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Terengganu : East Coast Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
  Welcome
  Getting There
  Getting Around
 
  Terengganu Map 1
  Terengganu Map 2
  Kuala Terengganu Map
 
  Visit Terengganu
  Discover Terengganu
  The Ultimate Destination
 
  Unique Homestays
  Local Delicacy
 
ARTS & CULTURE
  Traditional Games & Pastimes
  Traditional Music & Dance
   
HISTORY & HERITAGE
  Terengganu History
  The 19th Century
  The 20th Century
  The Age Of Commerce
 
  The Inscribed Stone
 
  Traditional Boat Building
  Malay Exotic Wooden
  Royal Treasures
  The Chinese Village
  Others
   
HANDICRAFTS
  Malay Handicrafts
  Batik, Songket & Silk
  Brassware & Wood Carving
  Mengkuang & Pandanus Weaving
  Keris (Blade) Making
  Rattan & Bamboo Product
  Traditional Wau / Kite Making
   
PLACES OF INTEREST
 
  Must Visit Places
 
ISLANDS HOLIDAYS
  Islands Of Terengganu
  Pulau Perhentian Island
  Pulau Lang Tengah Island
  Pulau Redang Island
  Pulau Bidong Island
  Pulau Kapas & Gemia Island
  Pulau Tenggol Island
 
  Beach Holidays
  Recreational Forest
 
TASIK KENYIR (LAKE)
  General Info
  Herbs Park & Kelah Sanctuary
  Adventure Nature
  Tanjong Mentong (Taman Negara)
  Houseboat Holidays
 
  Getting There
  Map
   
KUALA TERENGGANU
  Around The City
  Islamic Civilization Park
  Batu Burok Beach
  Chendering
  The Museum
  Sungai Terengganu River Cruise
   
MARANG
  Overview
   
DUNGUN
  Overview
  Chemerong Waterfall
  Rantau Abang (Turtle Nesting)
   
KEMAMAN
  Overview
   
HULU TERENGGANU
  Overview
  Ajil Pheasant Park
  Berang River Safari
  Sekayu Waterfall (Must Visit)
   
SETIU
  Overview
   
KUALA BESUT
  Overview
  Lata Belatan Recreational Forest
  Lata Berangin & La Hot Springs
  Lata Tembakah Waterfall
 
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TERENGGANU - EAST COAST REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA

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Terengganu

Floating Mosque - Chendering, Kuala Terengganu

 

The East Coast of Peninsula Malaysia have always been famed for its long stretch of unpolluted beaches and even so in Terengganu, home to the longest coastline in Malaysia. The panoramic, untouched beaches of Terengganu spans 244km from the District of Kemaman in the south, along the scenic coast up north to the District of Besut, overlooking the South China Sea. Simply, breathtaking scenery, the dazzling clean and powdery white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters in Terengganu's islands are well known. It is heaven for those seeking a good time in the sun, sand and sea.

 
  One Of The Most Beautiful Island In The World

Tourists to the state of Terengganu should never give her spectacular islands a missed. Famed for their tranquility, white sandy beaches and pristine waters, these islands have been luring visitor from all over the world. Namely Pulau Redang, Pulau Perhentian, Pulau Lang Tengah, Pulau Kapas and Pulau Tenggol with its array of resorts offers facilities for an unforgettable diving and snorkeling experience. These less commercialize islands are good spots to just sit back, unwind, relax and as an escapade from the stresses of the urban lives.

Tropical Islands Of Terengganu

 
  The Most Well Preserved Marine Park In Malaysia

The Malaysia's most well-preserved marine park is situated right here in beautiful Terengganu. All of the island in Terengganu is gazettes as a marine park. The Pulau Redang Marine Park Malaysia is made up of the marine waters surrounding the 9 islands of the stunning Pulau Redang Archipelago. The Marine Park aims to maintain a commitment to the conservation of the marine resources while managing the public use of the park as a livelihood resource and for recreational activities. Lying within the Indo-Pacific Region, the Pulau Redang Marine Park boasts and amazing diversity and variety of marine fauna. Currently over 500 species of coral and about 3000 species of fish call this marine park home. Visitors can also engaged in various activities like snorkeling, diving, camping, boating, jungle-trekking and bird-watching.

The Most Well Preserved Marine Park In Malaysia - Terengganu

 
  The Largest Man-Made Lake In South East Asia

Tasik Kenyir or Kenyir Lake is located in the interior of Terengganu and spanning over 260,000 hectare, bordering Kelantan in the west and Pahang in the south. This immense lake also serves as another gateway to Taman Negara. What were once river streams, hilltops and highlands, the construction of the Sultan Mahmud Hydro-electric Power Plant has risen the water level, creating about 340 islands, 14 waterfalls, numerous rapids and rivers.   It is home to a large variety of flora and fauna, abundant species of freshwater fish and exotic wildlife. Its lush tropical rainforest remains untouched since the dawn of time is perfect paradise for activities such as jungle trekking, obstacle courses, wildlife observation, kayaking and angling.

