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Terengganu : East Coast Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
  Welcome
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  Getting Around
 
  Terengganu Map 1
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  Visit Terengganu
  Discover Terengganu
  The Ultimate Destination
 
  Unique Homestays
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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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Negeri Sembilan / The Nine State : Southern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
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Sabah : East Malaysia / Malaysian Borneo - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
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TERENGGANU - EAST COAST REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA

HISTORY & HERITAGE - Others

 
 

PULAU BIDONG - Little Saigon

 

From the late 1970's till 1991, Pulau Bidong was a camp for Vietnamese refugees fleeing from Communist hardship.  All the refugees have since then been resettled in other parts of the world or have been repatriated.  Remnants of its history like the Vietnamese Boat People Memorial can still be seen...

 
 
 

BEWAH & TAAT CAVES - Archaeology Sites (Tasik Kenyir Lake)

 

These caves are believed to have once been abode of primitive men.  The belief stemmed from the findings of an ancient human skeleton and a primitive stone hatchet.  Archaeologists have uncovered artifacts such as kitchen utensils, axes and tools dating back to the Stone Age.

 
 
 

BUKIT PUTERI - Kuala Terengganu

 

Built in 1830 as a fortress, the hill offers a panoramic view of the state capital.  The historical monuments and artifacts found here include the Genta (a large bell), Meriam Beranak (a family of cannons), and old lighthouse and an ancient cemetery.  The fortress, overlooking the mouth of Terengganu River, was once used in the defense of Kuala Terengganu.

 
 
 

ISTANA MAZIAH - Kuala Terengganu

 

The palace is one of Malaysia's most well-known cultural attractions.  It was built in 1897 to replace the Istana Hijau which was burned down.  Located next to Bukit Puteri, it is the venue for royal birthdays, weddings, conferment of titles and receptions for local and foreign dignitaries.

 
 
 

BATU PENYU / TURTLE STONE - Rantau Abang, Dungun

 

Local villagers believed that the giant leatherback turtles are attracted to Rantau Abang every year because of the presence of a large black stone resembling a turtle in the river.

 
 
 

TOKONG HO ANN KIONG - Kuala Terengganu

 

First built in 1796, this old Chinese temple is located in Kuala Terengganu's Chinese Village.  It was rebuilt in 1915 to "appease the gods: after a mysterious disease killed a large number of people.  Other than being a place of worship, the temple also served as a community centre and temporary shelter for the early Chinese immigrants.

 
 
 

BUKIT KELEDANG - Kuala Terengganu

 

This hill used to serve as a port for merchants to unload their goods.  Sultan Zainal Abidin I (1708 - 1733), who had built a palace and fort here was buried on top of the hill.

 
 
 

BUKIT BESI / IRON MINE - Dungun

 

Bukit Besi is a former iron mining town which was closed in the early 1970's.  The site where an old iron mine to be was filled up with ground water to form the huge Lake Puteri.

 
 
 

MASJID ABIDIN - Kuala Terengganu

 

This mosque was built without any pillars.  The main entrance is partially blocked by a half-completed wall, thus making the building looking like a gateway.

 
 
 

TELAGA SIMPUL - Kemaman

 

According to the folklore, the crew of passing merchants ships used to stop over at this well to draw water and carry it back to their ships.

 
 
 

MASJID KAMPUNG TUAN - Kemaman

 

Situated near the riverbank of Sungai Limbong, the mosque was built in 1830 by Syed Abdul Rahman Abdul Samad, a religious teacher from Pattani.  What makes this mosque special is its four tier rooftop with the upper-most tier made entirely of copper.  The building itself was made of durable Cengal wood and is carved with intricate motifs influenced by the Islamic arts from Pattani.  All these have made the mosque stand out among the others.

 
 
 

KUBU MAT KILAU - Hulu Terengganu

 

Legend has it that this fort was the hiding place for Mat Kilau (a local hero) and his followers who had fought the British in 1895.  Declared as one of the important historical monuments of Terengganu, the site has been fenced up to preserve its ruins.

 
 
 
 
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TERENGGANU - EAST COAST REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA