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Posts tagged 'Visit Terengganu Year 2013'

squid jigging candat sotong

While visiting Terengganu recently, off we went on a squid jigging (candat sotong) trip, one of the most popular activities to indulge in while in this East Coast state. Travelling for an hour in a fishing boat, about 8km from Marang Jetty heading towards Pulau Kapas, my group of eight plus a boat crew of two ... continue reading »

Peladang Setiu Agro Resort

For anyone who yearns to get away from the concrete jungle while in Terengganu, Peladang Setiu Agro Resort is a good choice. The resort, which opened for business in 1999, offers 58 chalets in the shape and form of traditional Malay houses. There are also three blocks of dormitories plus camping grounds. Peladang Setiu Agro Resort ... continue reading »

Yayasan Tuanku Nur Zahirah

This complex in Kuala Terengganu was opened in May 2011, officiated by the then Permaisuri Agung, Tuanku Nur Zahirah. She is the Sultanah of Terengganu. This complex is set up with the main purpose of promoting 'songket' (an intricately embroidered piece of silk or cotton) and the management of it is under two agencies: Tuanku Nur ... continue reading »

Cruising Along Terengganu River

Oct 2, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Terengganu boat ride

While I had taken this Terengganu River Cruise before, it was from Bandar Warisan to Taman Tamadun Islam (TTI). This time, it was the reverse, from Taman Tamadun Islam to Jetty Pulau Warisan. The cruise along Sungai Terengganu (Terengganu River) takes 45 minutes, and the distance is 9km. The passenger boat can carry 42 pax at ... continue reading »

Crystal Mosque Terengganu

Considered as one of the most magnificent mosques in the world, this Crystal Mosque (Masjid Kristal) was built in 2006 and completed in 2008, using steel, glass and crystal. Officially opened on the significant date of 8th February, 2008, by the 13th Yang di-Pertuan Agong (Paramount Ruler), Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu, Crystal Mosque ... continue reading »

Taman Tamadun Islam Terengganu

My previous visit to Taman Tamadun Islam, in English, Islamic Heritage Park or Islamic Civilisation Park, was more than six months ago. I remember I was ill during that trip, and then a sudden thunderstorm cut short our visit. Hence, I was glad to be able to come by again for a second time, to ... continue reading »

Terengganu Equestrian Resort

Sharing the same grounds of PrinzPark Resort, although under a different management team, is the Terengganu Equestrian Resort (TER) and its sports complex. TER, which was previously a lagoon, was opened in 2007. It offers full horse-riding facilities, including five riding arenas, covered and open. Here, horse-riding courses are conducted, for those who would just like ... continue reading »

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