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Muar Nan Hai Fei Lai Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Jalan Maharani, opposite Pagoh Bus Station. The temple was established before 1913 with over hundred year’s history. The main deity in the temple is thousand hands Guan Yin (Goddess of Mercy). The temples provide various services to devotees like consultation, divination, luck replenish and more. The main events in the year are the birthday of Guan Yin.
You may drive to Muar where it takes 2 hours 18 minutes’ drive from Kuala Lumpur via the North-South Expressway. If you travel from Singapore you may use Singapore Causeway or Second Link Expressway that connect Singapore to Johor as well as the rest of the peninsula.
Muar is easily accessible by bus. You can take express bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) to Muar Bus Terminal. If you travel from Johor Bharu you may take express bus from Larkin to Muar. Muar Nan Hai Fei Lai Temple is located just opposite the bus terminal.
Tanjung Emas is a recreational park situated at the Bay of Muar River, overlooking the Straits of Malacca. The huge park is well-maintained and has a nice environment. There is the whole park to explore and plenty of rest stops providing shade and playground for children. It is a popular weekend spot and the park also houses the 9-hole Tanjung Emas Golf Club for those so inclined. If you are a riverine adventure you can take a 45-minute to one hour Muar River Cruise that offers tourists a tour of Muar Town on the river.
Sultan Ibrahim Jamek Mosque situated at Jalan Petri was built in 1887. It is one of the oldest mosques in Muar that can be seen from Tanjung Emas and located beside the Muar River. The unique of the mosque is that it has classic Roman columns, traditional Malay element as well as some mixture of vintage European design. The mosque is painted mostly in white and blue and it gives a very peaceful atmosphere.
Muar is the only town in Malaysia had been served by its own railway network, known as Muar State Railways (MSR). The railway operated from 1889 to 1925 linking Jalan Sulaiman in Bandar Maharani and Sungai Pulai. The MSR was more successful commercially, operating for 39 years before facing closure under stiff competition coupled with rising operation costs. The display of MSR locomotive at Taman Tanjung Emas is the only relic that proves the presence of MSR in the past.
Muar clock tower is one of the famous attractions in Muar. It is situated in the garden at the new park called Padang Nyiru, which is very near to the Muar Bus Terminal. The distinctive and unique of the tower is the old English architecture. The stairs in the tower are all padlocked for safety measure.
Bukit Kepong Museum is a must visit destinations when you are visiting Muar. It is a historical museum located at small town of Muar’s district. The museum showcases the historical facts about how the authority back then struggled to fight the notorious attack by communist towards Bukit Kepong police station during the emergency period. You can visit the museum and learn more about Bukit Kepong’s history.
Staying at Muar Traders Hotel is a perfect choice when you are visiting Muar Nan Hai Fei Lai Temple. This hotel located at Muar City Center and the distance from the temple is about 0.83 km. This 3-star hotel offers a great comfort and spacious rooms with excellent service to the guest. With all facilities offered, Muar Traders Hotel is the right place to stay.
Muarar Hotel is a 2-star hotel is a wise choice when you are visiting Muar. It is situated near to tourist attractions and Muar Nan Hai Fei Lai Temple is within 0.1 km. For travelers who wish to travel in comfortable and affordable stay, Muarar Hotel is the perfect place to stay.