Jalan Wong Ah Fook, Johor Bahru
Walk around the place near Jalan Wong Ah Fook. There are lots of interesting buildings. As you walk, you would be able to pass by some places of interest like the Indian Temple, Sikh Temple, oldest Chinese Temple, the Government Building and many more.
This is a very busy road in downtown Johor Bahru. There are many interesting sights along this busy road. There are many local delicacies around here.
This place will be developed into a tourist attraction soon.
Go and explore for yourself !
Jalan Wong Ah Fook is the main thoroughfare of Johor Bahru city and is one of the busiest streets in town. As the central business district of JB, it is the center of trade and commerce with banks, shops and restaurants lining this street.
The City Square shopping mall is located here and is one the premier shopping malls in this city. Many money changers are also located along Jalan Wong Ah Fook. Opposite City Square is Plaza Seni, the place to take the taxi to Singapore.
This is one of the busiest street in Johor Bahru, named Wong Ah Fook , one of the important Chinese Kapitan in Johor Bahru, a man who helped developing Johor Bahru City.
Johor Bahru was founded in 1855 by Wong Ah Fook and Temenggung Daeng Ibrahim.
This street streched about 1-1,5 Km,south end is Iskandar Coastal Highway, and the north end is the AH2 Skudai Highway.
In this street can find almost anything here,from barber shops , kedai runcits ,food stalls, foot reflexology , street foods ( got medan selera also ), and several shopping malls like the Johor Bahru City Square.
Some famous streetfoods in JB within 10 minutes of walking distance from the point of reference City Square are : Annalakshmi, Hiap Joo, Kin Wah kopitiam, IT Roo, Salahuddin, Hua Mui, Kok Yow Yong, Ya Wang ,Ah Hua ,Sang Heng ,Kam Long and Meldrum Walk.(johorkaki.blogspot.com)
Not far from this Wong Ah Fook Street , there's a Hindu Temple the Arulmigu Rajamariamman Devasthanam,its possible to enter , but not during ceremonies.
Its worth to stroll along this street seeing things around.Business hour for shopping malls here is about 9-9.30 am until 9.00 pm.
Its hot during day time , so prepare to dress comfortably and wear walking shoes
Indian Temple along Jalan Wong Ah Fook. There are rows of stalls selling jasmine flowers for Hindu worshippers.