Kuala Terengganu Tourism

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Kuala Terengganu (Malaysian pronunciation: [ˈkuˈala ˈtəˈrengˈganu] Jawi: كوالا ترڠڬانو‎, Chinese: 瓜拉登嘉楼; pinyin: Guālādīngjiānú) colloquially abbreviated as K.T.) is the administrative capital, royal capital, district and the main economic centre of Terengganu, Malaysia. Kuala Terengganu is also the administrative centre for the eponymous district of Kuala Terengganu. Kuala Terengganu is located about 440 kilometres northeast of Kuala Lumpur on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The city is situated at the estuary of Terengganu River, facing the South China Sea. As a district, Kuala Terengganu is the smallest in terms of area, but it (together with the district of Kuala Nerus that form the city area) has the largest population in Terengganu with a population of 406,317 in 2010. City status was awarded to Kuala Terengganu with the title Bandaraya Warisan Pesisir Air (English: Coastal Heritage City) on 1 January 2008. Besides being a major political and economic centre to the state, the city is also the main gateway to many of the state's tourist destinations. The attractions in and around the city include Kampung Cina, Pasar Besar Kedai Payang, Terengganu State Museum, and Batu Buruk Beach. Even though the city is not spared from modernity and development, Kuala Terengganu still retains strong Malay influences that are intermixed with other cultures from its long history as a port.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Kuala Terengganu, which is a city in Malaysia. After your splendid visit to Kuala Terengganu, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Cherating. Cherating is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Kuala Terengganu*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kuala Terengganu

    Know the pollution level of Kuala Terengganu before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Water Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 68.75 (High)
  • Kuala Terengganu: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kuala Terengganu for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kuala Terengganu.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Kuala Terengganu - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 57.68 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 68.97 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 43.06 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kuala Terengganu

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kuala Terengganu

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.65 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 12.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 57.13 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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