"When in the two most Islamic..." Malaysia Local Custom Tip by afcone

Malaysia Local Customs: 200 reviews and 174 photos

When in the two most Islamic states of Malaysia, Terranganu and Kelantan, please be respectful and cover up. Some other travellers told us they found the people in Kota Bharu rude, but all of them had wandered around in shorts + T-shirts. When we visited, we all wore shirts and trousers, and found the local people to be the friendliest we'd met in Malaysia - one of them bought us an entire meal just to talk to him about British politics!

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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