Johor Bahru otherwise known as JB, the capital of Johor Darul Takzim, offers you a lot of remarkable places to visit; you name it! One of it would be Larkin, the suburb near its city center. If you are new to visiting Johor Bahru, Larkin is worth to start off with. An expedition to Larkin can generally be of one to two days. Then, you can proceed to visit other interesting places in Johor Bahru like Puteri Harbour, Kilang Bateri, Legoland and Danga Bay. Coordinated in 1.4915° N, 103.7347° E, Larkin is a linkage point that connects peninsular Malaysia and Singapore in approximately 40 minutes only!
To reach Larkin, you can travel through the North-South Expressway, a stretch of expressway from the far north to Johor Bahru. If you prefer to travel by air, a direct flight under AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia Airlines or Malindo Air to Senai International Airport from Kuala Lumpur is absolutely a good idea. From Singapore, you can choose to travel by train or public bus. Within the city itself, you can take public transports like taxis and buses to move around.
Larkin Sentral, formally known as Larkin Bus and Taxi Terminal, is a main bus terminal for local and long distance buses. This three-level bus terminal operates every day. It provides bus services to peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and even to Hat Yai, Thailand. Do not confuse it with JB Sentral which only provides bus services locally. It has roughly 50 bus bays. The ticket counters, ATM machines, restaurants, pharmacy, luggage storage and information counter can be found on the first level. Restaurants like McDonald’s, KFC and Pizza Hut operate 24 hours a day so worry not, you will not be hungry. On the second level of the building, there is a shopping bazaar where you can surely shop before you depart. Level 3 houses a food court with decent prices and a prayer room.
If you crave for something tasty and satisfying to eat, drop by Beriani Ambok Restaurant. It opens every day except for Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. This restaurant serves the best steamed Chicken Beriani, Mutton Beriani and Beef Beriani rice with sides according to your choice. You can have it with mutton curry, chicken sambal, marinated chicken or marinated beef. You will definitely come back for more for its Bugis traditional way of cooking and not to forget the reasonable prices offered.
The Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Hassan Yunos Stadium or also known as Larkin Stadium, is a prestigious stadium situated in Larkin since 1964. It is named after the former Menteri Besar of Johor Darul Takzim, Tan Sri Dato Hj Hassan Yunos. With the capacity of holding 30,000 people at once, the stadium is mostly used to host football matches.
If you are expecting a comfortable hotel while on holiday to Larkin, this hotel is the most appropriate for you. It is located near Danga Bay, Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple, Angry Bird Theme Park and Komtar JBCC. You can certainly visit these exciting places. Staying here, you will be able to surf the net unlimitedly using the wireless internet provided without any problems. If you travel by car, you do not need to worry as they provide free parking service to hotel guests.
If you are willing to pay more for a comfortable place to stay, this is perfect for you. Located near to Danga Bay, Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple, Angry Bird Theme Park and Komtar JBCC, it will be a hassle-free trip for you. You can indulge yourself in the swimming pool with your loved ones. . At this residence, you are able to choose a non-smoking room, enjoy free wireless internet service in open area and free parking service and the list goes on. You do not have to worry if there are children or old folks coming with you because this 4-star hotel has elevators to ease their guests.