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Amazing Tourism Malaysia . Tourism Kelantan

Pantai Seri Tujuh, KelantanKelantan, literally translated as the 'Land of Lightning', is a veritable, treasure trove of delights. Its rustic fishing villages, verdant padi fields and languid, palm-fringed beaches have captivated many of its visitors. Kelantan offers a world of gracious beauty and an old-world charm that few can resist.

A colourful wau (giant kite) tucked away in the north-eastern corner of Peninsular Malaysia, Kelantan is known as the cradle of Malay culture as the Kelantanese have carefully preserved their age-old customs and traditions over the centuries.
Here, it is not an uncommon sight to see colourful kites soaring upwards defying gravity and giant drums revebrate in unison. 'Wayang kulit' or shadow puppet shows, a rare form of entertainment in other parts of the country, mesmerise audiences and giant top competitions provide hours of endless fun.

Kelantan's economy is primarily agragrian with the main cash crops being padi, rubber and tobacco. Fishing and livestock rearing are important economic activities.

 

Tourism Attractions in Kelantan

  Gunung Stong
  Gunung Stong, Kelantan Go north to Kelantan and spend a weekend at the ever-popular Stong complex; make a trip to the Gua Ikan (Fish Cave), named after a fish-like rock formation inside. Sweat it out hiking (2hrs) from the majestic Stong mountain (1,442 metres high), crossing the waterfall (one of seven in the Jelawang area) route to Jelawang camp where campers camp out in the wild.
     
  Pantai Cahaya Bulan (Moonlight Beach)
  Pantai Cahaya Bulan, Kelantan Visitors to Kota Bharu must visit its famous beach, Pantai Cahaya Bulan (Moonlight Beach), or known as PCB among the local. With a long, wide and sandy beach, it is a popular spot for local family outings especially during weekends. The journey to the beach from Kota Bharu will take you through quaint, traditional Malay villages. Be sure to check out the Batik outlets along the Jalan PCB, and experience the unique Batik patterns through your own eyes!
     
  Pantai Seri Tujuh
  Pantai Seri Tujuh, Kelantan This lovely beach, located about seven kilometres north of Kota Bharu and near the Thai border, hosts the Annual Malaysian Kite Festival. During this festival, Pantai Seri Tujuh will be busy with enthusiasts of the traditional kite, known as the wau.
     
  Wat Phothivihan
  Wat Phothivihan, Kelantan Wat Phothivihan is a Thai temple located at Tumpat of Kelantan, houses the 40m long reclining Buddha, which is one of the largest of its kind in the world. For your information, in Thai language, “Wat” means “Temple”.
     
  Wat Machimmaram
  Wat Machimmaram, Kelantan Wat Machimmaram, another temple situated in Tumpat of Kelantan, houses the largest sitting Buddha in Southeast Asia. The 30-metre-high, 47-metre-wide statue of brown Buddha with pure gold lips was sitting cross-legged in a meditation pose atop Wat Machimmaram.
     
  Sabak Beach
  Sabak Beach, Kelantan Covering the coastline from Kuala Pak Amat to Pantai Dasar Sabak, Sabak Beach has its own historical significance. It was here that the Japanese soldiers first landed on Malaya soil during World War II. Here, you'll experience the calm and serene surroundings, with soothing ocean breeze and a lovely stretch of golden sandy beach.
     
  Kuala Koh
  Kuala Koh, Kelantan Kuala Koh is the new entry point to Taman Negara on its northern border. This is still a lightly visited area of superb wilderness and pristine rivers flowing down from the mountains of Tahan, Perlis, Penumpu and Gagau. Kuala Koh boasts pleasant natural settings and lush rainforest greenery. At the same time, it is equipped with facilties that will make your visit here a comfortable one.