Islamic Civilization Park
Taman Tamadun Islam is an interactive journey of Islamic monuments of the world. It is an entertainment and educational destination. Located on Pulau Wan Man (Wan Man Island) in Kuala Terengganu, the 23-hectares Park is part of a project under the East Coast Economic Region (ECER) to further boost Kuala Terengganu as a waterfront city.
The Islamic Civilisation Park is divided into two zones: the Islamic Civilisation Complex and the Public Zone. The Islamic Civilisation Complex features the first theme park that glorifies the achievements of Islamic architecture.
The Complex has 21 replicas of famous historical Muslim complexes throughout the world, which is situated on 23 hectares of land. The main attractions of this theme park are five interactive monuments, namely Malaysia’s National Mosque, the Dome of the Rock of Palestine, the Sacred Mosque of Saudi Arabia (Masjidil Haram), Al-Hambra Citadel of Spain and the Taj Mahal of India.
Some of the highlights at the complex the Kalyan Minaret of Uzbekistan, Abu Nasr Shrine of Afghanistan, Samarra Winding Minaret of Iraq, Mohd Ali Mosque of Cairo, Qairawan Great Mosque of Tunisia, Agadez Great Mosque of Nigeria, Aleppo Citadel of Syria, Kul Syarif Mosque of Russia and Minaret of Xian, China.
Another unique attraction is the Crystal Mosque – icon for the Islamic Civilisation Park and a new landmark for Kuala Terengganu.
The unique mosque made of crystal shine glass and steel was officially opened by His Majesty Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin on 8 February 2008.
How to get there
By taxi, public transport
Regular shuttles from the city centre to the Park will be operational sometime in early April. Meanwhile, taxi services are available from the city centre to the Park.
By penambang boat
Alternatively, visitors can take the “Penambang” boat or a cruise boat from the Shahbandar Jetty to Tok Ku Paloh Jetty located in the Park itself.