Johor Bahru was founded in 1855 as Iskandar Puteri when the Sultanate of Johor came under the influence of Temenggong Daeng Ibrahim. The area was renamed “Johor Bahru” in 1862 and became the capital of the Sultanate when the Sultanate administration centre was moved there from Telok Blangah.

Johor Bahru is capital of Johor, sits on the southern coast, facing the Straits of Johor. It is the southernmost city in the Malay Peninsula.Johor Bahru was formerly known as Tanjung Puteri. Now it is a part of Iskandar Malaysia, the country’s second largest metropolitan area.A causeway spans the straits, connecting Johor Bahru to the neighbouring city-state and international travel hub of Singapore.

Johor Bahru is known for the glitter of its nightlife and variety of its retail outlets, many of which are clustered along Jalan Wong Ah Fook, the main boulevard of the city’s central business district.It also houses the ceremonial seat of the Johor Monarch, Istana Besar or The Grand Palace, one of the historical attractions in the city within which The Royal Abu Bakar Museum is located.

According to the information we had collected, things can do at JOHOR BAHRU as below.


  1. Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple
  2. Danga Bay
  3. Dataran Bandaraya
  4. Holy Light Church
  5. ICT Garden MBJB
  6. Jalan Wong Ah Fook
  7. Johor Bahru Sentral Railway Station
  8. Johor Bahru State Place
  9. Johor Old Chinese Temple
  10. Kampung Sungai Melayu
  11. Kota Iskandar
  12. Masjid India Muslim
  13. PERSADA International Convention Centre
  14. Puteri Harbour
  15. Sri Raja Mariamaman Temple
  16. Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque
  17. Sultan Ibrahim Building (State Secretariat Building)
  18. Tan Hiok Nee heritage Street
  19. Tan Sri Dato Haji Hassan Yunos Stadium

Museum & Zoo

  1. Chinese Heritage Museum
  2. Hakka Cultural Centre
  3. Johor Art Gallery (Galeri Seni)
  4. Johor Zoo
  5. Kite Museum
  6. Kota Tinggi Museum (Muzium Kota Tinggi)
  7. Kwong Siew Heritage Gallery
  8. Malay Culture Village
  9. MAWAR Gallery
  10. Mini Kuso Trick Art Gallery
  11. Muzium Tokoh Johor
  12. Pasir Gudang Kite Museum
  13. Royal Abu Bakar Museum

Nature & Park

  1. Gunung Panti
  2. Hutan Bandar Recreational Park
  3. Little Play Loft Imaginative PlayGym
  4. Noah’s Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary
  5. Pasir Gudang – TS Wonderland Indoor Water Park
  6. Pulai Waterfall
  7. Pulau Kukup National Park
  8. Taman Merdeka
  9. Tristan Park
  10. UTM Equine Park

Water & Amusement Park

  1. Angry Birds Activity Park
  2. Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park
  3. KSL Dinosaur Alive Water Theme Park
  4. Legoland Malaysia
  5. Puteri Harbour Satellite Clubhouse
  6. Sanrio Hello Kitty Town
  7. The Little Big Club
  8. Tiram Indoor Water Park


  1. 5D Mini Motion Cinema
  2. AOV Paintball & ATV
  3. Archery Combat Game
  4. Cluedos Sdn Bhd
  5. Crime Scene
  6. Dynamic Paintball(Kampung Pok Kecil/Danga City Mall)
  7. Escape Room Johor
  8. Fanpekka
  9. Fullwolves Boardgames Café
  10. Laser Battle(Laser Tag)
  11. LOST in JB
  12. Permas Go-Kart Circuit
  13. Real Escape
  14. Rockworld
  15. Run Solution
  16. Zoom Park

Outdoor Activities & Festival

  1. Austin Heights Golf & Hotel Resort
  2. Austin Hills Country Club
  3. Coastal Paddle
  4. Daiman 18 Golf Club
  5. Downtown Ride
  6. Forest City – Pulau Satu – Stand Up Paddle
  7. Horizon Hills Golf and Country Club
  8. IOI Palm Villa & Country Club (Near Senai Airport)
  9. Pasir Gudang – Amigos Horse Riding
  10. Pasir Gudang World Kite Festival
  11. Permas Jaya Golf Club
  12. Ponderosa Golf Course
  13. Poresia Golf Club & Resort
  14. Sebana Cove Resort
  15. Senai – Le Grandeur Palm Resort (ATV adventure)
  16. Starhill Golf & Country Club
  17. Stulang Laut
  18. Tanjong Puteri Golf Resort
  19. The Legends Golf & Country Resort
  20. Twin Peaks Dive Centre
  21. Ulu Tiram – Dirt Bike Riding
  22. Ulu Tiram – Tristan Park (ATV adventure)


  1. AEON Mall Tebrau City (Jusco Tebrau City)
  2. Angsana JB Mall
  3. Ayu Best Buy Shop
  4. Bazar Karat
  5. Cosway Setia Tropika
  6. Galleria at Kotaraya
  7. Gent Utopia
  8. Giant Plentong Mall
  9. Holiday Plaza Mall
  10. Johor Bahru City Square
  11. Kiah Tart
  12. Kilang Bateri
  13. Komtar JBCC
  14. KSL City Mall
  15. Mall of Medini
  16. Mini Kuso Trick Art Gallery
  17. Miss Ireen Hand . Vintage . Ethnic
  18. Mydin Mall
  19. Pasar Malam
  20. Plaza Angsana
  21. RM2 KING
  22. Sutera Mall
  23. Sweet Life
  24. Tesco Extra Mutiara Rini
  25. Toddy Coconut Wine Shop

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