The space-age design of old Sultan Ahmad 1 Mosque consisted of a big dome and a rocket like minaret, was built in 1962 to replace the old wooden one in Wall Street (now Mahkota Road). The mosque was an elaborate of fifty metres dome in diameter rests on the continuous concrete ring held by the curved concrete wall and columns. It was the most prominent of rare geodesic dome house of worship built across Pahang.
Places To Go
Also known as Teluk Chempedak, the beach is approximately 5km away from Kuantan town and it is the perfect beach to unwind and to spend some leisure time with your family members during the evening. It is also a good place for water sports activities such as swimming, jet-skiing, surfing and even sun bathing.
The mini zoo is located in Taman Teruntum, a recreational park at Kuantan. What’s special about the zoo is that the entrance is free and it's suitable for a day out with kids. Decent range of wildlife can be found here and visitors can purchase pellets at an affordable price to feed some of the animals here.
To unwind yourself from busy day, Taman esplanade is the best place to relaxing and peaceful park located beside the main road and sungai pahang. People who visiting Kuantan never miss this place to see sunset and the beauty of boats cruising in and out of the canal. Boat ride is available at affordable price at this place.
Scenic Seaside Park with a jogging path, playground & pond with water lilies, plus food vendors