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Johor

 

Royal Abu Bakar Mosque

Johor, strategically situated at the south of Malaysia, has much to offer travelers with its rich history, colourful culture, shopping and entertainment attractions. The state capital of Johor, Johor Bahru city, which is connected to Singapore by road and rail, has a wide range of shopping attractions. Its proximity to Singapore makes Johor Bahru an ideal place for Singaporeans to shop. All of which will make ones' holiday in Johor an exhilarating and pleasurable adventure. Johor Bahru also has a broad variety of interesting sites such as the Sultan Ibrahim Building (historical building), the Royal Abu Bakar Museum, the Bukit Serene Palace, the Royal Mausoleum, the Sultan Abu Bakar Monument, the Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque and many more.


Shopping

Shopping in Johor can be a great experience for visitors as Johor offers the best in shopping needs. Shopping Complexes are located all around the city, such as the Holiday Plaza, Lien Hoe Complex, Carrefour, Makro, Plaza Pelangi, Plaza Kotaraya, Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak, the new Kompleks Pusat Bandar, commonly known as City Square and many more. Here, visitors will be able to purchase everything from handicrafts to electronic goods. They should also visit the Duty Free Trade Zone located in the city for the best prices on alcohol and tobacco. 

Shopping Centre

Golfing

Golfing
The state of Johor also offers an excellent range of golf clubs throughout the state with nearly 30 courses for golfers to choose from. Some of these golf courses have 54 holes while a few others offer night golfing.


Underwater World

Islands
Pulau Tengah, Pulau Tinggi, Pulau Pemanggil, Pulau Rawa, Pulau Besar, Pulau Sibu and Pulau Aur offer visitors natural activities such as diving, snorkeling, jungle trekking, or just laying in the sun. These magical islands are mostly uninhabited and visitors have the chance to see rich marine life, white sandy beaches, and best of all, exotic coral reefs. Visitors who wish to visit these islands may do so by going to the town of Mersing, located 135 kilometres from Johor Bahru. The town serves as a staging point to the islands where visitors can catch the ferry service.


Forest parks
Forest parks are also available to nature lovers. The Endau Rompin National Park is the largest among the parks of Johor. Here, visitors will be able to see the tropical flora and fauna the large park has to offer. Other forest parks within the state include the Gunung Pulai Recreational Forest, Gunung Ledang Recreational Forest, Gunung Arong Recreational Forest, Gunung Lambak Recreational Forest, Gunung Belumut Recreational Forest and Gunung Panti Recreational Forest. These forests offer visitors lush greenery and ravishing wilderness to meet the expectations of even the most experienced of ecotourist.

Adventure

Waterfall

Desaru
Desaru, located 8 km northeast of Johor Bahru is one of the most popular beaches in Johor, offering visitors all kinds of activities such as swimming, boating, canoeing fishing, snorkeling, golfing and jungle tracking.
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Kota Tinggi
Another interesting destination for travelers in Johor is the popular Kota Tinggi, located 56 kilometres from Johor Bahru. This place offers some very interesting tourist attractions in terms of beauty and history such as the renowned Kota Tinggi waterfalls and its continuous rush of cascading cool water and tropical surroundings. 


How to get there.....
Johor Bahru
is connected to the rest of Peninsular Malaysia by a good network of highways, trunk roads and railways. A road and rail link causeway used to be the only link to Singapore but there is now a second Link by bridge at Tanjung Kupang, 30 km from the town. The state's airport is located at Senai, 24 km from town. Taxis, stage buses and express coaches are available for travel within the city, as well as to the outlying areas and to other states. A regular express bus service as well as commuter trains ply between Johor Bahru and Singapore


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