The name Johor Bahru has long been popular as Malaysia's main destination. Many tourists from Indonesia buy flight tickets to Johor Bahru for family vacations.
The state capital of Johor is registered as the second largest city in Malaysia. The city is an economic center with several important institutional centered in the region. The Johor port as one of the main ports in Malaysia, Sultanah Aminah Hospital as the largest hospital in Johor, towards the industrial center, all operating in Johor Bahru.
To reach Johor Bahru from other countries, tourists can count on flights to Senai International Airport in the Kulai District. Flight tickets from Indonesia to Johor Bahru are provided by Malindo and Malaysia Airlines by transit in Kuala Lumpur.
Travelers who seek for flight tickets to Johor Bahru are dominated by couples and families. This is not surprising because the most crowded destination in the city is a family recreation park and historical center.
Location: Jalan Legoland 7, Medini, Nusajaya 79250, Johor Darul Takzim, Malaysia.
This is the most crowded tourist attraction in Johor Bahru. This international standard family recreation center presents playgrounds, water parks and Lego themed hotels in one area. A place that reaches 50 times the soccer field is perfect for a family vacation. Therefore, Legoland Malaysia Resort is always full when school holidays come.
Location: Jalan Tan Hiok Nee 39, Johor, Malaysia.
The area stretching along Jalan Dhoby to Jalan Trus is a historic area that preserves local traditions in attractive appearance. On the left and right, lined traditional houses that function as souvenir shops, art galleries and food stalls. One of the leading places is the Johor Bahru Chinese Heritage Museum which captures the life history of Chinese immigrants, Tan Hiok Nee, as an inspiration for this street name.
Location: Jalan Bertingkat Skudai, Danga Bay, Johor, Malaysia.
The area of 445 hectares is the largest recreational park in Johor Bahru. This location is near Istana Bukit Serene, about 7 kilometers on the south side of the city center. Family travelers can enjoy exciting entertainment in the carnival style playground. If you want something refreshing, visitors can relax on the beach, Country Garden, or enjoy a night sail in the Straits of Johor. After playing and relaxing, visitors can immediately shop or hunt for food at Danga City Mall.
Complementing a charming tourist destination, there are many eating places in Johor Bahru. The most famous culinary destinations are:
Location: Jalan Wong Ah Fook 74, Johor, Malaysia.
Open every Saturday - Thursday, 08:00 - 16:00.
Located about 5 minutes walk from JB City Square, this legendary restaurant offers a special menu of Fish Head Curry. This restaurant offers delicious curries in three servings, namely small, medium and large. The price is quite affordable, starting from RM20 per dish or Rp. 70,000. The best time to visit here is as early as possible so you will not run out.
Location: Jalan Sutera Satu 3 & 5, Taman Sentosa, Johor, Malaysia.
Open every day, 11:00 - 21:00.
Restaurant Teck Sing serves more than 70 types of Chinese cuisine in a classic yet comfortable, spacious and clean dining atmosphere. The favourite menu is Fish Head Curry and Teck Sing Paper Baked Chicken or ayam kampung tim obat. Keep in mind, this restaurant provides non-halal menus.
Location: Jalan Kolam Ayer 36A&36A1, Taman Kolam Air, Johor Malaysia.
Open every Thursday - Tuesday, 08:00 - 15:00.
This semi-open food shop is a place for people to feel the pleasure of a Malaysian laksa. Laksa prices here are very affordable, starting from RM5 per small portion or equivalent to Rp. 17,500. Complementing Laksa's pleasure, this shop also sells snacks otah-otah or otak-otak. The popularity of W.W Laksa House is said to have been heard since the 1970s.