PAHANG - EAST COAST REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA

SHOPPING & DINING

 
 

SHOPPING & DINING

Indulge in shopping in and around Kuantan town where you can find everything from interesting souvenirs, unique handicrafts to fancy batik pieces. Shop like the locals and visit the night markets for the best bargains. When it comes to food, no matter where you are in Pahang, be sure to savour tasty local dishes, delectable desserts and the must-try fish crackers!

 
 
SHOPPING
 

In Kuantan,Teruntum Complex, Kuantan Parade, Berjaya Megamall and Kuantan Plaza offer the best shopping pleasures. Complete with cineplexes, food courts and a diverse selection of trendy shops, these complexes offer a wide scope for entertainment and shopping. For visitors looking for something different, there are night markets within the various localities in Kuantan. Craft shops can be found at Medan Pelancong (Jalan Besar), Kompleks Kraftangan (Jalan Pintas), Sungai Karang and Cherating. Pandanus household articles, wood carvings and batik are sold at reasonable prices here. Places to shop for fine fabric include the Pahang Silk Weaving Centre in Pulau Keladi, Pekan. Visitors can also witness how batik, a fabric with hand-painted or block motifs, is made at Batik RM in Tanah Putih.

 
 
 
DINING
 

Pahang offers a variety of Malay, Chinese and Indian delicacies. Alternatively, visitors can take their pick from the wide range of international cuisine or enjoy all-time favourites at the state?s many fast food outlets. Pahang?s authentic delicacies will tempt the palate with its tantalising aroma and taste. Savour dishes such as Mi Calong and Laksa Pahang, noodle varieties served with piquant seafood gravy. Don?t miss the Opor Pahang, a mouth-watering meat dish. A novelty here is the Nasi Periuk Kera or rice cooked in pitcher plants, a specialty of the indigenous communities.

 

Temerloh, famed as Bandar Ikan Patin or the Town of Silver Catfish, will whet the appetite with a variety of traditional seafood recipes. A trip to the state?s fishing villages will be incomplete without tasting the keropok lekor or local fish crackers. Desserts such as Puding Diraja and Akok Beserah will be unforgettable relishes.

 
 
 
 
SHOPPING & DINING
PAHANG - EAST COAST REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA