On the eastern flank of the hill near the central market is the sultan’s palace. It’s built in colonial-era style, but renovations have...
Zainal Abidin Mosque
The gleaming Zainal Abidin mosque dominates the city centre. The interior is relatively austere, but enlivened by sunlight streaming...
The central market is a lively place to graze on exotic snacks, and the floor above the fish section has a wide collection of batik and...
KT's best coffee – including loads of variations on espresso and cappuccino – is the star at this chic and cosmopolitan cafe that’s a...
MD Curry House
Sometimes you just need a curry, and you need it served on a banana leaf by friendly locals. The MD has you covered in all regards.
Bukit Puteri information
Across the road from the central market, look for a steep flight of steps leading up to Bukit Puteri, a 200m-high hill with good views of the city. On top are the scant remains of a mid-19th-century fort, some cannons and a bell.