at the Sungai Petani North Interchange, Exit 170, if you're coming from the south, and from the Gurun Interchange, Exit 173, if you're coming from the north. Take the Federal Route 1, the old trunk road, and head towards Bedong. At Bedong, take State Route K1 westward until you arrive at Merbok.

Merbok is on the map of Kedah

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