7 Best Places To Visit In Johor Bahru
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When finding the best attractions Johor Bahru can offer, it can be near impossible to choose due the amazing wonders that the beautiful city has in store. Johor is one of the Malaysian state that has wide range of popular family friendly attractions and if you are looking for some great time, it might be hard to choose where to start from.
Nevertheless, this is our top picks for 7 Best Places To Visit In Johor Bahru.
A very famous spot for tourist and the largest recreational park in the city of Johor Bahru, Danga Bay is a waterfront complex that offers many delectable dining and lifestyle attractions. Within the complex there is Danga World Theme Park where you can play with your favourite rides such as ferris wheels, spinning tea cup and more. There are over 20 rides to choose from.
If you prefer to play with animals then Danga World Petting Zoo is the must go for animals lovers and the public alike.
2. Legoland Malaysia
A place beloved by kids and adults alike, Legoland Malaysia. Opened in 2012, it has since then became the most popular attraction in Johor Bahru, with hundreds of visitors flocking in (before Covid). While the Danga World Theme Park has 20, this place has 40 rides to choose from and double the excitement.
They have a laser quest maze, bumper cars,planes and more.
3. Pasir Gudang Kite Museum
Pasir Gudang Kite Museum or Muzium Layang-Layang Pasir Gudang in malay is dedicated to the history and culture of the colorful kites. Opened in 2002, it is the first of its kind in Malaysia and since then it has succeeded in educating and showcasing the classic past time activity as well the influence of kites especially among the local.
The museum is easy to spot as it is equipped with large windmill structure on its roof that also act as eco-friendly power generator to provide the museum with constant renewable electricity.
The museum has a number of galleries dedicated on the information about layang-layang ranging from how its made and how it evolved.
4. Johor Premium Outlets
A premium place for bargain shopping deals. This is the hotspot for passionate shoppers looking for some branded items with great prices.
Johor Premium Outlet is a ‘shopping mall’ style complex offering an impressive range of international as well local brands that suit your budget. If you are hungry mid-shopping and need some energy to continue spending money, there are eateries and cafes that will cater to your needs.
5. Desaru Beach
Due to the strategic location of the city being next to the water and across Straits of Johor, visitor are given a fantastic view of the beach and the most popular would be non-other than Desaru Beach.
Away from the standard shopping malls and clubs, a day on the beach is sometimes the best way to enjoy your time and the beach also has fun activities such as banana boat ride as well as jet ski.
6. Pasar Karat
If you are a fan of vintage and retro items or just want to experience something else other than your usual high-end malls, then why not pay a visit to Pasar Karat.
It is a large flea-market containing all kinds of items and most of the time you will find something unexpected and unique. Whether it be antiques, clothes, books and other stuff, you might have a chance to discover a treasure of your own. This market opens at 8pm.
7. Salahuddin Bakery
The bakery begun selling delicious and mouth watering pastries and bread since 1937 and it is still going strong ever since.
You will find yourself looking at all the different baked treats and might have trouble to choose which to taste first. The pastries are baked in a large traditional oven, just like in the 1930s. Therefore, the taste of the baked goods are all the same as some 80 years ago, extremely delicious.