Kota Bharu is the state capital of Kelantan. It is situated on the east coast of peninsular Malaysia . Kota Bharu is a fantastic place to explore the surrounding countryside. The town signals the beginning of Thailand . It is also the center of a fertile rice basin, as well as the Kelantan Royal Family.
Kota Bharu has a small Sultan Ismail Petra Airport . Malaysian airlines operate flights to this part of the country. It is well connected by road and railways. People visit here to enjoy a holiday in solitude. There are quite a few hotels in Kota Bharu to accommodate the rush of tourists.
Kota Bharu itself offers many museums located near Independence Square . The most amazing building however is the central market. It is an octagonal building in the centre of town. It houses a very colorful and active market every day. Near the hotels in Kota Bharu there is a square feild which turns into the local food market in the evenings.
There are great temples to visits in the nearby Kota Bharu Town : Wat Pothivihan (reclining Buddha), Wat Mai Suwan Khiri (dragon Boat and standing Buddha), Wat Machimarran Varran (sitting Buddha), and Wat Serova Buddhist Temples (Goddess of Mercy).
Stong Waterfall is a major attraction of the town. It is reputed to be the highest water fall in Southeast Asia . It drops from a height of about 990 meters.
Mount Stong State Park is also one of the main attractions at the town. The Gunung Stong in the park is a dome-shaped granite complex and is more than 500 million years old. These apart there are many other attractions in the town.
The available hotel amenities and room facilities in Kota Bharu hotels are good enough to satisfy all kinds of tourists. A stay in the hotels is always a fulfilling experience. In fact hotels in Kota Bharu compete with the best hotels in Malaysia .
To learn more about Hotels in Kota Bharu explore the following links.
Grand Riverview Hotel
Renaissance Kota Bharu Hotel