Kuala Terengganu Things to Do

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    Explore the city Kuala Trengganu

    by siti_aminah Written Feb 23, 2015

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    Exploring the city is the one of activity you may like. Kuala Trengganu is a seaside town where you can relax and enjoy. The life here is slow pace and most of the people are carefree. While I was in Kuala Trengganu, I went to explore the big market called 'Pasar Payang'. You could find a lot of things here especially handmade bags and other handicrafts. I bought a batik shirt for my brother and it only costs me RM40. Fruits are abundance at this market. You could find all types of fruits and they are sweet and tasty.

    The street of Kuala Trengganu Kuala Trengganu Chinatown The seaside where you can rest and relax The popular market 'Pasar Payang' Cute grafitti near Pasar Payang

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    Visit the Lemang factory

    by siti_aminah Updated Feb 23, 2015

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    When you are in Trengganu, visiting the Lemang factory is a-must. Lemang is a kind of local delicacy made of rice and it is cooked or steamed inside a bamboo stick.

    It is popular among the locals especially the Malays and it is mostly serve during the Hari Raya or Eid season. You can eat it with other gravy such as 'sayur lodeh' (a kind of coconut gravy with veggies) or best eaten with serunding daging (beef serunding or beef floss, which is another Kelantan specialty).

    Lemang is being cooked More Lemang Delicious lemang in a row Scenic view near the Lemang factory
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    Keropok Tasting

    by siti_aminah Written Feb 23, 2015

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    Keropok in Malay means cracker. It is made of fish, prawn and squid. You would need to fry these crackers before you can eat them. The most famous one is Keropok Lekor. It is about 5-6 inches long, made of fish and it is delicious.

    Keropok Tasting Rantau Abang is also famous for its keropok Named after a famous rock singer Awie Keropok stall Kak Long (Elder Sister) keropok stall

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    Taman Tamadun Islam (Islamic Civilization Park)

    by imran8852 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    There is an entrance fee before you can visit this park. Considering that meal voucher is included in the fee, it’s very worthwhile! The miniatures are all real looking especially Dome Of The Rock Or Qubah Al-Sakhrah Mosque...except that they’re smaller. There are the miniatures of the Masjid Nabawi & Masjidil Haram too!

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    Pantai Kemasik

    by imran8852 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    If you happen to drive along the coastal line to Kuala Terengganu do stop by at Kemasik Beach. There are amenities nearby such as prayer room for the Muslims and few shops to grab a bite. On the day of our visit, seems like they were upgrading the place. This beach is picturesque so don’t forget your camera! It’s ideal to bring your families on weekend too.

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    A Visit To Telaga Simpul

    by imran8852 Updated Aug 14, 2009

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    On our way to Kuala Terengganu we stopped by to visit a few places and one of them was Telaga Simpul, It is near the Marina Beach. There is quite an interesting story about this Telaga Simpul. According to an old folk story, this place used to be a place for the ‘Orang Halus’ (Genies) to bathe and not just a place for the locals or the merchants. Therefore, anyone who used this well must tie a knot from the Pandan trees nearby to avoid any mishaps or bad luck. How true the story is we don’t really know because we didn’t even get in the water. Anyone dare to try it without tying a not? Let us know what happen if you do so!

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    Crystal Mosque

    by imran8852 Updated Jun 16, 2009

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    The latest attractions in Terengganu now seem to be the Taman Tamadun Islam & the Crystal Mosque. The mosque is said to be the first and only mosque built from steel and glass to produce the crystal like image with so many facilities for the visitors. Drop by if you are in Terengganu to see this stunning architecture!

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    Islamic Civilisation Park

    by chiabh Updated Aug 28, 2008

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    The park re-creates prominent mosques in the world and places of great Islamic importance... The miniature monuments of these symbols of the Islamic world have been created in the Education and Entertainment park or simply the Edutainment Park... The park is the first of its kind in the world that provides a hoslitic view of the religion... Amongst them are minitures of the Great Mosque of Xian, the Sultan Suleyman Mosque, the Taj Mahal, Masjid Al-Haram in Mecca, Mohammed Ali Mosque in Cairo, The Prophet's Mosque in Medina and the Abu Nasr Shrine... The biggest attraction is perhaps the Crystal Mosque which looks absolutely stunning at night...

    Besides the Edutainment Park, the Islamic Civilisation Park also has commercial and convention centres as well as a cafeteria selling local and Western cuisine...

