Johor Bahru is a city right next to Singapore. It boasts the second largest population after the capital Kuala Lumpur and is one of the major cities in Malaysia. Land development is remarkable in the urban area where skyscrapers are lined up, and economic development is progressing. Johor Bahru is the third largest city after Kuala Lumpur and Penang, and has become the center of Malaysia’s economy. There are many attractions such as museums and natural parks.
- Sightseeing spot 1 : Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque
- Sightseeing spot 2 : Johor bahru Zoo
- Sightseeing spot 3 : Tanjung Piai National Park
- Sightseeing spot 4 : Chinese Heritage Museum
- Sightseeing spot 5 : The Malay Cultural Village Sdn Bhd
- Sightseeing spot 6 : Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple
- Sightseeing spot 7 : Pasar Malam
- Sightseeing spot 8 : Legoland Malaysia
- Sightseeing spot 9 : Endau-Rompin National Park
- Sightseeing spot 10 : Pulau Tinggi
- Sightseeing spot 11 : Pantai Desaru
- Sightseeing spot 12 : City Square
Johor Bahru is located along the border with Singapore.
Johor Bahru was an unknown land until the Middle Ages. Johor was built in the early 16th century by Sultan Muhammad Shah, the last king of the Malacca kingdom. Most of the Malay Peninsula has become a British colony, but Johor remains independent and follows its own path. After becoming the Malaysian Federation, Johor Bahru became a strategic point in the south of Malaysia.
Johor Bahru is very hot in the summer but very warm in the winter. Temperatures range from 20 ° C to 35 ° C throughout the year.
The official language is Malay, and English is also understood.
Johor Bahru is one of the safest cities in Malaysia. It is a safe place because many wealthy people live there. However, please be careful as there are pickpockets aimed at tourists.
Malaysia is a multi-ethnic country. Malays are the most common at 65%, but there are also Chinese and Indians.
Johor Bahru is a major city in Malaysia, so the economy is very well developed. As land development progresses and the number of resort areas increases, the number of tourists is increasing and the tourism industry is becoming stronger.
Malaysia has the largest number of Muslims. There are also Buddhists and Hindus.
Ringgit is used in Malaysia.
Sightseeing spot 1 : Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque
The most beautiful wooden mosque in Malaysia. It took eight years to complete in 1900 at the behest of King Abu Bakar of Johor. It can accommodate as many as 2000 followers at one time.
Sightseeing spot 2 : Johor bahru Zoo
It is one of the oldest zoos in Asia. You can see animals such as lions, elephants, orangutans and tigers. It’s a zoo that isn’t that big.
Sightseeing spot 3 : Tanjung Piai National Park
It is a national park centered on the southernmost cape of the Eurasian continent. The mangrove forest spreads out, and you can stroll around the park while walking along the corridor. Wild animals also live there.
Sightseeing spot 4 : Chinese Heritage Museum
A museum where you can learn about the history of Chinese people coming to Malaysia. There is also a shop inside the building, where you can find materials and books on Malaysian history.
Sightseeing spot 5 : The Malay Cultural Village Sdn Bhd
Malay Ethnic Village is a place to introduce Malaysian people. The shop also sells batik-dyed accessories and traditional crafts, so it is recommended to buy them as souvenirs.
Sightseeing spot 6 : Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple
It is a Hindu temple. The interior is made of mirror mosaic and is very clean. Statues of Christ and Buddha are also enshrined.
Sightseeing spot 7 : Pasar Malam
The night market in Johor Bahru is very popular with tourists. It is held here and there every day from Monday to Sunday. Not only food but also shirts and accessories are available so you can buy souvenirs.
Sightseeing spot 8 : Legoland Malaysia
Legoland in Johor Bahru opened in 2012. It has the largest water park in Legoland around the world and is popular with tourists.
Sightseeing spot 9 : Endau-Rompin National Park
Endau Rompin National Park is a rainforest reserve. Many rare animals and plants inhabit the vast site. You can also enjoy going down the Endau and Rompin rivers.
Sightseeing spot 10 : Pulau Tinggi
You can enjoy marine sports on Tinggi Island. Hiking and trekking are also possible on the island, so it is an island that tourists often come to.
Sightseeing spot 11 : Pantai Desaru
It is the most popular beach in Johor Bahru. Many people play sand on the beach during the day and enjoy swimming.
Sightseeing spot 12 : City Square
City Square is a shopping complex that connects to the Singapore border. There are more than 300 stores, and you can look around as many as you like.
Johor Bahru has plenty of accommodation. Senai International Airport is nearby. Tickets and accommodations can be booked from the link below. It also supports other languages.