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he magic of Terengganu begins the moment one enters this state due to it's refreshing natural and diverse landscape. This atmosphere of peace and tranquility heightens as one proceeds along the exquisite shores--passing through idyllic fishing villages, dreamy seaside towns, placid, palm-dotted lagoons and secluded bays.
Beaches and Islands
For diving and beach lovers they can also enjoy other activities like swimming, snorkeling, fishing, boating or sunbathing at Perhentian Island, Rendang Island, Tenggol Island and Kapas Island.
Lakes, Waterfalls & Virgin Rainforests
Historical & Contemporary
A speciality of Terengganu 'kain songket' is a fabric hand woven with gold threads. Terengganu 'batik' also remains one of the best in the world. "Mengkuang" is a far more prosaic form of weaving using "pandunus" leaves and strips of bamboo to make baskets, bags and mats.
Places of Interest In Kuala Terengganu
Terengganu State Museum - Acclaimed to be the largest museum in South East Asia .
Taman Tamadun Islam (The Islamic Civilization Park ) AND MASJID KRISTAL
Kenyir Lake - the largest man-made lake in South East Asia .
Pasar Payang - located by the Terengganu River . It is a favourite destination of tourists as this combination of a wet market and shopping arcade.
Boat Making - traditional boat builders of Terengganu are famous for their remarkable skills, techniques and use of materials that have withstood the test of time.
Masjid Tengku Tengah Zaharah – floating mosque is a unique design which is built on a floating platform, giving a floating feel from far away.
Chinatown - prewar old building at Jalan Kg Cina.
Batu Bersurat Terengganu - oldest artifact with Jawi writing on it at Kuala Berang
Masjid Zainal Abidin - also known as the White Mosque or the Big Mosque
Sekayu Waterfall – situated in Kuala Berang. Suitable for picnic and family getaway.
Delicacies of Terengganu
Ayam Percik Terengganu - a favourite with locals and visitors alike, this dish is actually barbecued chicken marinated with spicy coconut gravy.
Bubur Lambok Terengganu - type of Malay rice porridge that is cooked.
Nasi Dagang - rice speciality of Terengganu.
Terengganu Laksa - This dish consists of white rice noodle eaten with delicious fish gravy to which coconut milk, tamarind, onions, pounded chilies, shrimp pastes, bean sprout, long beans and cucumbers are added.
Laksam - is prepared using both wheat and rice flours. The gravy is made from fish meat which is boiled, pureed, and later mixed with coconut milk.
Ketupat Sotong - features squids stuffed with glutinous rice bathed in a sea of cooked thick coconut milk.
Kerabu Pucuk Paku - This is a traditional Malay salad served with fresh vegetables, lime juice, onion slices and grated coconut.
Keropok Lekor - is what Terengganu are famous for. Made up of fish, flour and other ingredients.
Lompat Tikam - This sweet and cold dessert.
Bronok - is a sweetmeat made out of sugar and read colouring and coated with shredded coconut
Pulut Panggang - consists of glutinous rice lightly flavoured with coconut milk and wrapped in banana leaves, then barbecued to perfection.
Satar - cooked and wrapped in a banana leaf over a low-fire barbecue.
Otak-Otak - speciality of Terengganu besides Satar