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Kelantan  The Cradle of Malay Culture



The “Cradle of Malaysian Culture”, Kelantan offers a delightful profusion of colourful traditions, charm and scenic beauty. Located in the NE corner of the peninsula, Kelantan, which translates as the "Land of Lightning" is an agrarian state with lush padi fields, rustic fishing villages and casuarina-lined beaches.  Nature-based activities range from simple river cruises, rafting, and bird watching to jungle trekking. 


Kelantanese are renowned for their warmth and friendliness. an old-world charm that few can resist.
the charms of Kelantan are found in the vitality of its culture and its remote, unsullied beauty. The traditional sports of giant kite-flying, top-spinning, silat, wayang kulit, bird-singing competitions and the making of exquisite handicrafts such as songket, batik, silverware and mengkuang products still remain fixtures here, offering a glimpse of tradtional Malay culture in truly spectacular setting.

Kelantan's coastline is almost completely undeveloped, and offers a number of idyllic beaches. Vast stretches of tropical forest cover the state, and its southeastern corner forms part of the Taman Negara National Park.


Kelantan is also Malaysia's most socially conservative and Islamic state.
Visitors are advised to dress in not too revealing attire.
 


FAST FACTS ABOUT KELANTAN
Full Name - Kelantan Darul Naim ("The Beautiful Abode")
Weather - Kelantan enjoys a pleasant tropical climate. It is almost summer all year round with refreshing intermittent rain. Longer and heavier rainfall is charted in November, December and January. while June and July are the driest months in most districts. Daily temperature ranges from 21° C to 32 °C
Population - 1.6 million
Capital city - Kota Bahru
Royal Capital - Kota Bahru
People - 95% Malays, 3% Thai, 1.9% Chinese and 0.1% Others
Sultan - Tuanku Ismail ibni al-Marhum Sultan Yahya Petra
Major products/industries - Rice, Rubber, Tobacco, fishing and cottage industries in handicrafts and weaving

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An Introduction

History / Cuisine / Getting There
 

Places & Beaches

Places
- Kuala Krai Museum and Mini Zoo
 - Kuala Koh - Gunung Stong
Beaches
- Pantai Cahaya Bulan (Beach of Moonlight)   - Pantai Irama (Beach of Melody)
- Pantai Bisikan (Beach of the Whispering Breeze) - Pantai Seri Tujuh (Beach of Seven Lagoons) - Pantai Sabak

Eco and Waterfalls

Eco
River Cruise & Jungle Trekking 
Upriver cruise of Sungai Kelantan into the virgin rainforests of Kelantan.
Waterfalls
Jeram Lenang - Jeram Pasu - Lata Beringin

Kelantan State Map

View Map with zoom view of
Kelantan State - Kota Bahr

 

Sg. Nenggiri & Caves

Sungai Nenggiri in Ulu Kelantan offers exciting white water rafting in spectacular scenery, plus the chance to visit the caves sites lived and worked in by former, ancient inhabitants.
 

Kota Bahru

State capital of Kelantan
Shopping
New Central Market / Bazaar Buluh Kubu (Bamboo Fort Bazaar) / Jln Temanggong
Sights & Visits
Istana Batu (Royal Museum) / - Istana Balai Besar / Islamac Museum / Istana Jahar (Jahar Palace) / State Museum / Merdeka Square / Handcraft Village and Craft Museum / War Museum (Bank Kerapu)

 

Culture

Primarily a Malay state, the people of Kelantan have carefully preserved their customs, traditions and craft skills over time.

Crafts

A thriving cottage industry produces extremely fine batik material and paintings, exquisite gold and silverware, intricate wood carvings and beautiful kain songket.
Handicraft Village and Craft Museum - Songket Factory - Batik Factory - Kite Making - Kelatan Silver

Japanese Invasion

Kampung Sabak - Pantai Sabak – Where the Japanese fist invaded - pillboxes - war account - war museum.


 

 

 

 

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