Chinatown, Kuala Terengganu. Malaysia

Chinatown, Kuala Terengganu. Malaysia

Chinatown, Kuala Terengganu. Malaysia


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The capital of the same-named state, for most Kuala Terengganu is just a hub town as they travel between the island access points at Merang to the north and Marang to the south (for Pulau Redang and Pulau Kapas respectively). If you have time up your sleeve, however, Kuala Terennganu is worth at the very least an overnight stay or for some far longer.

Kuala Terengganu saw a burst of development thanks to oil revenue piling in, and while the couple of towering hotels overlooking the ocean from Jalan Sultan Zainal Abidan may convey an image of industriousness and modernity, at its heart Kuala Terengganu remains a small and decidedly conservative Malaysian town.

Sitting at the mouth of the Terengganu River, where it empties out into the South China Sea, traditional Kuala Terengganu has a small fishing fleet (though the traditional boat building has largely died out) and not surprisingly the seafood here is excellent, especially from the city's good ... Read our complete Kuala Terengganu travel guide

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