Terengganu

Peninsular Malaysia

Redang Island, Perhentian Islands, Floating Mosque, Batik Arts & Crafts

Introduction

Terengganu formerly spelled Trengganu or Tringganu, is a sultanate and constitutive state of federal Malaysia. The state is also known by its Arabic honorific, Dāru l-Īmān.

Popularly known as the Gem of the East Coast, Terengganu is home to charming coastal villages and a wealth of traditional crafts borne by the majority Malay population. Attractions include the Boat building, State Museum, a Floating Mosque, Ancient Palaces and Traditional handicraft activities such as Batik Painting and Songket Weaving can be seen in Kuala Terengganu, the state capital.

Pulau Perhentian, Pulau Lang Tengah, Pulau Redang, Pulau Duyung, Pulau Gemia and Pulau Kapas is well known for its powdery white sands, clear blue waters, naturally formed coral gardens, and spectacular marine lives. Today, many visitors head to Terengganu to escape the busy city life and participate in recreational and relaxation activities by the beautiful beaches and islands. Every year, turtle species such as Olive Ridlyes and Leatherbacks come to nest on its beaches making Terengganu to be also known as the Land of Turtles.

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