Tour starts by traveling around Kota Bharu Town and experiences the
uniqueness lifestyle of Kelantanese folk-from the old one until the
younger generation. See the contrast of the building where the old and
the new building develop together with the city.
Next visit to Kota Bharu cultural zone was located in the heart of
Kota Bharu Town. This area locates many historic building and being
furnished as tourist attraction. Here we can found War Memorial (Bank
Kerapu), Royal Custom Museum, Stone Museum and Old Palace.
Next attraction is kite making and we can see ‘Wau Bulan’ is made. To
produce it, a lot of patience and skills is required. A way back to
Kota Bharu, we will reach Batik & Songket Factory. Another wonderful
traditional cloth, songket, also being made and selling.
Next stop will be the fishing village.
Another interesting is to be where fishermen are still using the
traditional and modern ways to catch fish. Living in peace and harmony
in the village where they always take care between one another.
Proceed to to ‘Wat Phothivihan’ the longest lying Buddha in
with 44 metres long 11 metres high and 9 meters wide, one of the
largest reclining Buddha statues in Southern Asia.
Here are also lies a Malaysian Thai village with a population of about
200 people. Finally, Central Market (Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah) that
generates by energetic women traders (largest market in town ). It’s
all here, from wet product, local cuisine to handicrafts. Tips to buy
here, one must have strong bargaining skills to the things cheaper.
Then, proceed to Cultural Centre and we look inside Malay Culture and
local pastime games.
Optional: to visit Masjid Kg Laut, a old
mosque over 100 years which was resque from flood to save area. Used
to be places to teach muslim about islam. (add
RM25 / person).
The Kampung Laut Mosque (Masjid Kampung Laut) is the oldest mosque in
Kelantan and one of the oldest in the Malay archipelago. It was said
to have been build by Islamic missionaries who travelled between
Champa and Jawa. It is not known how old the mosque
is but its structure and design are similar to Masjid Demak in Jawa,
which was build in 1401.