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Half-Day Johor Bahru Tour from Singapore
"Drive across the causeway to the second largest city located in the southern portion of Peninsular Malaysia Johor Bahru. The state has a population of approximately 1.7 million. Visit the Royal Abu Bakar Mosque which was constructed between 1892 and 1900 under the direction of Sultan Abu Bakar.Then drive along Lido Beach to Craft Town to observe batik painting for wall pictures and sarongs. This is followed by a visit to a Malay Cemetery and the exterior of Royal Mauseleom to learn the Muslim cul"""Enjoy a half-day trip to Johor Bahru capital of the State of Johor Malaysia which is linked to Singapore by a causeway. Visit the Royal Abu Bakar Mosque and explore nearby Kampong village. An English-speaking guide accompanies the trip from the checkpoint."
From SGD45.00
 
Private Tour: Malaysia Johore Bahru Half-Day Tour from Singapore
"Drive across the causeway linking Singapore and Malaysia. After immigration formalities we commence our tour of Johore Bahru with a visit to a handicraft center to observe batik painting. This is followed by a visit to Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque a Moorish-styled mosque that is strategically positioned on top of a hill overlooking the Straits of Johore Bahru. Built in 1900 and is one of the most beautiful mosques in Malaysia before arriving at a Kampong. The final stop will be at a Muslim cemetery with a view from the exterior The Royal Mausoleum an area where one can't help but appreciate the serene and tranquil atmosphere befitting a resting place for eternity. The Royal Mausoleum has been the final place for Royalty of Johore Bahru and the architecture is one of a fine unique and aesthetic design of yesterday. From here proceed back to Singapore."""
From SGD314.00
 
Private Tour: World War II Introduction on Singapore
"Take this tour to get a real understanding of what part Singapore played in World War 2. Feel free to ask your private chauffeur for more information on our city while you are on your way there.  We take you to the sites where the fierces Kranji War Memorial Ford Factory Singapore Museum (The Surrender Chambers) - tickets at your own expense Fort Canning Hill (last line of British Defense) and Changi Museum (During the Japanese Occupation / life of a POW) - tickets at your own expense."""Have you ever wondered what part Singapore played in World War 2? This is a great tour to help you understand what happened in this part of the world and is ideal to anyone with a slight interest to a history buff.title=Highlights&1=Private+tour+is+operated+with+just+your+party+and+a+guide%2Fdriver&2=Flexibility+to+customize+your+itinerary+to+your+own+preferences&3=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&4=Get+inside+tips+from+a+local&5=Hotel+pickup
From SGD330.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Johor Bahru

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Singapore Customs

Whether you are heading down from the north of Malaysia, or crossing over into Johor for a shopping trip, you need to be aware of customs. They are pretty relaxed on the Malaysian side, but Singapore...
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A Little Seedy

Johor Bahru has a bad reputation, but it didn't feel that bad, and better than Kuala Lumpur. I even managed to flag down a taxi that used the meter without having to be asked. That's a first for me in...
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Daring Robbers

I lived in Jb for a few years, and you really do have to watch your step!! We lived in an apartment block on the 15th floor, and one night I forgot to close a living room window,(well being 15 floors...
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NEVER speak with a stranger in JB

I was outside City Square Mall, holding my DSLR taking some shots of the traffic. Approached by a local man in mid 40s.He offered to bring me around the historical places in JB to shoot pictures..We...
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Deadly highway

Pasir Gudang Highway is the only main highway connecting Johor Bahru to the industrial city of Pasir Gudang. This stretch of highway built in 1980s is also one of the deadliest in the country. The...
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Cowboy Town

Local people of Johor calls the city also Cowboy Town. Be smart and stay out of Johor. Frequently we hear in Singapore that Singaporean people has been attacked with weapons during daylight time at...
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FYI changing100$ US Bills-the newer bills accepted

FYI- I was turned down by banks and money changers. Check your $100 bills, to make sure they are dated after 2003, apparently if they are older than that, then unacceptable...Also a lot of money...
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Beggars in town

Don't fall for the 'beggars' around JB. If you look properly, there's really nothing wrong with them. I believe they 'work' for a syndicate. They tend to flock along the road entering Singapore where...
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No empty car tank if driving from Singapore

As the price of gasoline in JB is considerably lower than Singapore due to Malaysian government subsidy and currency exchange, there is a sign alerting all Singaporean registered cars at Singapore...
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Be alert against crime

There has been damaging newspaper reports of high crime rate in JB in Singapore to discourage the Singaporeans who regularly flocked to JB for cheaper food and things to buy.Even Singapore taxi...
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ROBBED IN BROAD DAYLIGHT AT JB CITY SQUARE!

I hope to relate an unfortunateincident that happened to me in JB. Iwent to JB City Square on 19 Jul 07for a movie. After that at about 430pm I went to Marybrown to have a meal.I was sitting alone but...
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Beware of Mozzies

It really depends on which parts of Malaysia or JB that you visit. Generally around resort areas, the resorts themselves would usually do their fumugation. I was pretty badly bitten, however, when I...
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Crime Rate High

JB is not particularly a safe city to move about especially at night. Avoid dark and deserted places. Try moving in a group. As a rule, don't be nosey and it shall be alright. Be alert at all times....
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Irresponsible And Impatient Drivers!

Traffic Jams Do Not Only Occur In Singapore But Also In Johor Bahru Especially During Weekends Or School Holidays.Beware Of Some Irresponsible And Impatient Drivers (Regardless Whether They Are...
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Top Hotels in Johor Bahru

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Jalan Dato Sulaiman, Taman Century KB No. 779, Johor Bahru, Johor, 80990, Malaysia
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12 Jalan Ngee Heng, 80000
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No. 260, Jalan Dato Sulaiman, Taman Abad, 80250
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33 Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, Johor Bahru 80250, Malaysia
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Jalan Persiaran Golf Off Jalan Jumbo, Senai Johor, Johor Bahru, Johor, 81250, Malaysia
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18, Jalan Harimau, Taman Century, Johor Bahru, Johor, 80250, Malaysia
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Top Things to Do in Johor Bahru

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Sri Mariamman Temple

There's not much to see in this neighborhood, so the splash of color from this temple is a welcome sight. It also serves as a useful reference point since many of the other buildings have a bland...
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Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque

Johor's state mosque is possibly its finest building - a gleaming white blend of Victorian English and Islamic architecture that overlooks the straits to Singapore. It sits atop a small hill allowing...
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Zoo

A rather sad, languid zoo, where the animals were not exactly mistreated, but neither looked after very well. They looked rather hot and bored. Some of the animals didn't seem suited to the hot, humid...
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Chinese Heritage Museum

The Chinese Heritage Museum in Johor Bahru is set over three and a half floors of an old shop house, and tells the story of the ancient Chinese societies in Johor (which some people thought of as...
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Istana Besar

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...
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Jalan Wong Ah Fook

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...
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Top 5 Johor Bahru Writers

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A2002

"Selamat Datang!!! A Very Warm Welcome!!!"
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bkoon

"Johor Bahru - A PLACE I CALL MY HOME"
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imran8852

"Johor Darul Ta'zim"
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imstress

"Day Trips to Johor Bahru"
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SLLiew

"JB - Johor Bahru City"
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