Interesting Places In Malaysia
Handicraft Village and Craft Museum is located in the heart of Kota Bharu's cultural zone, the Handicraft Village is a walking distance from the Istana Balai Besar and the Buluh Kubu Bazaar. It is easily accessible from Jalan Sultan and Jalan Hilir Kota.
Visitors to the Cultural Centre will be treated to activities such as kite-flying contests, which is also known as wau, top, which is also known as gasing, spinning competitions, puppets shadow plays, which is also known as wayang kulit, traditional Malay dance and band performances.
The adjacent Handicraft Village provides visitors the chance to see just how these crafts are made. Demonstrations of traditional embroidery, songket weaving, batik printing, silver work and wood carving are carried out by skilled artisans. Their products are also on sale at the centre.