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Top Choice Bar in Kuala Terengganu

Vinum Exchange

Equal parts cafe, bar, restaurant and wine shop, Vinum Exchange is a game changer for Kuala Terengganu. The stylish interior features a great selection of international wine and spirits lining one wall. Other drinki…
Top Choice Chinese in Kuala Terengganu

Madame Bee’s Kitchen

In a delightful heritage building in the heart of Chinatown, Madame Bee turns excellent renditions of Peranakan dishes with local Terengganu influences. The award-winning chef's renowned dishes include Terengganu la…
Top Choice Chinese in Kuala Terengganu

Restoran Golden Dragon

This restaurant is constantly packed. There’s ice-cold beer aplenty and one of the finest Chinese seafood menus in town. Fresh fish, squid and prawns are charged by weight and steamed or fried with your choice of sa…
Museum in Kuala Terengganu

Kompleks Muzium Negeri Terengganu

Located around 6km west of the city centre, the traditional houses that front the museum's spacious grounds are worth the price of admission. Exhibits range from the historically interesting (a Jawi – traditional Ma…
Island in Kuala Terengganu

Pulau Duyung

This is the largest island in the estuary. It is changing fast, with modern housing estates being built on reclaimed land, but there is still a sizeable presence of old wooden houses and a village lifestyle. Fishing…
Park in Kuala Terengganu

Taman Tamadu Islam

Touted as the world’s first ‘Islamic civilisation park’. Taman Tamadu Islam is divided into two zones. Zone A is free to the public and houses the Crystal Mosque. Zone B, for which there is an admission charge, feat…
Mosque in Kuala Terengganu

Masjid Tengku Tengah Zaharah

The most famous religious structure in the state is the Floating Mosque, located 4.5km southeast of Kuala Terengganu. It’s not really floating, just set on a man-made island, but its white, traditional Moorish desig…
Taoist 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. It was extensively rebuilt in 1801 and again in 2010 after a devastating fire.…
Cafe in Kuala Terengganu

Star Anise

One of Kuala Terengganu's best coffee joints, Star Anise extracts a fine espresso and concocts several flavoured variations of coffee for those with a sweet tooth. Secure a table in the front and admire the display …
Japanese in Kuala Terengganu

Pertama Steak & Sushi House

Excellent Japanese fare is served at this alcohol-free place just south of the town centre. Sashimi and sushi are well-prepared and super fresh, and robust bowls of rice and noodles are savoury antidotes to the ofte…