Terengganu is a coastal state stretched along the eastern coast of peninsular Malaysia. There are many places of interest in Terengganu. On this post, I’m listing 5 of most interesting places in Terengganu
1. Redang Island
|Redang Island Marine Park|
This is the most beautiful and popular island in Terengganu. White sandy beach, crystal clear water, well preserved corals and fishes. This island is a very must visit place in Terengganu. How to go there? Take a direct flight to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) then take a connecting flight to Terengganu (TGG) then take a ferry in Shahbandar Jetty. Also available direct flight to Redang Island from Kuala Lumpur but you must book through travel agent. Read my last visit to Redang Island here
2. Terengganu State Museum
The largest museum complex in South East Asea consisting of 9 galleries namely textile gallery, royal gallery, Islam gallery, craft gallery, petronas gallery, history gallery, natural resources gallery, trade and sail gallery and fishing and marine park gallery. Ticket prices for Malaysian citizen are MYR5.00 adult, MYR2.00 children, MYR1.00 school student with uniform. For non citizen MYR15.00 adult and MYR10.00 children.
Opens every day
3. Islamic Heritage Park (Taman Tamadun Islam)
This is a 6 section big park complex :
1. Monument park
This park homes 22 monuments represent 22 mosques from 21 countries all over the world. There are 5 interactive galleries containing presentation materials in form of artifacts and exact copies of artifacts also video presentation. Choices of vehicles for rent including buggy, bicycle and motorised bicycle. Also a hop on hop off train with a cheap ticket.
2. TTI river cruise
A 45-50 minutes cruise along Terengganu river with a talentful and experienced guide. You will be amazed with the unique islands along Terengganu river. Also provided fun cruise to Kapas Island for a day trip.
3. Convention center
Available for rental and wedding ceremonies
4. Crystal Villa
Villas with 3 bedrooms complete with kitchen and other utilities. Special ticket prices for river cruise and free entrance to monument park for 2 adults are given to villa guest
5. B’beteng cafe
Cafe providing local and western foods. Discount and voucher available with purchase of monument park ticket and villa guests
6. Crystal Mosque
Constructed from steel and glass give a crystal like look. Built atop of Terengganu River, this mosque is appearing to become shiny viewing from Sultan Mahmud Bridge.
|Opening hour TTI|
|Ticket price monument park|
|TTI river cruise ticket price|
|Facilities price at TTI Monument Park|
All prices are inclusive 6% GST
This park share the same route with Terengganu State Museum
4. Noor Arfa Batik
This is the most successful commercial batik industry leader. Located in Chendering Industrial Area, you can find most of Noor-Arfa products here ranging from child to adult , man and woman categories. Also available demonstration of traditional batik making as the complex also land their batik production facility. More information available in their website.
5. Kenyir Lake
|“Kenyir Lake 1” by RoB – Karya sendiri. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kenyir_Lake_1.JPG#/media/File:Kenyir_Lake_1.JPG|
The largest man made lake in South East Asia constructed for electricity production for the whole peninsular Malaysia. Among attractions in Kenyir lake are Kelah(Mahseer fish) sanctuary, Langsir waterfall, mini water park and herb park. Visitors may choose to stay in houseboats operated by several local operators or stay in couple of resorts available in Kenyir lake. Fishing enthusiasts will love to be here especially in the monsoon season from November – January.
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