northern shoreline is famous for its beautiful beaches of golden sand
and deep blue seas. The Tanjung Bunga, Buta Ferringhi and Teluk Bahang
beaches offer expansive stretches of glittering sand interspersed with
secluded coves within the shelter of gigantic rocks. It is along this
famous coastline that resorts of international standard have sprouted
up, offering a host of water-based recreational facilities.
It was named after the Indian Muslim merchant, the "Kapitan Keling"
(headman) Caudeer Mohudeen who built it in the early 19th century. It
features an ocher yellow facade and dome-shaped minaret reflecting
Moorish Islamic influence.