Pekan Rabu is now open not just on Wednesday, but every day. Its well known among the local population and tourists from outside Kedah. From is humble beginning weekly market operating from an attap roofed shack, it has since expanded into a multistory arcade selling a wide range of from traditional delicacies like dodol durian to mengkuang mats and apparel.
Various types of commercial activities are conducted in Pekan Rabu, ranging from local products to international commence. Opening hours are from 8.00 am to 9.00 pm daily and stalls remain open even on public holidays and festivals.
One of the famous places to get the Malay traditional foods in Kedah such as serunding, dodol and kuah rojak or garam belacan. The business complex is not only the pride of Malay entreprenuers in Kedah but also the pride of all Malay’s in Kedah.
Malay traditional foods in Malaysia are well known as their tastes are very delicious and the variety of food is incredible.
How to get there
From the Nort South Expressway (PLUS) you can take either Alor Star Selatan or Alor Star Utara exit and follow the signboard heading to Alor Star City Centre. From there you can see the signboard showing how to get to ‘Pekan Rabu’.