5 Must-See @ Kelantan, Malaysia

As shared from earlier blogging ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“, as promised, SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป is gonna sharing about the 5๏ธโƒฃ Must-See ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ @ Kelantan, Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ

Hmm…Just personally preferred ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’• by herself during her recent visit, hope you all will love ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’• this list ya ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ

1๏ธโƒฃ Sultan Ismail Petra Silver Jubilee Mosque ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ•Œ (Beijing Mosque)

At 1๏ธโƒฃst glance, not โŒ a Chinese temple โ›ฉ as many visitors will thought so ๐Ÿ’ญ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌ

It’s the 1๏ธโƒฃst Chinese built Chinese mosque ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ•Œ in Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ

This Beijing Mosque ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ•Œ is the landmark ๐Ÿ“of the majesty of Islam โ˜ช๏ธ in the land of Kelantan since 12 Sept 2005 & inaugurated in Aug 2009 ๐Ÿ˜€

The total construction cost of this 3.7 acre mosque ๐Ÿ•Œ is approximately ๐Ÿ’ฐRM8.8 millions & it can accommodate 1๏ธโƒฃK pax ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ซ at a time

This beautiful ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ mosque ๐Ÿ•Œ is located๐Ÿ“on the edge of the Pasir Mas – Rantau Panjang highway ๐Ÿ›ฃ about 2๏ธโƒฃkm from the Rantau Panjang town

This mosque ๐Ÿ•Œ is with unique ๐Ÿคฉ architecture i.e. combining both Chinese โ›ฉ & Islamic โ˜ช๏ธ architecture, as well as resembles a 1๏ธโƒฃK-year-old Niujie Mosque ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ•Œ in Beijing, China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ

Special notes ๐Ÿ“Œ๐Ÿ“Œ for non-Muslims visitors to this mosque ๐Ÿ•Œ ,

1๏ธโƒฃ. NOT โŒ to enter this Friday prayer โ˜ช๏ธ๐Ÿคฒ๐Ÿป podium within the prayer room

2๏ธโƒฃ. Non-Muslims ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ซ ONLY allow to touch, hold & use the Translation Al-Quran ๐Ÿ”ก๐Ÿ” ๐Ÿ“–

3๏ธโƒฃ. For females๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ญ, do dress modest or you may opt for the free ๐Ÿ†“ robe ๐Ÿ‘˜ rental 1๏ธโƒฃst before entering this mosque ๐Ÿ•Œ ya

Free ๐Ÿ†“ admission ๐ŸŽŸ

Address๐Ÿ“: Jalan Kampung Rantau Panjang, 17200 Rantau Panjang, Kelantan, West Malaysia
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan_Ismail_Petra_Silver_Jubilee_Mosque
FB: https://www.facebook.com/MasjidBeijing/

2๏ธโƒฃ Wat Photinivan ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญโ›ฉ

This Thai Buddhism temple ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญโ›ฉ is situated at Kg Jambu, a Malaysian-Thai ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ village in Tumpat, Kelantan

It’s approximately 15km ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿš™ Northeast from Kota Bharu town

This temple ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญโ›ฉ was constructed since 1973 & ๐Ÿ’ฏ fully completed 6๏ธโƒฃ years later

The main attraction ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ here is the magnificient reclining Buddha (not really sleeping ๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿ˜ด Buddha ya) with 40m long, 11m height & 9m wide

This Buddha is believed to be 1๏ธโƒฃ of the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia ๐ŸŒŽ

The architecture & design of this wat ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญโ›ฉ was by the Chief Monk of this wat

It was constructed with ๐Ÿ’ฏ% funding ๐Ÿ’ฐ from the local Thai community ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ซ of this Kg Jambu & donations from various bodies

Several major Thai festivals ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ are being celebrating here every years

Free ๐Ÿ†“ admission ๐ŸŽŸ, donation is welcome

Address๐Ÿ“: Kota Bharu, Kelantan, West Malaysia
Operation hours:
FB: https://www.facebook.com/Wat-phothivihan-sleeping-buddha-746135388795051/

3๏ธโƒฃ Galeri Wau Pak Sapie & Wan Anuar

Wau means kite ๐ŸŽ in Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ ‘s national language & before her recent trip, she ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป was so wanted to visit & learn much more about handmaking kite ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿปโœ๐Ÿปโœ‚๏ธ๐Ÿ“๐ŸŽ

