Johor Bahru

Everything you Need to Know about Johor Bahru

The capital city of Johor State is a favourite haunt for visitors from Singapore via the Causeway, and is fondly referred to as ‘JB’. Rich in culture, Johor has a wealth of traditional dances that include the ‘Ghazal’, a form of contemporary jazz-like Malay music, and ‘Kuda Kepang’ a dance imitating the movement of horses.

There are many landmarks to explore such as the Grand Palace, with its distinct Anglo-Malay architecture and the Johor Art Gallery, where various art collections, artifacts and many items related to Johor's historical heritage are stored.

Read More

Shopping opportunities are aplenty in JB. From modern malls to handicraft centers and bazaars to markets, a large range of international and local products go on sale. This is also one of the reasons why Singaporeans absolutely adore JB.

When night falls over the city, a delectable array of food stalls and vendors open around the streets peddling the famous Laksa Johor, a dish of flake fish and gravy cooked with coconut milk served with noodles and vegetables.
If you’re looking for cosmopolitan sights, but something not too busy like Kuala Lumpur, JB is the place to go.

Hide Map Show Map
Rate This Place: ( votes)

Related Pages

  • Labuan Restaurant

    Labuan Restaurant

    Choice Restaurant is a good bet for tasty authentic Indian meals – try the roti canai with fish-head curry and sambal. Read More»

  • Petaling Jaya Hotels

    Where to Stay in Petaling Jaya

    12 km southwest of the city centre, Petaling Jaya is a sprawling suburb of KL divided into numerous sections and is Read More»

  • Top 5 Restaurants in Padang Matsirat

    Padang Matsirat has some of the best restaurants in Langkawi, offering tantalising local and international cuisine with Read More»

  • 10 Best Affordable Hotels in Bangsar and Mid Valley

    Our list of the best affordable hotels in Bangsar and Mid Valley is carefully handpicked to help budget-conscious Read More»

  • Chin’s Stylish Chinese Cuisine

    Chin’s Chinese Cuisine

    A place that makes you expect the taste of the unusual. Utilising less oil and salt and employing a tantalizing blend of Read More»

  • 10 Best Langkawi Luxury Resorts

    10 Best Luxury Resorts

    Featuring state-of-the-art guestrooms, teakwood jungle villas and tricked-out traditional cabins, our best luxury Read More»

We try to provide free information that is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, if you are planning to travel it's a good idea to double check specific dates and information to avoid surprises.

Talk to us!

Help us keep this site up-to-date by sending us your comments: