This handicraft village, a touristy affair opposite Istana Batu, has a one-room museum with displays of woodcarving, batik-making and...
The pale yellow Istana Batu, also known as Muzium Diraja, was constructed in 1939 and was the crown prince’s palace until donated to the...
Kota Bharu's best museum, both in terms of exhibits and structure. It’s an achingly beautiful chocolate-brown building that dates back...
The best and cheapest Malay food in town is in the night market : look for the yellow arch reading ‘Medan Selera MPKB’. The stalls are...
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In addition to buying ready-made batik, you can also try your hand at batik painting at Zecsman Design’s tutored four- to five-hour classes for between RM50 and RM70 (depending on size and fabric used in your work). A full-day course costs RM100.