Istana Balai Besar, Kota Bharu

2.1
#5 of 6 in Historic Sites in Kelantan
Castle · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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4.2
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  • The front gate is beautiful. Tourists don't seem to be able to enter except for special occasions. There's nothing to do except take a quick picture.  more »
  • It's a palace fully made by wood & not open to tourists at this moment. Tourists are only allow to take photo outside the palace. The gate is beautiful  more »
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  • A good place to know the history and back ground of Kota bharu and the Kelantan sultanate
  • One of the oldest castle in Kota Bharu. The name Kota Bharu (New Castle) itself originated from the construction of this castle around 1800 by Sultan Muhammad II.

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