Faces of
Malaysia
Taman Negara

Taman Negara National Park was established in Malaysia in 1938/1939 as the King George V National Park. It was renamed to Taman Negara after Independence, which literally means “national park” in Malay. The total area of Taman Negara is 4,343 km².

Kuantan

Kuantan is the largest city of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a population of about half a million. It is also the capital of the state of Pahang.

Kuantan is located about halfway between Singapore (to the south) and Kota Bahru (to the north). The city is situated at the coast of the South China Sea near the mouth of the Kuantan River. The city is not a major tourist destination, rather a stopover point for island destinations (Tioman, Redang, Perhentians, etc.) along the East Coast. From Kuantan you can also also reach the popular beach in Cherating in less than an hour with the local Bus.

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Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

Terengganu State Museum

address: Muzium Terengganu Malaysia, Bukit Losong, 20566 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia - Tel: +6 09 622 1444
Terengganu-State-Museum.jpg, Acclaimed as the largest museum in Malaysia and one of the largest museum in South East Asia, the Terengganu State Museum houses century old artifacts and artworks of rich and colorful heritage.
Acclaimed as the largest museum in Malaysia and one of the largest museum in South East Asia, the Terengganu State Museum houses century old artifacts and artworks of rich and colorful heritage.

The Terengganu State Museum consists several complexes and they are all work of art, featuring traditional Terengganu architecture and design.

How to get to Terengganu State Museum
It is located in Bukit Losong, easily accessed by road and only takes 15-20min from town. The Heritage Town bus departs from MBKT bus terminal in KT, brings passengers around town that includes the museum as part of its trip. Other alternative is by taxi or car.

Opening hours
Saturday–Thursday: 9am–5pm
Friday: 9am–12pm, 3pm–5pm (closed from 12pm–3pm)
Closed during Hari Raya Puasa and Hari Raya Haji Holiday

Admission Fee / Ticket Prices:
Malaysian citizen: Adult RM5; Children RM2; Students in uniform RM1.
Non-citizen: Adult RM15; Children RM10

Links:

Official Website
 




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