Fort in Kuala Terengganu

Bukit Puteri

Across the road from the Central Market, look for an escalator and 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 f…
Market in Kuala Terengganu

Central Market

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 kain songket (traditional handwoven fabric). Many stalls don't operate on Frida…
Historic Building in Kuala Terengganu

Teck Soon Heritage House

This handsome blue-painted Chinatown house originally belonging to the Teck Soon trading company is now an interesting museum focusing on the history of Chinese Perakanan culture in Kuala Terengganu.
Temple in Kuala Terengganu

Ho Ann Kiong

One of Chinatown's most attractive buildings, this compact and colourful riot of red and gold architecture and decor dates back to 1796.
Public Art in Kuala Terengganu

Turtle Alley

This Chinatown alleyway is covered with attractive mosaics and metal plaques about KT's endangered turtles.
Public Art in Kuala Terengganu

Pasar Payang Alley

The street art on this Chinatown alley commemorates local Chinese community leaders and famous Malays.
Museum in Kuala Terengganu

Kompleks Muzium Negeri Terengganu

Comprised of interconnected buildings on 26 hectares of land, around 6km west of Kuala Terengganu, exhibits range from the historically interesting (a Jawi – traditional Malay text – inscription that essentially dat…
Gallery in Kuala Terengganu

Perakanan Photo Gallery

A compact Chinatown display of interesting B&W photos telling the story of KT's history.
Beach in Kuala Terengganu

Pantai Batu Buruk

Pantai Batu Buruk is the city beach, popular with families and, unfortunately, litter bugs. It’s not the best beach in Malaysia given the strong winds and rips, but it’s pretty nonetheless. Across the road is the Cu…
Harbour in Kuala Terengganu

Pulau Duyung

From the jetty near the Seri Malaysia Hotel you can take a 60-sen ferry ride to Pulau Duyung, the largest island in the estuary. Fishing boats are built here, for both local and international clients, using age-old …