Muar Travel Guide

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Muar Things to Do

  • folk dancing

    after 9 to 5 work,at 8 driving to the town (jalan meriam) 2nd floor,all the womens gathering together dancing along with chinese & english tunes,sometimes even line dancing,malay zapin,india song.its wonderful,good health for the mamas.really enjoy. all the mamas or ladies must come for these exciting exercise instead of watching tv. ok? join us...

  • Coffee Tasting (Sai Kee 434)

    Muar actually have several good coffee factories and Sai Kee 434 & Hwee Jian are two of the more famous ones. You can simply hop into any coffee shop and asking for Kopi-Kow (thick) and if the coffee shop is using Sai Kee's Coffee Powders, you will sure to like it.Most coffee shops here also serve steam/toast bread. If you see loafs of bread...

  • Sultan Ismail Bridge

    Sultan Ismail Bridge is the gateway to highway 5 which leads you towards Melaka.The other direction will be back to Batu Pahat and Johor Bahru.The bridge will bring you across the Sungai Muar and the Straits of Melaka.We crossed the bridge in search of the famous Muar Mee Bandung.Sultan Ismail Bridge is the gateway to highway 5 which leads you...

  • Walk around the town

    It will be interesting to walk on foot around the town of Muar.Green, Pink, Blue and Yellow Streets - The street of Muar is colour coded. We walk around the street of Muar in search for a recommended coffee place after lunch.It will be a very useful reference if you need to find your way if you are not familiar with this town. You could just meet...

  • Otak-otak

    Otak-otak is made by mixing fish paste (usually mackerel) with a mixture of spices including chillies, garlic, shallots, turmeric, lemon grass and coconut milk. The mixture is then wrapped in a leaf that has been softened by steaming, then grilled or steamed.My birth place, Muar is particularly famous for it.Long before my peer is consists of...

  • Fried Ghost (aka Yau Char kwai aka You...

    Whenever I see yau char kwai, I sure cannot resist but to buy some and eat them right away. It's best for coffee break, you can dip the fried ghost into your thick hot coffee and it sure tastes nice.Chinese can find so many usage for yau char kwai, coffee companion for one; we dipped them into congee, into bah-kut-teh. I even see yau char kwai...

  • Color-coded Town of Muar

    In Muar, the streets are all being color-coded. Doesn't matter what is your company trade mark color, so long your lot fall under green lane, you're green kind of thing. The advantage is if your friends are loss driving into the wrong street, you just have to ask them what color street they are at. Of course the tourist map must label the colors...

  • Pre-War (or Post-War)... no need to...

    One of the things that really attract visitors to this simple town are rows of well preserved pre-war buildings that still dominate the town's architecture. The age of most buildings can be easily identified since the dates of completion were cast on the buildings' exterior (middle top panel). These buildings are the magnets, the drawing powers...

  • Bokman Begins

    In the beginning ... (sorry, just want to stage my birth here)Many of my friends laugh their heads off when they found out I was born in a car, trapped in traffic jam, then the car broke down at the toll booth on a newly completed bridge of Muar, namely Sultan Ismail Bridge. Some even compare my birth like Jesus in the manger, and me on the bridge....


Muar Hotels

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  • Riverview Hotel

    My stay in this hotel for one night is really a nightmare. Horrible stay!! The room? Suck!! The...

  • Muar Traders Hotel

    No 16 Jalan Petrie, Muar, Johor, 84000, Malaysia

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

  • Townview Hotel

    60 Jalan Sisi, Muar, Johor, 84000, Malaysia

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Business

Muar Restaurants

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  • Chill Out!

    Local & fusion, value for $, great ambience both in door and al fresco, nice place to have a meal and drinks while relaxing with family or friends. Nasir Lemak (tasty sambal), Hot Plate Chicken (love the sauce)

  • Great local coffee place with free wifi.

    The elephant bean cafe is a place where i came a couple of times when i was in Muar, both to have coffee and to eat.This is mainly a coffee place, but like most coffee places in Malaysia they also serve light meals which is what i prefer in the tropical heat.their coffee was absolutely excellent and i was quite happy with the food i had there...

  • Local Food

    Kim San Public Cooked-Food Market is located along Hunger Street aka 'tam chiak kuey'. This street is situated along Jln Ali and Jln Haji Abu.There are lots of food to choose from.We ordered, wanton noodles, satay, otah and there was a whole table of food.

  • Delicious Satay

    We tried 4 types of satay - pork, chicken, small intestines and cockles. We also ordered ketupat (compressed rice). The satays were well marinated and juicy. Besides this stall, there were other stalls which we ordered the otak and wanton (dumpling) noodles. I noticed that almost every table would order the wanton noodles. It tasted quite good...

  • Bak Kut Teh

    According to a food guide, this shop has been operating for 20 years. The locals call it Long Ji in Mandarin. Their main dish is bak kut teh or herbal pork ribs soup served in a claypot. The dark herbal soup consists of pork ribs, fried bean curb, pork intestines, straw mushrooms and button mushrooms. We ordered bak kut tek for 4 persons, sambal...

