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Tumpat Travel Tips

Tumpat, KelantanTumpat, Kelantan (30 April, 2017)

B. Melayu

Tumpat (GPS: 6.19852, 102.16941) is a small town just 15 km north of Kota Bharu in Kelantan. The administrative capital for the district of Jajahan Tumpat, it is noted the terminus of the East-Coast Line, the railway line linking Kelantan with the west coast of peninsula Malaysia. Tumpat is located on a flat plain comprising several river islands.

Today the chief attraction in Tumpat is its many Buddhist temples. Perhaps the most famous is Wat Phothivihan in Kampung Beruk, Tumpat. It has one of the biggest reclining buddha statues in Southeast Asia.

Map of Tumpat

The following are sights within the town of Tumpat. For sights in the vicinity, see the page on Jajahan Tumpat.

Sights in Tumpat

  1. Balai Polis Tumpat / Tumpat Police Station (GPS: 6.19898, 102.16935)
  2. Jabatan Perkhidmatan Veterinar Jajahan Tumpat / Tumpat District Veterinary Department (GPS: 6.19962, 102.16987)
  3. Kediaman Rasmi Ketua Jajahan Tumpat / Tumpat District Officer's Residence (GPS: http://www.timothytye.com/pics/0/06.gif)
  4. Mahkamah Majistret Tumpat / Tumpat Magistrate Court (GPS: 6.199, 102.16764)
  5. Majlis Daerah Tumpat / Tumpat District Council (GPS: 6.19995, 102.17072)
  6. Masjid Ismaili Bandar Tumpat (GPS: 6.19731, 102.17178)
  7. Pejabat Kebajikan Masyarakat Tumpat / Tumpat District Social Welfare Office (GPS: 6.19926, 102.16966)
  8. Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah Tumpat / Tumpat District Education Office (GPS: 6.19882, 102.16298)
  9. Pejabat Perikanan Daerah Tumpat / Tumpat District Fisheries Office (GPS: 6.19814, 102.17405)
  10. Pejabat Pos Tumpat / Tumpat Post Office (GPS: 6.19793, 102.16956)
  11. Pejabat Tanah dan Jajahan Tumpat / Tumpat Land and District Office (GPS: 6.19723, 102.17146)
  12. Perpustakaan Awam Cawangan Tumpat / Tumpat Branch Public Library (GPS: 6.19947, 102.16897)
  13. Rumah Api Tumpat / Tumpat Lighthouse (GPS: 6.20051, 102.1671)
  14. Sekolah Kebangsaan Seri Tumpat (1) / Seri Tumpat National School (1) (GPS: 6.19844, 102.16456)
  15. Sekolah Kebangsaan Tumpat / Tumpat National School (GPS: 6.19884, 102.16369)
  16. Taman Tengku Mahkota / Tengku Mahkota Park (GPS: 6.19999, 102.16951)
  17. Tumpat Railway Station (GPS: 6.199, 102.16764)

Jajahan Tumpat

Most of the interesting sights of Tumpat is located in Jajahan Tumpat, the district surrounding the town. Get to know them here.


How to go to Tumpat

From Kota Bharu, take the Sultan Yahya Bridge across the Kelantan River, and head along the Kota Bharu - Pengkalan Kubor road (Route 134) until Kampung Bendang, then turn right at the junction to Route D23. Follow the signboard towards Tumpat.

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Dalam Rhu, TumpatDalam Rhu (GPS: 6.198069, 102.165979) is a main road and settlement Tumpat close to the sea. (30 April, 2017)

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