Kelantan is known as the ‘cradle of Malay culture’ for having an overwhelming population of malay
The most rustic of the three states in the region, Kelantan truly lives up to its name as the ‘Cradle of Malay Culture’. The state’s landscape is a charming blend of quaint villages, small towns and riverine settlements. Amidst the houses built on stilts and covered with thatched roofs, one can revel in the timehonoured Malay heritage and culture.
The capital city of Kelantan is Kota Bharu. Kelantan’s hinterland is a dramatic mix of mountains, caves and pristine jungles. Scale the imposing Mount Stong or trek into the Kuala Koh National Park.