Tasik Kenyir Lake : The Largest Man-Made Lake In South East Asia - Terengganu

 
  The Largest Pheasant Collection In Malaysia

Situated in the quaint town of Ajil, Kuala Berang, Malaysia's largest pheasant collection consists of more than 30 rare and protected species. This pheasant sanctuary site on vast 1.7 acres of land and is currently home to the extremely rare Malaysian Green Peafowl. Nowhere else in Malaysia where most all species of pheasants are breed and reared in a special farm.

 
 
  Richly Endowed With Malay Heritage & Culture

Being influenced by an extensive and diverse history of culture and heritage, maintaining cultural and trading relations with Islamic Civilizations, the Chinese, Indian, Majapahit and the Malacca Sultanate, Terengganu remains a rich tapestry of Malay heritage and culture which is ever present in this society and continues to influence much day-to-day way of life. The people are content with their slow paced lives, accepting modernization yet maintaining traditional activities as favourite pastimes.   Traditional culture activities such as Malays Silat (Malays martial arts), Sepak Raga (a ball game using a rattan ball), Main Puteri (a traditional medicinal treatment) and Ulek Mayang dances which remains entrenched deep in their way of life. It's the traditional values of the locals that are always ever willing to give a helping hand to visitors, assisting in whatever need they require.

Terengganu - Richly Endowed With Malay Heritage and Culture

 
  The Biggest Cengal Tree In The World

The forest reserves of Terengganu are rich with flora and fauna. In the vast Pasir Raja Forest Reserve, near the border of National Park, stands the world's largest Cengal tree. Cengal trees are mainly used for building purposes due to its remarkable quality and durability. This particular cengal tree however, verified by the Malaysian Books Of Record, is estimated to be around 1300 years old and its diameter measures up to 16.75 metres. At a towering 65m, it also stands majestically above most other trees.

 
  The Highest Waterfall In Malaysia

Terengganu is famous for her numerous waterfall and rapids. However, there is another recently discovered waterfall, lesser but yet as majestic and stunning. Chemerong Waterfall, situated 30km away from Bandar Al Muktafi Billah Shah and it thunders magnificently down a 305m slope. The Chemerong Waterfall offers yet untouched, diverse riches of nature and wildlife. With its basic facilities at its base, the jungle trekking to the waterfall offers an adventure not to be forgotten. Worth the effort, the coolness and the thundering sound of the waterfall soothes the most weary travellers.

 
  The Largest Museum In South East Asia

As the largest museum in South East Asia, located in a hilly area of Bukit Losong, Terengganu's State Museum houses century's worth of historical artifacts and artworks. The museum itself is an impressive architectural feat with majestic complexes covering a vast area of 27 hectares next to Terengganu River. Inside, the museum prominently displays Terengganu and Malaysia's rich and colourful heritage in its many galleries including the Islamic Gallery, the Royal Gallery, the Crafts Gallery and many others. At the main entrance, the original Batu Bersurat (Inscripted Stone) of Terengganu is located as a prove of one of the earliest Islamic influence. In addition to that, Terengganu's old places and old traditional boats are also displayed in the museum's compound.

 
  The Oldest Traditional Boat Making In Malaysia

The boat makers of Terengganu have always been famed for their skills in building traditional boats that withstand the test of time. Their acquired skills are passed from older generations. The building of traditional boats doest not require plans or blueprint, which is something unique, yet still capable of injecting intricate details and great precision into their works. Today, this boat makers and their traditional Malay craftwork are still surviving and continue to be part of Terengganu's rich and vibrant heritage of arts and crafts.

 
  The Finest Songket and Silk Producers In Malaysia

Songket is a work of art where gold and silver is interwoven with colourful threads to create cloth of incomparable quality and beauty. Today, Songket graces many traditional Malay clothes as well as on crafts like bags, cushions and home decorations. In Terengganu, the art of weaving songket is alive and continues to impress visitors and tourists with their exquisite elegance.

 
  The Finest Wood Carving In Malaysia

For many decades, Terengganu craftsmen have taken pride in their woodcarving skills. As one of the oldest crafts in Malaysia, wood carving has also been the specialty of Terengganu craftsmen and their artworks are often praised for their exquisite beauty. Most of the carvings are inspired by the rich local flora as well as the beautiful Islamic arts. Besides being used as decorative items, these woodcarving also posses practical purposes on houses, palaces and furniture. The quality of these wood carvings from Terengganu enables the to stand the test of time.

 
 
 
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