Take a virtual tour of Kota Bharu

You can be an armchair nomad through these virtual tours of the beautifully colourful Kota Bharu, the capital city of Kelatan.

1. Siti Khadijah Market, Kota Bharu

Watch Kota Bharu’s famous wet market burst into life with vibrant colours and local commotion. Named after Prophet Mohammad’s entrepreneurial wife, Siti Khadijah Market is mostly run by female vendors selling local produce, spices and ready-to-eat local delicacies.

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2. Palestine Street Alley, Kota Bharu

Wander down the Palestine Street Alley in this virtual tour, where vibrant street art beautify the buildings and the ground. There are roughly 20 colourful murals in this photogenic alley depicting the Palestinian struggle.

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3. Merdeka Square, Kota Bharu

Merdeka Square has seen some of the state’s significant historical moments, especially the Declaration of Independence of Malaya on 31 August 1957. Click through the square to spot the Kota Bharu Cenotaph, and the flagpole carrying the Kelantan flag.

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4. Muhammadi Mosque, Kota Bharu

Take a closer look at Muhammadi Mosque in a virtual tour to admire the mixture of colonial and moghul architecture, the Roman columns, large Beduk drum and golden minaret. The state mosque is named after the late Sultan Muhammad the IV.

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5. Observation Tower, Kota Bharu

The Observation Tower is a 150 metre building that overlooks Merdeka Square, Sultan Ismail Petra Arch and the Kelantan River. Enjoy a night view of the Observation Tower in this virtual tour, illuminated by colourful lights.

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6. Royal Museum, Kota Bharu

Get a glimpse into royal life in the past, with a few virtual exhibits at the Royal Museum. Established in 1991, there are royal artifacts, attires, art and personal belongings of the royal family. See if you can spot some autographs by the Queen of England herself.

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7. Kelantan Islamic Museum, Kota Bharu

Once dubbed the Veranda of Mecca, and the state’s first school of Islamic studies, the Islamic Museum offers an insight into the history of Islam in Kelantan. Have a look in the online walk-through of the Islamic Museum, where you can see several key artifacts, inscriptions and documents.

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8. Bank Kerapu, Second World War Museum, Kota Bharu

Fighter plane propellers, wartime bunkers, weapons, official documents, a Japanese bicycle and possessions of the local community are some of the items on display at Bank Kerapu. Your virtual trip here gives you a taste of the nation’s history during the Second World War.

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9. Dataran Cheng Ho, Kota Bharu

Take a look at Dataran Cheng Ho from above in this virtual tour. The most significant feature here is the Chinese-style gateway. This square in Kota Bharu is named after an important maritime general known as Admiral Cheng Ho.

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10. Kelantan State Museum, Kota Bharu

Enjoy a virtual exhibit of several collections of traditional crafts, arts, musical instruments, and artifacts in Kelantan. Check out the wayang kulit performance in one of the the halls.

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11. Sultan Ismail Petra Arch, Kota Bharu

Take a look at the Sultan Ismail Petra Arch as it lights up at night. This important attraction in Kota Bharu marks Kelantan as a cultural state and the cradle of Malay culture.

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12. Tokong Mek, Kota Bharu

Set foot in one of Malaysia’s oldest Buddhist temples, Tokong Mek, which has served the local Chinese community since 1787.

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13. Tuan Padang Roundabout, Kota Bharu

This is a view of the Tuan Padang Roundabout that you might not usually get to see as you speed down the road in your car. The Menara Rehal stands in the middle of the roundabout, featuring a clock tower and a monument with a Quran stand.

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14. Istana Jahar, Kota Bharu

Here is a virtual view of Istana Jahar and its courtyard. Built in 1885, it now houses the Museum of Royal Traditions and Customs of Kelantan, where visitors can learn about Kelantan’s royal traditions and customs.

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15. Pak Sapie and Sons Wau Gallery, Kota Bharu

Go behind the scenes in this LokaLocal virtual tour to discover how the traditional kite of Malaysia is made. You’ll get to see the Pak Sapie and Sons Wau Gallery, which was established by the late Pak Sapie, the legendary kite maker of Malaysia. Watch the video of his son in action!

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Related Activity on LokaLocal:
1. Moon Kite Making with the Legendary Kite Maker
2. The Real Kelantan Experience

16. Cahaya Bulan Beach, Kota Bharu

Bask in the beauty of Kelantan’s most famous beach, Cahaya Bulan Beach, before you even get here in person. This breeze and bustling attraction commonly sees locals enjoying picnics, flying kites, riding on horses and swimming in the sea.

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