Yes, the museum has lots of the sultan's treasures, but it was nice to find there, in a great mixture of artifacts, a popular musical instrument from my small country, in the other side of the world.... more
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,... more
If there's one thing we really appreciate in Johor is this museum, which houses a good collection of royal heirloom, impressive rare artefacts and a good record of the history of the States's Royal... more
It takes a master to make sure that every detail is properly emphasised. The final product is something that you'll be proud to display at home. The guide mentioned that there should be at least a... more
The museum occupies the Istana Besar (or Grand Palace) which was specially commissioned in 1864 by the late Sultan Abu Bakar (commonly known as the Father of Modern Johor)... It was completed in... more
If you want close encounters with the tigers, then this zoo is for you. For me it's really scary like there's this one tiger whose cage's door is so small and only locked by a small yale. The tiger... more
The Sri Mariamman Hindu temple is located just a few hundred meters west of the Central Market area, and just north of the waterfront area. This appears pretty typical of other Hindu Temples I saw in... more
This landmark building is the most distinctive in downtown JB. It was built in 1940 and combines traditional Malay with an almost art deco architecture. Today, it serves as the main Government Center... more
A old Chinese temple located at the heart of Johor Bahru. If you appreciate heritage from last generation of Chinese in JB, this is a great place for you to visit.
You can get advice from 5 gods that... more
Dataran Bandaraya has been the spot for many important events in JB since 1994... The landmark clock tower was built to commemorate the proclaimation of JB as a city in January 1994... Since its... more
The Johor Art Gallery houses various art collections, artefacts and many items closely related to Johor's Malay heritage since its establishment in 1993... In 1999 the gallery was established as the... more
The State Secretariat Building -- also known as Bangunan Sultan Ibraham -- is a massive gray building that dominates JB's skyline. It's communist-style architecture don't fit in with the Islamic motif... more
Johor Bahru, belonging to the state of Johor (Negeri Johor), is situated at the Southern tip of Peninsula Malaysia, just across the Straits of Johor from Singapore, connected by land. Johor Bahru is...
Johor Bahru has become a bustling city over the years. Standard of living is quite high too, as compared to other cities in Malaysia.
There's not much places of interest in Johor Bahru but it is a......