Just as shown in her handrawn โœ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ–Š “Kelantan” typo doodle during her flight โœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿงก to Kelantan, do click in ๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿปto view ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ her recent IG photos ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ“ธ & clip ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŽฅ album posted ya ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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Yeahโ€ผ๏ธ @siennylovesdrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป really love ๐Ÿ’— her #travel โœˆ๏ธ๐ŸŽ’๐Ÿงข๐Ÿ‘Ÿ๐Ÿ•ถ to #Kelantan ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ with @motackelantanofficial this time. Swipe left โžก๏ธ for this whole photos ๐Ÿ“ธโž•clip ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŽฅin this album . . Whyโ“โ‰๏ธ Do continue read on below, more Kelantan stories via her #blog link @ profile ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“ & #vlog ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŽฅ via her YouTube channel named #siennylovesdrawing . . She ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป had a pleasant comfy 1๏ธโƒฃhour flight with @fireflyairlines ๐Ÿงกโœˆ๏ธ & spent time snapped photos ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ“ธ from her window seat ๐Ÿ’บas usual if you know her well ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜† . . Then, she ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป got the mood to #doodling โœ๐Ÿป #typography of Kelantan with @artlinemy #ArtlineDecorite pens ๐Ÿ–Š๐Ÿ–Š . . Whatโ€™s the main icon you have observed ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ from her Kelantan #doodles โ“โ‰๏ธ . . Yes โœ… The traditional #kite handmaking here. She ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป went to #GaleriWauPakSapie & learnt much more from Pak Sapieโ€™s son now ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธThe founder, Pak Sapie ๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿฝhas passed away last year from heart attack . . Wau Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ = Wau Bulan (moon shape). Wau Kelantan = Wau Puyuh (bird shape). Also others eg. Wau Kucing (sitting cat shape), Wau Bodhi (Bodhi leaf shape) etc. . . @gayatravel @malaysia.truly.asia #motackelantan19 #motackel #motac #sayangkelantan #sayangmalaysia #kotabharu # #ihyaramadhankelantan19 #ihyamotac19 #ramadhankb19 #VisitKelantan2020 #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #cuticutimalaysia #vm2020 #tourismmalaysia #nsyftravel #BeautifulMalaysia #travelling #contentcreator #bloggers

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So so happy ๐Ÿ˜ƒ that she ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป had a chance to visit the handmade kite ๐ŸŽ gallery by late Pak Sapie ๐Ÿ‘ณ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ, the legendary ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป kite maker of Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ

Really impressed ๐Ÿคฉ & learnt that each wau is not just a unique artwork, also meant a reflection of the handmaker’s heart โค๏ธ in demonstrating the subtle handcraft mastery ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Met his son, Mr Wan Anuar ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธat the gallery & he shared some of processes of handmaking a kite ๐ŸŽ ~ Wau Bulan, Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ official kite, an iconic art of the Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ ‘s heritage & traditional culture

Mr Wan Anuar ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธalso conducting wau handmaking workshop from time to time to create awareness to the young generation ๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿป๐Ÿง’๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฝ as well as foreign tourists to remember & appreciate this almost endangered handcraft art ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Briefly he ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธhas explained that he will share the history, kite frames carving, handrawn โœ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ–Š & handmaking โœ‚๏ธ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“process of the colorful wau decorations. Lastly, of course trying to fly your own handmade wau ๐ŸŽโ€ผ๏ธ Yeahโ€ผ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜

The official kite of Kelantan state is Wau Puyuh

Do check out her vlog ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŽฅ captured from her impressive visit ya

Address๐Ÿ“: Jalan Pantai Cahaya Bulan, 15350 Kota Bharu, Kelantan, West Malaysia
Operation hours๐Ÿ•ฃ: 8.30am to 3.30pm
FB: https://www.facebook.com/galeriwau/

4๏ธโƒฃ KB Permai Silverware

A manufacturer of Kelantan Malay silvercrafts since 1985, the only 1๏ธโƒฃ now in Kelantan

A wide range of ready made silver products e.g. souvenirs ๐Ÿ’, jewellery ๐Ÿ‘‘, house decorations ๐Ÿ–ผ etc.

Custom made, repair โ›โš’ & restoration of silver based items e.g. trophy ๐Ÿ† , cokmar etc. are available here

Impressive beautiful ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ˜ workdone

She ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป has bought a pair of silver earrings ๐Ÿ›’๐Ÿ›for her mama ๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿป as souvenir ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ from here

Address๐Ÿ“: 5406-B & C, Jalan Sultanah Zainab, 15050 Kota Bharu, Kelantan, West Malaysia
Operation hours: 9am to 6pm
FB: https://www.facebook.com/KBPermai-298158283668549/

5๏ธโƒฃ Siti Khadijah Market ๐Ÿ›’๐Ÿ›

It’s a famous local wet & dry market ๐Ÿ›’๐Ÿ›among the Kelantanese

This market with its name after Prophet Muhammad’s wife, she ๐Ÿง•๐Ÿผ was well known ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿปfor her entrepreneurial skill

Moreover, this local market is mainly with female entrepreneurs ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ญ

Many tourists ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌ are visiting to shopping ๐Ÿ›’๐Ÿ› for souvenirs ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ e.g. batik, serunding etc.

She enjoyed her batik pants shopping with friends here, also met some really friendly locals in this market

Address๐Ÿ“:  Jalan Buluh Kubu, 15000 Kota Bharu, Kelantan, West Malaysia
Operation hours:
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siti_Khadijah_Market
FB: https://www.facebook.com/pasarsitikhadijahkb/

Updated 19.6.2019

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70 thoughts on “5 Must-See @ Kelantan, Malaysia

    1. Yeahโ€ผ๏ธ Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ is a colourful country with its multicultural, multi racial & art heritage ya ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜Welcome to visit my home country ๐Ÿค—โ˜บ๏ธ

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    1. Thanks so much your compliments & liking my blogging style ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜

      Welcome to my home country ~ Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ & drop by here more often for my stories ya ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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