The major of Sungai Petani is a clock tower on the main street, Jalan Ibrahim. The cock tower was built in 1936. It is 12.1 m in height. It is topped by a dome-shaped and gold coloured structure. The tower was a present from Lim Lean Teng and George V and Queen Mary to commemorate the Silver Jubilee.
The Gunung Keriang Recreation Park, which is located at 12 km from the heart of Alor Setar City is one of the major tourist attractions in the state of Kedah. The park is a natural habitat for hundreds of tree and plants species.
Lagenda Park (or Taman Lagenda as known in Malay) stands for the Park of Legends. Indeed this beautiful parkland spreading over 20 hectares of area has been themed on folklore and myths from the prehistoric era to the modern times of Langkawi.