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Kota Baharu Sights and Landmarks Guide, Malaysia

Kota Bharu - Sights

If you and your family have been looking for a great place to visit, then we recommend you visiting Kota Bharu, and a place with many sights to go to. The city is also a great place to go to if you want to sample the traditional Malay culture. experiencing different cultures can be really fun.

In Kota Bharu, you will be able to look into exploring the countryside that is surrounding it.

At first glance, you might think Kota Bharu looks like any other city on the east coast, but if you start to look closer, you will find that Kota Bharu has more to offer. The truth is that many of the visitors stop in Kota Bharu before they move on to Thailand. This is because Kota Bharu has outstanding sights.

When tourists go to Kota Bharu, they end up staying longer than they had previously planned. In Kota Bharu you will find some museums close to Padang Medeka which means Independence Square. The museums are open every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. but are closed on Fridays. If goto Bank Kerapu which is the War Memorial Museum, you will find a lot of collections from the Japanese photographic memorabilia along with documents that are relating to World War II. These date back to as early as 1912 and this Museum occupies one of the oldest brick buildings to be found in Kelantan.

Next, you have the Syura Hall, which is the Islamic Museum. This museum looks a lot like a mosque and is located across the road from Bank Kerapu. In this museum, you will be able to find artifacts along with inscriptions that document just how important is Islam in the everyday life. This building was known as Serambi Mekah.

The next museum you will find is called Istana Jahar which means Royal Custom Museum. The building was built in 1887 by Sultan Muhamad II and it appears to be a wooden structure that is really beautiful. We believe this museum is worth visiting. 

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