Top 5 attractions to explore in Kelantan
Kelantan is a rural state that lies in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia. Kelantan is known as the ‘cradle of Malay culture’ for having an overwhelming population of Malays (93 percent)
A Royal museum in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia, which was constructed in 1939 during the reign of Sultan Ismail ibn Sultan Muhammad IV as a wedding gift for his nephew Yahya Petra. The museum displays various belongings of the Sultan of Kelantan, such as photographs, costumes, artifacts, furniture, etc. It opens every day except Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
The Istana Jahar was a royal residence in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia. It was built in 1855 by Sultan Muhammad II of Kelantan for his grandson Long Kundur. The palace has a pentagon-shaped porte-cochère with the first-floor balcony from which members of the royal family could watch ceremonies held in front of the palace. Today, the palace houses the Museum of Royal Traditions and Customs of Kelantan.
The Kelantan Museum is a museum in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia. The museum was established in the former building of the Kota Bharu Municipal Council. In 1988 which showcases the history, culture, and art of Kelantan. The museum regularly holds various events, such as book launches, etc.
Kampung Laut Mosque is the oldest surviving mosque in Malaysia. It dates to around the early 18th century, however there is reference to it being originally built in the 1400s. It is located on Jalan Kuala Krai, in Nilam Puri, in the Peninsular Malaysian state of Kelantan.
Wat Photivihan or Wat Yamu, is a Thai temple in Tumpat District, Kelantan, Malaysia. It is one of 25 temples found in Tumpat and is one of the most popular in the country. The temple was established in 1973 by abbot Phra Krurasapia Chakorn which attracts thousands of Thai pilgrims every year.
Map of attractions in Kelantan