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If you’re considering a long holiday, a weekend break or returning home to see your family and are wondering what’s the best way to travel from Seremban in the west coast to Kuala Terengganu is the east coast, then why not consider taking a bus ride? There are plenty of good bus providers in Seremban offering direct journeys to Kuala Terengganu, including Kesatuan Express, Transnasional and Cepat Ekspress. This journey takes about 9 to 10 hours, but sometimes can take as little as 7 hours. In total there are about 5 regular trips daily that begin at Terminal One Seremban and ends at the MPKT Bus Stop or the Universiti Darul Iman mosque.
Kuala Terengganu is the capital of Terengganu Darul Iman, a state whose name means ‘Abode of Faith’. As such, you can expect there to be many lovely mosques which you can visit to experience the spectacular architectural heritage of this state. These mosques include the Crystal Mosque, the Sultan Zainal Abidin mosque and Tengku Tengah Zaharah mosque. The most magnificent of these is the Crystal mosque that attracts plenty of photographers due to how beautiful it looks during sunset. For some good old fashioned shopping, drop by Chinatown and Pasar Payang where you’ll be able to purchase items at rock bottom prices. If you’re interested in the history and background of Terengganu, there the State Museum and Bukit Puteri, which once functioned as Kuala Terengganu’s main defence point. As a coastal town, Kuala Terengganu is known for its beautiful beaches including the likes of Pandak Beach and Teluk Kalong beach which are both wonderful picnic and swimming spots. The beaches are very clean and the waters are crystal clear while the sand is white and fine. It’s the perfect seaside getaway for family, friends, couples and even solo travellers. Some of the signature dishes you have to try in Kuala Terengganu include bubur lambut, a rice porridge with herbs, and keropok lekor, a fish based snack that has a soft sausage like version or crispy cracker version. Bothe are equally delicious when dipped into some sweet chili sauce. One eatery you can head to Madam Bee’s Kitchen, which serves east coast Peranakan food like their version of nasi kerabu, laksa and many more local favourites. Don’t keep Kuala Terengganu waiting, book yourself a ticket there the quick and easy way by downloading the Catch That Bus app now!