Are you into shopping Then buy another piece of luggage because you’ll need it when you come here. Virtually the whole brightly lit street called Jalan Temenggong is lined with colourful craft shops selling gold and silver jewellery, textiles, brassware and wood carvings. All items are proudly made by local artisans.
But be prepared to bargain and search for the best deals. And don’t be afraid to shop around!
This is Bargaining Heaven. But be ready to haggle hard and always do so with a smile!
How to get there
Jalan Temenggong lies in the centre of Kota Bahru town, at the end of Jalan Gajah Mati (Dead Elephant Road).
Kota Bharu offers a full range of accommodation, from basic backpacker’s hostels to a 4-star hotel.