|Places of interest
nature and adventure
believed to be one of the oldest mosques in malaysia. The mosque
was actually dismantled and rebuilt piece by piece from its
original site at kampung laut because floods from the nearby river
threatened its structure. The mosque was built entirely without the
use of nails. It is located at nilam puri.
situated at south of kelantan near the border of pahang. gua musang
is the gateway from the north to the world's famous natural and
national park called taman negara. Taman negara is malaysia's
national park. The area is rich in variety of flora and fauna, and
tropical wildlife which have attracted many nature lovers. One can
also catch a train to gua musang.
| Cultural centre
kelantan in hailed as the cultural haven of malaysia. It is here,
at the cultural centre or gelanggang seni that you can witness
kelantan's rich cultural heritage. Watch giant kites chase each
other playfully in the azure sky, see tops the size of dinner
plates spin frantically for hours and listen to the rich resonance
of the rebana ubi (drums). in the evenings, cultural performances
such as the mak yong wayang kulit and main puteri take centrestage.
The wayang kulit or shadow play is a unique from of theatre
inspired by the great hindu epics, the ramayana and mahabrata. The
tok dalang manipulates the puppets (made from buffalo hide and
mounted on rattan sticks) and modulates his voices to create drama
showtime : 3.30pm - 5.30pm (sat, mon & wed)
: 9.00pm - 10.30pm (sat & wed)
addmission : free.
| State mosque
this mosque took ten years to build from 1916-1926 during the reign
of sultan ismail. Visitors are required to seek the permission of
the caretaker before entering. They should be properly attired and
should remove their shoes.
| Wat phothivihan
about 15 kilometres from kota bharu at kampung jambu, a village
with a population of about 200 people, is the wat phothivihan, a
buddist temple with a 40 long and 11 metre high reclining buddha
which is one of the largest in the world.
kelantan's emerald forest boast of a number of picturesque
waterfalls that provide ideal spots for picnicking and relaxation.
Most of these waterfalls are located in the district of pasir puteh
about 35km from kota bahru.
jeram pasu, located at kampung padang pak amat nd accessible by
car, is far the most popular. A dip in its crystal clear icy-waters
will sooth even the most weary traveller.
jeram linang waterfalls, situated at pasir puteh far south of
kota bharu. it is a 12 metre high waterfalls with icy cool waters
at its base pool. The area and its scenic surroundings have
attracted many visitors and it is a favourite place for the
the jewel in the crown is undoubtedly lata beringin which is
noted for its 120m high waterfall. Located at the sungai pas
kesedar scheme, it is accessible via a dirt track leading off from
the kuala krai-gua musang highway, lata beringin is famous for its
magnificent view and lush surroundings that make it a popular