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1Masjid Kristal (Crystal Mosque) (1.5-2hr)

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Grand architectural masterpiece

Insider's tips
At nighttime the Crystal Mosque will emerge vibrantly with many coloured lights coming from the mosque itself. So, wait up until the sun goes down!

Standing magnificently with its uniquely grand architecture is the Crystal Mosque, which is situated within the Islamic Heritage Park on Wan Man island. Officiated by the Sultan of Terengganu in 2008, this mosque can accommodate up to 1500 worshipers and is one of the main attractions in Kuala Terengganu.

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    08:30-18:30, daily

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    Free Admission

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    TTI Management Sdn Bhd, Pulau Wan Man, Losong Panglima Perang, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu (+609-6278888)

1Taman Monumen Islam (Islamic Monuments Park) (1-1.5hr)

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The worldwide mosques

Insider's tips
Other than mind boggling replicas, the Islamic Monument Park also houses one of the best convention centres in the east coast, a custom-made port of entry and a commercial complex.

This monument park houses 22 replicas of illustrious Islamic monuments and mosques from all over the world. See notable replicas such as the Al-Hambra Citadel of Spain, the Lutfallah Mosque of Iran, the Chinese Minaret of Xian and the Alabaster Mosque of Egypt.

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    08:30-18:00, daily

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    Free Admission

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    TTI Management Sdn Bhd, Pulau Wan Man, Losong Panglima Perang, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu (+609-6278888)

1Pulau Warisan (Warisan Island Coastal Line) (0.5-1hr)

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New tourism icon of Terengganu

Insider's tips
During the weekends, there will be boats for rental and visitors can rent a boat to go around the island.

Also known as Heritage Island, his man-made island is a must-visit for visitors looking for some leisure and beauty to feast their eyes on. With Kedai Payang Market and Kampong China within its proximity, it offers a myriad of stalls selling handicrafts. In the evening, this stretch of area makes a wonderful recreational area.

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    Open 24 Hours, daily

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    Free Admission

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    Pulau Warisan (Behind Jalan Kampung Cina), Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu (+609-6262946)

1Sin Phing Siang Restaurant

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Offering Chinese delicacies at their best!

Shin Phin Siang Restaurant has two different stalls: one that sells hot and spicy noodles and another, not spicy. For tourists, this restaurant is a must-visit as it gives a perfect taste of the local Chinese cuisine. Come by for brunch alone or with company and be delighted by the simple yet yummy foods.

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    06:00-11:30, daily

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    Fried noodles (RM4.00)

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    136 Jalan Kampung Cina, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu (+6012-3545966)

1Chinatown Food Court

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A whirlwhind of Chinese favourites under one roof

Located along the Chinatown roadside, the food court is accessible to everyone and is easily spotted from miles away. One of the main specialties of this food court is the wide variety of mocktails they serve - over 200 kinds of them - with charming names like ‘Rainbow’, ‘Pink Lady’ and ‘Tong Sampah’.

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    06:30-22:30, daily

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    Beef Noodles (RM5.00), Curry Mee (RM3.50)

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    Jalan Kampung Tiong, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu (+609-6309433 Terengganu Tourism)

1Restoran Darwisy

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Greasy spoon Malay favourites of Terengganu

Open 24 hours a day, this restaurant serves delicious Malay greasy spoon favourites such as nasi lemak, nasi kandar and so on. All meals are a la carte with side dishes to choose from. Indoor and outdoor dining are available for those who smoke (or don't mind the smoke) and those who don't.

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    Open 24 Hours, daily

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    Nasi goreng Kampung (RM5.00), Sweet and Sour fish (RM15.00)

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    111 Jalan Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu (+6013-9323977)

1Bazaar Warisan (0.5-1hr)

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Traditional arts and crafts of TRG and Malaysia

Insider's tips
You can see the Terengganu river from the 3rd floor.

This bazaar showcases the wealth of the Malay culture while offering a plethora of local merchandize such as premium batik clothes, songket, items made of tin or copper and many more. To attract more visitors, the management organizes cultural activities such as traditional dance and wau-making demos.

