Terengganu government takes effort to recover Pura Tanjung Sabtu

By TIN Media | Terengganu Published 4 years ago on 1 February 2020
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The Terengganu government examines proposals for the conservation of Pura Tanjung Sabtu which ensures that the building is full of treasures Malay tradition which was re-awakened.

State Tourism, Culture and Information Technology Committee chairman Ariffin Deraman said the council would hold discussions with stakeholders to manage the complex.

“The fact is that instead of the state government not knowing about this building, we already have information on it. However, it does require a lot of procedures to be refined.

“So far no decision has been made. We will try to see what we can do, ”he said when met by reporters during a survey at Pura Tanjung on Saturday.

The survey was also accompanied by the Director of the Terengganu State Tourism Department, Ab. Rasid Jusoh, Ivory Coast State Assemblyman (Ridguan Hashim) and Terengganu State Museum Board (LMNT) Director Che Muhamad Azmi Ngah.

A visit to the antique home that the visitor is focusing on also shows a deteriorating structure and some jewelry items have been lost and damaged.

Pura Tanjung Sabtu is a complex that houses several houses and palaces of Rajasthan and learned traditional Malay house and the castle was nearly 100 and 200 years old.

It got its name from a combination of the Sanskrit word 'Pura' meaning palace and 'Tanjung Sabtu' which is the name of the village where it was built.

The Tanjung Pura Saturday was built by the late YM Tengku Ismail YM Tengku Su in the early 90s. However, the buildings there are now obsolete and unmanageable after the owner passed away in 2011.


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