  • Seafood Restaurant

    It's quite a big restaurant in Muar. The locals call this restaurant "Jing Jing" in Mandarin. It's about 10 mins drive from Classic hotel. There were 8 of us and the dinner cost about RM180.00. The overall food was quite good. I enjoyed the garlic prawns, herbal pig trotters and asparagus with scallops. However, their supposed famous snakehead fish...


Muar Nightlife

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  • Nice cafe with a young vibe.

    I went to the little cafe one night cause i noticed taht they served nice light meals and that they had free wifi.So i spend a while there answering emails before ordering dinner which was a nice chicken dish.I had a couple of beers with it and coffee by the end and the price was very resonable.The place was mostly frequented by a young clientele...

  • Nitelife like an old times....

    There are nothing much you can say about Muar town. As we know Muar is an old city which famous with the old colonial building (like Muar Court House, Police Station and etc)During night, food is one of the best thing you can do in Muar. First is at Jalan Bentayan Bus Station. You can find a lot of various food from eastern and continental to...

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Muar Transportation

  • Bus to Muar (Bandar Maharani)

    Bus to Muar:From KLIA, you can go to the Main Central (Puduraya Bus Station) Kuala Lumpur then there are a lot of Express Bus going to Muar for every hour. It takes 2 hour journey from KL to Muar town area.From Singapore, you can take a bus to Malacca (2 1/2 hours) and from Malacca, the town bus also can reach to Muar for about 1 hour.

  • Roundabout

    When you come to this roundabout, this will be the gateway to the other parts of Johor.The roads will lead to Batu Pahat/Johor Bahru, Tg Emas, Pusat Bandar, Melaka/Yong Peng.Do choose the correct road or you will to drive a distance before you find your next-turn.

  • Don't Forget Insurance

    If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.

Muar Shopping

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    Wetex Parade: The Store

    by imstress Written Aug 5, 2006

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    Wetex Parade is found in the city centre of Muar.

    The anchor tenant is The Store which has a few levels of shopping from household products, cosemetics, clothings, toys.

    Other than The Store, there are many other shops in this complex selling CD, eye wear, shoes, bags, Food Court and fast food restaurant.

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Muar Local Customs

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    Chuan Chuan Association

    by imstress Written Aug 5, 2006

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    There are many associations setted up by the Chinese. The association is where the clans or members meet together.

    Chuan Chuan Association has a very magnificant building. There are red lanterns hanged all over the building. It is located near the food street where we parked our car there before we had our lunch.

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    • Historical Travel
    • Arts and Culture
    • Architecture

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Muar Off The Beaten Path

  • Where's The Hospital?

    This is just an information if emergency cases happens during your travel here in Muar, the government hospital is situated in the Muar town and it is very easy to locate. Hospital Muar also being known as Hospital Pakar Sultanah Fatimah.It has 550 bed strength and services provided are Medical, Surgical, O&G, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics,...

  • bukit mor

    bukit mor is a small hill can easily climb up in 2 hours timelocation bukit mor, parit jawa, muar, johor malaysia

  • gunung ledang - mount ophir

    gunung ledang (1276m) highest in johor statelocation - sagil, muar, johor, malaysiafrom muar cross the muar bridge towards tangkak direction, bout 45 minutes car drivesfrom highway to tangkak toll, turn right to the tangkak town,from tangkak town is about 15minutes car drive towards segamat directionu will passby a small town call sagil, and the...


Muar Sports & Outdoors

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    Kelab Golf Tanjong Emas

    by chiabh Updated Jul 17, 2008

    Kelab Golf Tanjong Emas is the only golf course in Muar... It is a 9-hole course and located in the residential area and green area of the town... The par-35 course plays to 2,763m from the blue tees... The fairway is of cow grass and the course is well maintained... The fairways are shady by the side with old trees lining the fairway... It is rather cool, even in the afternoon sun, with the cool breeze blowing from the sea... The course has its fair share of water hazards and is not easy course to play...

    Equipment: The clubhouse is clean with a good golfers terrace for food and drinks after a game... There are also men and ladies changing rooms which are not really used regularly as can be seen with dust accumulating on the benches and lcokers...

    Turfmates are provided at RM31.50 for 18-holes and RM21 for 9-holes play (for non-members)... The green fee is also RM31.50 for 18-holes and RM21 for 9-holes...

    hole #2 green... hole #3 fairway... by the beach ~ hole #5 teebox... the clubhouse...
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Muar Favorites

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  • Theravadin center in Muar, Johor

    Hi, i am now already in muar for more than 6 months.... and great thing that i found a small Theravadin group... not much activity.... but we have sunday school for chirldren every sunday 10am - 12.00....

  • The Royal and Customs & Exercise...

    The Royal and Customs & Exercise Building is situated along Jalan Maharani. It is near the Sultan Ismail Bridge where the other side of Muar is and towards Melaka.This building is located just opp Sai Kee coffeeshop where we have our coffee break.This mosque looking building was built in 1909.

  • Muar River

    Parameswara was here, so was Joo. Alexander the Great's descendant, Mr.Parameswara, the founder of Melaka Empire 1402, he was here, but I don't know what exactly he did here, history recorded so, I told you so. Parameswara is a superhuman, his soul still live in Malaysia, the yellow color on the flag of Malaysia was his.


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