Kota Bharu City Centre, Kota Bharu · 79 hotels available
This museum is supported by the state government and is also known as 'Balai Getam Guri'. This place is a brown colored wooden village comprising of the Craft Museum and many other attractions. Craft Museum and Handicraft Centre houses many Kelantanese craftsmanship, including traditional embroidery, batik, silverware and matting. Apart from the interesting exhibitions, you will also get an opportunity to witness and learn the process of making those craft, where demonstration of traditional embroidery, songket weaving and batik drawing are done by the skillful artists.
Getting around in Kota Bharu is not difficult. Once you are in this city, it will be very easy to reach Craft Museum and Handicraft Centre. This place is a walking distance from the Istana Balai Besar and the Buluh Kubu Bazaar and is easily accessible from Jalan Sultan and Jalan Hilir Kota.
As its name implies, Pasar Siti Khadijah is a local wet market that is named after Prophet Muhammad's wife, whom is known for her entrepreneurial skill. Apart from selling various local art products such as batik sarong, songket and many more, there are the usual fresh goodies like seafood, vegetables and wide variety of fruits as well as ready-to eat food like 'ayam percik', nasi ulam and a variety of noodle soups.
The building was once the official residence of Kelantan Chief Minister and used to house the Kelantan Islamic Council and Malay Costumes. In 1991, it was renovated and turned into a museum. This museum displays numerous artifacts and inscriptions documents of how Islam was introduced in Kelantan and how it became such an important element in the daily life of the people in this state. This place is opened daily from 8.30 am to 4.45 pm except on Friday.
With luxurious woodcarvings that showcase the excellent craftsmanship of the Kelantanese, Jahar Palace was built by Sultan Muhamad 11 for his grandson, Long Kundur in 1887. Apart from photographs, artifacts and traditional handicraft, there are also a Malay Weapon Gallery which showcases various unique weapons such as keris and pisau. In order to share the uniqueness and beauty to the world, the palace is now converted to a museum that is opened for visitors daily from 8.30 am to 5.45 pm except on Friday.
This two star hotel is only 0.42 km away from Craft Museum and Handicraft Centre and is within easy reach of shopping areas, business premises and cultural attractions. Apart from in room essentials, other excellent facilities provided are 24 hour front desk, free Wifi, restaurant and parking space.
Situated in the prime location near Kelantan River and is within walking distance to business, shopping and cultural zones, Grand Riverview offers the luxury of a superb business and leisure facilities in the Kota Bharu city centre. All rooms are designed with the intricacy of modern interiors that lie comfortably with warmth of fine wood finishing and extensive work area.
This guest house nestles conveniently along Jalan Hilir Kota, Kot Bharu. Royal Guest House is tastefully furnished in contemporary decor, furniture and other creative touches. Offering a wide range of room types, you will immediately feel at ease and comfortable the moment of your arrival. Bunga Melati Restaurant here will win your heart and praise with their personalised cuisine.
This hotel offers a warm, friendly atmosphere which redefines the city hotel with every modern comfort for business, family and leisure travellers. Situated only 0.52 km away from Craft Museum and Handicraft Centre, all 88 rooms and suites are well appointed and are tastefully furnished to ensure a cosy stay.