Bukit Puteri

Bukit Puteri (the hill of the Princess) or Princess hill, covered an area of 0.688 hectares and is 200 meters in heights, is situated just beside the Istana Maziah and the General Post Office in Kuala Terengganu City Centre(KTCC) and forming a nice scenic background of Kuala Terengganu which overseer the Sungai Terengganu river mouth.

Bukit Puteri is a hill with many legend and history which is well renowned since well before the reign of Sultan Zainal Abidin I (1724-1733), the first sultan of Terengganu till today. There are many stories of on how the hill got its name. Still it very certain that the name of Bukit Puteri have existed long before the 16th century as the earlier written record had recorded that during the rule of Megat Seri Rama who was sent as representative to Datok Bendahara Pahang Saujana from Johor, who died in 1697,the hill was already known as Bukit Puteri.

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