Istana Jahar
Istana Jahar

The Istana Jahar was a royal residence in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia.

It was built in 1855 by Sultan Muhammad II of Kelantan for his grandson Long Kundur. The palace has a pentagon-shaped porte-cochère with the first floor balcony from which members of the royal family could watch ceremonies held in front of the palace.

Today, the palace houses the Museum of Royal Traditions and Customs of Kelantan.

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Coordinates: 6°07′54.3″N 102°14′13.9″E / 6.131750°N 102.237194°E / 6.131750; 102.237194