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    09:00-20:00, daily

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    Free Admission

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    Jalan Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu (+609-6309433 Terengganu Tourism)

1Masjid Abidin (Abidin Mosque) (1-1.5hr)

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Spectacular multi-domed Islamic architecture

Masjid Abidin is often called 'Masjid Raya' or the 'Big Mosque'. As it is entirely painted white, it is also known as the 'White Mosque'. This mosque was built between 1793 and 1808 by Sultan Zainal Abidin II. The entrance doors and grills are carved with several calligraphic carvings of verses from the Quran.

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    09:00-17:00, daily

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    Free admission

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    Jalan Masjid, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu (+609-6231771)

1Pulau Duyung (Duyung Island) (1.5-2hr)

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Prominent boat-building centre of Terengganu

Probably the most well known boat-building centres in Terengganu, the craftsmanship of every boat built here is very immaculate so much so that many foreigners, particularly from the European continent, have made a beeline to this island to place orders on leisure boats, costing as much as 1 million ringgit!

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    Open 24 Hours, daily

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    Free Admission

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    Pulau Duyung Besar, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu (+609-6262946)

1Madam Bee's Kitchen

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Peranakan cuisine for the uninitiated

According to the proprietor of Madam Bee Kitchen in Kampung Cina, local Peranakan dishes here differ slightly from those in former Straits Settlements like Malacca and Penang. Here, dishes are often blended with Kelantanese budu sauce and utilize more spices compared to Peranakan from other states.

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    09:30-17:30, close on Wed

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    Nasi Kerabu(RM6.50), Keropok Lekor (RM3.50)

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    177, Jalan Kampung Cina, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu (+6012-9887495)

1Restoran Golden Dragon

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Colonial-style restaurant with class

One of the oldest and best known Chinese restaurants in Terengganu. It brings back memories with all-time Chinese favourites such as steamed fish and kam hiong crabs. Other commendable dishes include crispy roasted chicken, and steamed bok choy.

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    11:00-21:30, daily

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    Roasted duck rice (RM5.00) (small), Curry Fish Head (RM25.00) (small)

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    198 Jalan Kampung Cina, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu (+609-6223034)

1Traditional Delight @ T Homemade cafe

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A place for tibits

For those of you who just can't resist tasty morsels every now and then, make your way here for delicious homemade treats. Opt to try several dishes, such as the vegetable pasembur, keropok rice roll, glutinous rice rolled with peanuts or shredded pork and the traditional toasted bread with butter and kaya.

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    06:00-23:30, daily

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    Roti bun with kaya (RM2.50), Fish cake with dipping (RM4.00)

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    214 Jalan Kampung Cina, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu (+6019-9849977)

Main Attractions

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  • A玩Terengganu State Musuem
    Terengganu State Musuem
    • Bukit Lesong, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
      (+609-6221444)
    • 09:00-17:30, daily
    • Adult (RM 5.00), Children (RM 2.00)
  • A玩Kota Duyung
    Kota Duyung
    • Pulau Duyung Kota Lama, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
      (+609-6262946)
    • 09:00-17:00, close on Fri
    • Free Admission
  • A購Pasar Besar Kedai Payang
    Pasar Besar Kedai Payang
    • Jalan Bandar, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
      (+609-6221433)
    • 06:00-15:00, close on Hari Raya Adilfitri
    • Chicken meat floss (serunding) (RM5.00)
  • A玩Pantai Batu Buruk
    Pantai Batu Buruk
    • Jalan Pantai Batu Buruk, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
      (+609-6309433 (Terengganu Tourism))
    • Open 24 Hours, daily
    • Free Admission

Insider's tips

  1. At nighttime the Crystal Mosque will emerge vibrantly with many coloured lights coming from the mosque itself. So, wait up until the sun goes down!
  2. Other than mind boggling replicas, the Islamic Monument Park also houses one of the best convention centres in the east coast, a custom-made port of entry and a commercial complex.
  3. During the weekends, there will be boats for rental and visitors can rent a boat to go around the island.
  4. You can see the Terengganu river from the 3rd floor.

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