The Clock Tower & Zero Kilometer Square

Semeling Jetty, Merbok River

In Sungai Petani City there is a historic building of The Clock Tower was built in 1936 to commemorate The Silver Jubilee of King George V and Queen Mary. MPSPK have upgraded Zero Kilometer Square near the clock tower to the public.




Semeling jetty which is located next to the bridge of Semeling provides various facilities and the beauty of Merbok River. Merbok river is the river that flows into the Strait of Malacca and have the mangrove forest. Tourists can visit The Mangrove Forest Gallery and enjoy tourist boat or water taxi services that provided to cruise along this river. You can also relax and dine in seafood restaurants that are available around Semeling Jetty.



Merdeka Beach

Tanjung Dawai

The resort is located about 40 minutes from the city center. To travel with your own transportation to this beach must go through the Butterworth Federal Highway Route. Tourists must get through the Tikam Batu Town and Kota Kuala Muda Town before arriving at Merdeka Beach . There are various facilities available here such as bus stops, chalet, public toilets, food courts and hawker stalls. Merdeka Beach also offers leisure facilities for the whole family . Tourists can swim , camping and kayaking activities at this beach. There are boat services for tourists to go to Tanjung Dawai.


Tanjung Dawai is a small town in the west of Sungai Petani . The town is one of a fishing village . All Marine Product that processes here to be used as a food source. Tourists can get dried fish, anchovies, salted fish, preserved fish (pekasam) and other seafood products at an affordable price . Tanjung Dawai Jetty that always visited especially during the holiday season provides transportation to the Merdeka Beach which is a popular destination for recreational in Kedah.