Kota Bharu – (Capital, Kelantan)

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Kota Bharu is the state capital of east coast state Kelantan. The Royal City of Kelantan means ‘New City’ and has a population of more than 600,000 people.


It is the tenth largest city in Malaysia and is considered the most populous town in the east coast of the Peninsular. One can reach the city through Wakaf Bharu Terminal Station by train while flying in would be through Pengkalan Chepa’s Sultan Ismail Petra Airport. Despite its ‘sleepiness’ as many perceived, Kota Bharu has many things to see if you are interested in the cultural and traditional lifestyle of the locals.