"Kuantan, Malaysia" Kuantan by Mez77
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Kauntan has a population of around 140,000. As a tourist centre I wouldn't recommend a trip here as there was really nothing unique that couldn't be seen in the rest of the country. There are more tourist resorts about 50km north of Kuantan near the town of Cherating, including Club Med. Cherating, is popular with backpackers, has a lovely clean beach with swaying palms.
One thing that impressed me in Kauntan was the Sultan Ahmad Shah Mosque. It is right in the centre of the town. It has blue and white decoration with marble interior and blue and yellow stained glass windows. It was amazing that the mosques were so beautiful with such intricate detail, when the rest of the buildings in town looked very run down.
- Pros:Nice beaches, loved some spicy food
- Cons:Driving is an 'experience', the smell.
- In a nutshell:I'm sure there are better places to visit in Malaysia
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