    The park opens from 10.00am to 7.00pm on weekdays and opens an hour earlier on weekends... It is closed on Tuesdays but is open 7 days a week during school and public holidays... The ticket counter closes at 6.15pm... The entrance fee to the Edutainment Park is RM10 for adults and RM5 for children... This include a RM3 meal voucher and a "passport" as souvenir of having visited the park... Tram rides around the park costs RM2 (adults) and RM1 (children)... To tour the place on a buggy will set you back by RM30 (for a 6-setter) or RM20 (for a 4-setter)...

    cairo's mohammed ali mosque... the crystal mosque... the prophet's mosque in medina..
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    Terengganu State Museum

    by chiabh Written Aug 25, 2008

    The Terengganu State Museum (or aka Losong Museum) is located located in Kampung Losong – a typical Malay village famous for keropok lekor (a traditional fish snack)... Covering an area of 27 hectares by the bank of Sungai Terengganu, it is the largest indoor and outdoor museum in Malaysia and South East Asia...

    Designed by Terengganu-born architect Raja Datuk Kamarul Bahrin Shah, the building itself is an architectural wonder... The architecture is traditional Terengganu with the main museum built on 16 stilts, like the typical Terengganu’s rumah bujang... The huge complex is made up of four blocks — housing the main museum, a maritime museum, a fisheries museum, four traditional houses and a landscaped botanical and herb garden... Indoors, there are 11 galleries with themes like textiles, custom, royal, weapon, crafts, historical, Islamic, natural resources, economic, petroleum and seafaring... Because of its huge area, planning the best route to take around the museum complex is necessary so as to avoid missing any of the displays...

    The museum was opened by the late Sultan of Terengganu, Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah on April 20, 1996...

    the losong museum...
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    Exploring Terennganu's River

    by niksh Written Aug 20, 2008

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    Near Terengganu's famous Pasar Payang, there is a Boat stop. What you can do here is to buy ticket at the cashier to ride on a private boat. It costs about USD 15. This is about an hour's ride, you can see the city and explore the river there. Or you can take the public boat to cross the river . Try the boat ride at the cost about USD 0.50

    Boats waiting for people to aboard! Jetty for private boats
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    Keropok Lekor Heaven

    by Arfah Updated Jul 18, 2008

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    Kg. Losong is not so far away from the city. It's just about 10 min ride from the city. Here you'll find many shops selling keropok lekor. 'Kak Yah Keropok Losong' shop is located somewhere along the main street of this village.

    Where you'll find tasty keropok lekor

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    Crystal Mosque

    by Arfah Written Jul 16, 2008

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    The mosque is not really built with crystal...they used a high quality glass that almost give the same shine as crystal. The mosque is really amusing. It's located at Pulau Wan Man...you can drive there or take a boat...cruise through the Terengganu river. At night...they got this spot lights that come with many colors all around the mosque...so you can see the mosque changing colors every a few seconds.

    Crystal Mosque during the day

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    Weaving in Kuala Terengganu

    by Arfah Written Feb 26, 2008

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    At Kampung Pengkalan Gelap u'll find the villagers really valued the gift of nature by utilizing leaves of nipah tree. They weaved them into traditional utensil basket, fruit basket, lamp shades, traditional bird cage n other woven products. These handicrafts .are really nice n pretty with reasonable prices.

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    21 Great Islamic Structures in One Place

    by Arfah Updated Feb 18, 2008

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    TTI - Taman Tamadun Islam (Islamic Civilization Park) at Pulau Wan Man, Kuala Terengganu is definitely a must visit when in Kuala Terengganu. The park consists 21 miniatures of Great Mosques/great Islamic structures all over the world such as the Majidil Haram in Mecca, Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque in Brunei, Taj Mahal in India, Kul Syarif Mosque in Russia, Al-Hambra in Spain n etc.

    The latest attraction of Kuala Terengganu 'The Crystal Mosque' is also situated here...just by the river bank.

    One of the 21 great mosques

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    Istana Maziah

    by Arfah Written Feb 18, 2008

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    The palace was believed to have been built in 1897 as replacement to the previous palace which has been burnt down. It's located next to Bukit Puteri...about 220 metres from the beach...not so far away from Pasar Payang. It's the venue for royal birthdays, weddings, conferment of titles and also for reception for local and foreign dignitaries. The palace has a combination of modern n traditional architecture...really nice.

    Istana Maziah

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