Mersing, Malaysia · 19 hotels available
Masjid Jamek is located in Mersing City and was founded on May 18, 1956 equivalent to 7 Syawal 1375 Hijri. The mosque foundation was completed by Dato 'Syed Alwi, the Mufti of the State Government of Johor on 2nd August 1956. The concept of this mosque was inspired by South Africa and Malay architecture featuring a large dome, two porch and a tower built on the side of the building.
Mersing is one of the regions located in the northeast of Johor and has an area of 2836.6 square metres. It has a population of 70,894 people as recorded in 2010. Mersing is also situated about 128 kilometres from Johor Bahru City Center and over 4-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur city centre. For educational centres, there are Institute of Industrial Training, Mersing Polytechnic, Sultan Iskandar Science Secondary School, MRSM boarding school, Kem Iskandar Military Camp and two National Service Camps at Sekakap and Teluk Sari to serve the increasing population at Mersing. Besides, Mersing has over seven islands and a jetty in Mersing Town to bring tourists with ferries to Tioman Island and to all the islands in the Mersing District. The islands around Mersing attracts many local and international tourists.
From Kuala Lumpur city centre to Masjid Jamek Bandar Mersing, Johor, it takes around 4 hour 49 minute by using North-South highway.
There are flights to Senai International Airport from Subang or Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Once you reach the airport, you can take bus, taxi or rent a car to Masjid Jamek Mersing for another 2 hours and 9 minutes.
Tioman Island lies on the southeastern side of the Peninsular Malaysia where there is a group of 64 islands. It is the biggest island and other small island including Seri Bulat, Sembilang, Tulai, Sibu, Chebeh, Labas and Renggis. It is the most popular island on the eastern side of the peninsula and known to local and international tourists for wonderful diving and snorkeling experiences. Besides that, Tioman Island is a duty-free island and things are sold for a cheaper price compared to mainland. Tourists also can have snacks and drink at bars and dine at nearby restaurants. The inland of Tioman is covered in thick jungle and popular for jungle trekking activity. On top of that, Tioman is part of a Marine Park and visitors can watch the wildlife animals for entrance fee of RM5 upon arrival. There are numerous accommodation such as resorts, hotels and inns for guests to rest and enjoy the facilities.
Rawa Island is derived from abundant white doves in the island. It is a small coral island in Mersing District, Johor, Malaysia located nearby islands include Harimau and Mensirip. The white sand beach, rocky vertical cliff and clear water are among the features of this island. There are many sea and land creatures such as fishes, squids, jellyfish, octopuses, Malayan sea eagles, and reptiles. Blacktip reef sharks also can be found at Rawa Island. Rawa's waters are home to an abundance of corals and famous for coral and snorkelling activities. Besides that, tourists also like trekking activities at the forest to see the amazing beauty of the sunset or rise from the peak.
Seri Malaysia Hotel is situated in the middle of Mersing town and offers accommodation as low as RM179. All rooms are equipped with standard amenities including television, desk, and private bathroom. Besides complimentary Wi-Fi access, there are also coffee and tea maker and free water bottle. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant serving local and international cuisines and free private parking is available on site.
Nestled at Mersing town, Riverside hotel provides accommodation starting from RM90 and popular among business and leisure travellers. The nearest airport is Sultan Ismail Airport which is located 90.1 kilometres away from hotel. Featuring free Wi-Fi throughout the property, each guest room has a TV with satellite channels. Certain rooms have views of the river or city. Every room has a private bathroom fitted with a shower, television and desk.