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Things To Do In Kuantan, Malaysia

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Kuantan Things To Do

If you are planning to take a trip to Kuantan, you want to have the best experience possible. This means knowing the best places to visit before you go. Planning your itinerary ahead of time is the best way to be sure that you don’t miss out anything during your trip.

Kuantan is the 9th largest city in Malaysia. It is also the state capital of Pahang, Malaysia. There are plenty of things to do and see in Kuantan. There is so much that you would need to take an extended vacation to see and experience everything that Kuantan has to offer.

Hafiz Firefly Cherating

If you are looking for a nighttime adventure, watching the fireflies on a boat is a great one. The ship is captained by a firefly expert named Hafiz. He explains why fireflies behave the way that they do, he can identify the types of fireflies and he can even explain why they flicker at night. When the weather is right, the entire sky is lit up. Don’t expect to take any photos, however, as they are strictly prohibited because the flash could scare off or even kill the fireflies.

The Keropok Lekor Factory

Keropok is a common dish in Kuantan. It is a type of cracker that is made of fish and it is made hard and soft. This food can be fried, steamed, or eaten with your favorite flavor of chili sauce. You can see how this food is made when you visit the Keropok Lekor Factory. You can watch the entire process from beginning to end and then have a quick snack before you leave. This tour is very educational.

 

Sultan Abu Bakar Museum

This museum is very interesting and educational. There are many artifacts displayed in the museum that belonged to the Sultan of Pahang. There are old photos of the Sultan, photos of his parents, and photos of his wedding and his family. There are also artifacts of the tribal people in Pahang called the Orang Asli.

A trip to Kuantan can be both fun and educational.

Editor’s Note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about Kuantan in Malaysia. 

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