Explore Johor Baru downtown - most southern area , oldest downtown ; discover interesting place and old famous food at the most southern of Johor Bahru.
JB district : Johor Baru Downtown , Danga Bay , Stulang , Majidee , Uda , Larkin , Tampoi
Explore South Johor Baru - The main city centre is located on the southern part of the city which has a link to Singapore via the causeway.It is an area with some housing estates which have been around for more than three decades.
Explore south johor baru local food culture at JB Night Market :
Every night : JB.Bazar
Monday : Kg.Melayu.Majidee , Taman.Abad
Tuesday : Bukit Chagar , Taman.Pelangi , Taman.kobena , Taman.Sri.Bahagia
Wednesday : Taman.Bayu.Puteri , Taman.Suria , Ungku.Mohsin
Friday : Kg.Bakar.Batu , Kampung.Setanggi , Bandar.Baru.Uda
Saturday : Kg.Nong.Chik ,
Sunday : .Larkin , Kampung.Bendehara , Tmn.Gembira
JB Downtown : Komtar JBCC , City Square , Kota-Raya , Berjaya waterfront ( duty free zon )
Taman Pelangi : Leisure mall , Plaza Pelangi
Taman Sentosa : Plaza Sentosa
Taman Abad : KSL , Holiday Plaza
Taman Suria : Giant Suria
Larkin : Plaza Larkin , Larkin Bus Terminal Wet Market
Bandar Baru Uda : Angsana
Explore south Johor baru downtown attractions & popular shopping center area.
Find Home-stay , Guesthouse
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The Chingay Parade is an annual street parade held in Johor Bahru as part of Chinese New Year festivities started in the 19th century.
In chinese dialects Hokkien, Chingay (or Chin Gay) means “real art.” Initially, It is also known as the Parade of Deities.
It dated for 20-23rd in first month of Chinese lunar calendar.
Nestled in the leafy backyard of the majestic Grand Palace, the Johor Zoo is a popular weekend destination for local families.Explore more..
JB Angry Birds Activity Park located in the premises of KOMTAR JBCC. The state of the art activity park is easily accessible and offers a wide variety of fun games and attractions suitable for toddlers, kids, youth and parents alike..Explore more..
The JB Bazaar is well worth investigating just to enjoy the atmosphere of the place and selling all sorts of food and second hand used items, antique and more..Explore more..
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Sultan Ibrahim Building.
Built in 1940,located on top of Jalan Bukit Timbalan.It used to house the State Secretariat, the Menteri Besar's (Chief Minister) office, State Assembly Hall and the offices of the state government. The building is an architectural blend of British colonial, Malay and Saracenic elements. It has a distinctive, 64m-high Mughal-style tower.
Opened to the public from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. It is closed on weekends and public holidays.No Entrance Fee. Read more at wikipedia
Address: Jalan Bukit Timbalan, Johor Bahru.+6072666070 / +601137341088
Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque ( Masjid Jamek Sultan Abu Bakar )
Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque is the state mosque of Johor, Malaysia. Located along Jalan Skudai( JB Zoo nearby )
The mosque was constructed between 1892 and 1900, and open by Sultan Abu Bakar.
It is made of white marble and is a combination of Moorish and Victorian architecture.
Chinese Oldest Tao Temple
More than 130 years old,. this chinese Tao temple was built during the 19th Century by then Head of Ngee Heng Company led by Tan Hiok Nee and various Chinese community leaders.Every year in the first lunar month of 20-23rd, the Temple organizes its annual Chingay known as the Parade of Deities ( link to chingay local cultur pages ) read more at JB Chinese oldest Temple wikipedia , Chingay festival
Sri Raja Mariamman Temple
can be found in Johor Bahru downtown , located between Kota Raya Plaza shopping complex and the busy main street of Jalan Wong Ah Fook.
The temple features typical icons from Hindu pantheon, with the gatekeepers at building’s entrance among the most striking attractions.
Ttemple operated in 1922 as a simple shelter on land presented by the Sultan of Johor.
Church of the Immaculate Conception
Most historic and the oldest church of Johor Baru was built in year of 1927 by the late Rev. Fr. C. Saleilles, M. AP. The original church was built in year 1883 and was named as “Our Lady of Lourdes”. CIC JB is an active centre of Catholic life and prayer in the heart of Johor Bahru City.Try to get here for the Tamil feast of Pongal in mid-January, when an intriguingly colorful harvest festival service is held within the church.
Location : 9 Jalan Gereja, 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor. ( Double tree Hilton Hotel nearby )
Telephone : +6072243034 / +6072248490
Johor Art Gallery Museum
Built in 1910. The building at once became the base for Japanese Imperial Army during Japanese occupation of Malaya.The museum collected A collection of historical costumes, weapons, currency, manuscripts, ceramics and calligraphy scrolls are displaced here.
Art gallery opens everyday except Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. free of charge.
Royal Abu Bakar Museum
which is also known as the Grand Palace built in 1866 was made specially by His Royal Highness Sultan Abu Bakar, in the Renaissance style by local artists under the direction of a European architect. The furniture’s from the palace was all ordered from England by Sultan Abu Bakar in 1866.
Museum is open Thursdays through Saturdays from 9 am to 5 pm. with a small entrance fees. For more information, please call +6072230555 before visiting.
Kwong Siew Heritage Gallery
This building used to be a headquarters for Kwong Siew Clan Association which was established in 1878 by a prominent character in Johor Bahru called Wong Ah Fook.
its collected of priceless artifacts that record the transition process of Chinese immigrants to labour and settlers in Johor Bahru.
Entrance Fees : RM5 for adults, RM2 for children and students. Business Hour :9.00 am - 5.00 pm , Close on Monday Location : No. 24 Jalan Siu Nam, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor Malaysia. ( Merlin Tower nearby )`
Set to be the premier waterfront development in Johor Bahru, with residential properties ( Country Garden ), commercial buildings and recreational facilities. Among the attractions that have opened so far are: Danga World Theme Park, Danga World Petting Zoo and Rumah Limas. Danga bay is one of the hotest attractions in Johor Baru downtown.
Located at JL Kolam Ayer. Public park surrounding a large lake with pavilions, an open-air theater, rock sculptures, an independence monument, 2 bridges, two twin 2-storey white buildings, cannons and a clock tower. Free admission.
Cycling Around Johor Bahru
cycling to explore the fun and uniqueness of Downtown Johor Bahru. Rent your bike from Downtown Ride. cycling to explore Johor baru downtown ,discover local food culture.
Downtown Ride Website
South johor baru downtown local food culture & explore south johor baru attractions