The clock tower is one of the iconic landmark that will tell you you’re already in the capital of Kelantan, Kota Bharu. This clock tower is erected in the middle of the traffic circle also known as “roundabout”. The streets that points toward this roundabout are Jalan Sultan Ibrahim, Jalan Gajah Mati, Jalan Temenggong, Jalan Ismail and Jalan Hospital. This is one of the most busiest streets in Kota Bharu, Kelantan.
Istana Negeri is located in Kubang Kerian, a sub-district of the City of Kota Bharu. Istana is a Malay term for palace. This is the official residence of the Sultan of Kelantan and the royal family. Some important events that are being performed here are official appointments and enthronement ceremonies. The facade of this palace is quite big which can be easily seen along the street. The entire area is covered with high concrete fence. Cannonballs were also used to design both sides of the main gate. Plants are shaped into an extraordinary work of of art, a proof that Kelantanese are really talented when it comes to craftmanship. Since this is the official residence of the Sultan and royal family, no one can just easily enter the gate of this palace.