Kota Bharu City Centre, Kota Bharu · 79 hotels available
Siti Khadijah Market (Pasar besar Siti Khadijah) is a local wet market located at Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia. Previously, it is known as Buluh Kubu. However, it has changed its name by previous Y.A.B Kelantan Menteri Besar Tuan Guru Dato 'Nik Abdul Aziz bin Nik Mat into Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah Market. Its name after Prophet Muhammad's wife, whom is known for her entrepreneurial skill, as this market is majority run by local women due to their high interest in business. It has colorful traditions and culture and one of the way to see one’s culture is through their food and culinary. Everything can be found here, especially foods! Such as 'ayam percik', nasi ulam and a variety of noodle soups, all unique in flavors and taste of Kelantan, serves freshly for you. Apart from that, the usual fresh goodies like seafood, vegetables and wide variety of fruits, also can be find here.
Taxi is the easiest mode of transport in Kelantan as the public transport is not as efficient, and of course, also to escape the heat in the afternoon. Siti Khadijah is located at Jalan Hulu, and is well known among taxi drivers. It generally takes about 30mins from the Kota Bahru airport and cost about RM40. It's walking distance from New Pacific Hotel, otherwise you can get a taxi from any of your hotel.
This palace has a long history since 1855. It was built by Sultan Muhammad II for his grandson, built up of wood with excellent wood carvings. For more traditional handicrafts, of course there a plenty of museums around the cultural zone, where you can truly get the taste of Kelantan.
For the first timer whom come here in Pasar Siti Khadijah, it is highly recommended for shopping in this market. Just to feel the atmosphere and environment of the market that is the pride and symbol of the State. o Recommended goods that have to be purchased here are rice, various types of crackers, meat floss, cakes and a variety of dry foods and scarves. o If you stay in Kota Bharu, this market is the must visit place on the last day after check-out or before going home.