Traditional crafts, handmade souvenirs and beautiful fabrics are among the assortment of items that await avid shoppers. Fabrics include songket (a silk brocade) as well as batik. Aside from the traditional sarong, batik is also fashioned as pareos, beach wear, bags and scarves. The keris or Malay dagger is a unique item available in pewter and brass. Watching how these traditional weapons are made is a fascinating experience.
Among the popular shopping spots in Kuala Terengganu are:
• Pasar Payang Central Market, Kuala Terengganu
• Noor Arfa Craft Complex, Chendering, Kuala Terengganu
• Sutera Semai Complex, Chendering, Kuala Terengganu
• Wanisma Tembaga, Kuala Terengganu.