Monday, December 09, 2013
Easily the most popular tourist spot in Kuala Terengganu, Pasar Payang is located beside the Terengganu River. You can find everything local and exotic in this massive market housed in modern building complete with a shopping arcade and car park. Feast your eyes on the wide array of traditional textiles like batik and songket, as well as brassware. You can also get fresh produce and local delicacies.
Pasar Payang is a must-visit for visitors to Terengganu. It is a favourite destination for tourists as this combination of a wet market and shopping arcade sells interesting local handicrafts like batik, brassware, brocade, songket, handicrafts and souvenir items alongside fresh local produce like fruits, vegetables and fish, or even the local delicacies such as the Keropok Lekor(crackers made from a mixture of fish and sago). It is a great shopping destination and an interesting sight. Renovation and upgrading of the market are underway transforming it into a modern yet convenient shoppers’ paradise.
Conveniently located in the prime business area, Pasar Payang is within walking distance from Dataran Shahbandar, Istana Maziah, Bukit Puteri and Bazaar Warisan in Jalan Zultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terengganu.
From the MBKT Bus Terminal, walk along Paya Keladi Business Centre, turn left and Paya Payang is right ahead.
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