People & Lifestyle in Terengganu

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Living Culture : People & Lifestyle in Terengganu

 

o     Central Market

Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the people here. The Central Market, locally known as Pasar Payang located by the Terengganu River, is one of the most popular tourist spots in the state. From fresh produce to the many goldsmiths displaying locally crafted ornaments, this market has just about everything under one roof.

 

o      Pasar Malam

Not to be missed are the evening street markets or pasar malam that can be found nightly in different towns across Terengganu.

Shopping here is part of local culture, offering a wonderful opportunity to savour local delicacies and fruit.

 

o     Fishing

Fishing has traditionally been the primary livelihood of the people in Terengganu and visitors can catch a glimpse of fishing activities at the river mouth. Squid fishing is carried out during certain times of the year in Kapas Island. By-products like dried fish and fish crackers are made by cottage industries in the region, creating income for many households. Click here for a list of Fishing Villages in Terengganu

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