Kelantan



Your Unique Destination

Kelantan is located at the north-east coast of Peninsular Malaysia facing the South China Sea. Its state capital, Kota Bharu, is a bustling town and is famed for its unique cultural diversity, white sandy beaches, waterfalls and lush jungle. In Kelantan, life progresses at a leisurely pace and the people take pleasure in the simple things such as flying their own handmake kites or watching a traditional puppet theatre show.

Recent discoveries at two caves known as Gua Musang and Gua Cha in Kelantan show that there were human settlements dating back to prehistoric times. Historical records show that Kelantan was influenced by the Funan Kingdom on the Mekong River. Chinese records indicate contact with Kelantan which was referred to as Ho-Lo-Tan and which appeared to be an influential kingdom in the region. In 1900, Kelantan became a tributary state of the Siamese. With the signing of the Anglo-Siamese Treaty in 1909, control was passes over to the British.

Places of Interest in Kelantan
Gelanggang Seni (Cultural Centre)
Royal Museum / Istana Batu
World War Two Memorial

Beaches in Kelantan
Beach of Moonlight (Pantai Cahaya Bulan)
Beach of Seven Lagoons (Pantai Seri Tujuh)
Beach of Melody (Pantai Sabak)
Beach of the Whispering Breeze (Pantai Bisikan Bayu)

If you need more Tourist information, you can contact:
Kelantan Tourist Information Centre
Tel: 09 7485534

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