Kampung China (Chinatown), Kuala Terengganu

Explore colorful stores, grocery markets, and coffee shops in Kampung China (Chinatown), a bustling Chinese enclave. Established several centuries ago by Chinese merchants, this small but picturesque quarter offers a vibrant atmosphere year-round and makes a good base for exploring the islands. Numerous cafes and restaurants serve traditional Chinese, but also Malay and Indian food. Try pork ribs with tea or fried noodles served in "kopitiams," traditional Chinese coffee shops. Add Kampung China (Chinatown) to your Kuala Terengganu travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Kuala Terengganu itinerary site .
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  • So surprise there is heritage village in the center of towns. The arts and building designs full of heritage and sentimental values.  more »
  • The state population is mainly Malay so this is a relatively small area of the town (one street mainly). There are the usual restaurants and cafes as well as several interesting shops - we bought lots...  more »
  • Definitely a myst especially for street art lovers. My favourite is Turtle Alley, great art work and lots of educational information on display especially on turtles conservations. 2 thumbs up. I was ...  more »
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