Places To Visit In Kuantan

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1. Lao Zi Temple

Lao Zi Temple

11 km
from city center
1 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

Lao Zi Temple is a Taoist temple dedicated to Lao Zi, the Supreme Patriarch of Taoism, located along Kuantan-Sungai Lembing road. Its 823 meters long Golden Dragon Structure is the main attraction with it being listed in Malaysia Book of Records as the country's longest dragon statue.

2. Teluk Chempedak

Teluk Chempedak
Must visit

18 km
from city center
2 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

Teluk Chempedak, also known as Palm Beach, is a beautiful white sandy beach located 5 kilometers from Kuantan in Pahang. The boardwalk here offers amazing views of the beach with the jungle on the other side and connects to the Missionary Beach.

3. Teluk Chempedak

Teluk Chempedak

3 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

Teluk Chempedak, also known as Palm Beach, is a beautiful white sandy beach located 5 kilometers from Kuantan in Pahang. The boardwalk here offers amazing views of the beach with the jungle on the other side and connects to the Missionary Beach.

4. East Coast Mall

East Coast Mall

13 km
from city center
4 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

Located in the state capital Pahang, Kuantan, The East Coast Mall is a modern family lifestyle mall which offers a mix of national and international shops.

5. Taman Gelora

Taman Gelora

15 km
from city center
5 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

Taman Gelora located in the Kampung Tanjung district of Kuantan is one of the most beautiful seaside parks in the country. It is widely popular because of the scenic view, a natural jogging path, a huge playground and a magnificent pond with blooming water lilies.

6. Taman Negara

Taman Negara

132 km
from city center
6 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

Around 130 million years old, the Taman Negara rainforest in Malaysia boasts of being the oldest one on the entire planet, and this exotic location is the site for the Taman Negara National Park. Covering a total area of 4343 square kilometers, the national park is renowned for not only its rainforest but also for its birds and insects.

7. Cherating

Cherating

45 km
from city center
7 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

Cherating is the most popular beach resort town in Kuantan, the state capital of Pahang. It is mostly popular for its exotic beaches, lush and dense rain forests, mangrove jungles and the wide array of flora and fauna.

8. Sungai Pandan Waterfall

Sungai Pandan Waterfall

11 km
from city center
8 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

Sungai Pandan Waterfall is Malaysia’s most elegant waterfall located 25km from the city center. The 100m high majestic waterfall is a beautiful sight and is part of Sungai Pandan, which lies under a Forest Reservation Area.

9. Masjid Sultan Ahmad Shah

Masjid Sultan Ahmad Shah

13 km
from city center
9 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

Masjid Sultan Ahmad Shah is located in Kuantan, the capital city of Pahang. This state mosque stands in its pristine glory near Jalan Mahkota.

10. Taman Esplanade Kuantan

Taman Esplanade Kuantan

12 km
from city center
10 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

Taman Esplanade is a 1 kilometer long paved walkway and public space along Kuantan River at Jalan Besar near Kuantan Municipal Headquarters building in Kuantan. People come here for a walk along the river while enjoying the gentle breeze of the sea.

11. Sungai Lembing

Sungai Lembing

27 km
from city center
11 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

Known for its rich mining history, Sungai Lembing is a town situated 42 kilometers northwest of Kuantan district in Pahang. Being a major producer of underground tin until the 1860s, the town has several attractions that speak of its history including the biggest underground mine in the world!

12. Mini Zoo Park Teruntum

Mini Zoo Park Teruntum

17 km
from city center
12 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

The beautifully landscaped recreational park and mini zoo, Mini Zoo Park Teruntum is situated in Kuantan. The place is loaded with fun and adventurous activities for children as well as the whole family.

13. Masjid Sultan Ahmad Shah

Masjid Sultan Ahmad Shah

13 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

Masjid Sultan Ahmad Shah is located in Kuantan, the capital city of Pahang. This state mosque stands in its pristine glory near Jalan Mahkota.

14. Gua Charas

Gua Charas

18 km
from city center
14 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

The Gua Charas is a limestone cave that was formed millions and millions of years ago, and holds great religious importance for Hindu as well as Buddhist devotees. This temple cave is located inside a limestone hill known as Bukit Charas, and is located around 25 kilometers to the northwest of Kuantan in Pahang.

15. 3D Gallery Sg Lembing

3D Gallery Sg Lembing

27 km
from city center
15 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

3D Gallery Sg Lembing is an art gallery featuring 3D paintings and murals located in Sungai Lembing, Kuantan. This double-storey gallery has around 30 3D paintings.

16. Batu Hitam

Batu Hitam

21 km
from city center
16 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

Pantai Batu Hitam is located about 10 kilometers from Kuantan, the capital city of Pahang. Batu Hitam is the Malay name for Black Rock Beach, which, as the name suggests, is formed out of fair, white sands and black volcanic rocks.

17. Taman Bandar

Taman Bandar

12 km
from city center
17 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

The beautiful recreational park, Taman Bandar is situated in the Bandar Inder Mahkota in Kuantan. The garden provides a mesmerising lake view along with housing proper jogging pathways and exercising areas.

18. Cherating

Cherating

45 km
from city center
18 out of 18
places to visit in Kuantan

Cherating is a beautiful beach town in the city of Pahang, Malaysia. This town is a Malaysian seasonal destination famous for white-sand beaches, surfing and windsurfing. It is also home to Asia’s first Club Mediterranee, Club Med. Cherating's bay is an ideal spot for swimming most of the year, while surfing is popular during the monsoon months.

FAQs on Kuantan

How can I commute within Kuantan?

Commuting within Kuantan is quite effortless with the availability of buses, taxis and rental cars.

Taxi: Taxis can be found with ease around the city for both small and long distances. There is no meter system in Kuantan and it is recommended to fix the price beforehand with the taxi driver.

Bus: Rapid Kuantan, the local bus service in the town has a network of about 13 routes. The central hub is located at Terminal Makmur, the long distance bus terminal. The chief bus routes are, 200 to Teluk Cempedak Beach, 303 to Terminal Sentral Kuantan, 400 to Pekan and 500 to Sungai Lembing. The buses run at a frequency of 30 minutes to 1 hour.

Cars: For rental cars, the visitors can contact the operators present at many places within the city. The major operators are concentrated around Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport where you can find cars ranging from micro cars to large people movers at decent rates.  
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What are the top sightseeing places in Kuantan?

The top sightseeing places in Kuantan are Teluk Chempedak, Sungai Pandan Waterfall, Masjid Sultan Ahmad Shah, East Coast Mall, Taman Esplanade Kuantan, Mini Zoo Park Teruntum.
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