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In Malaysia, Johor is indeed one of the most fascinating states to visit. It’s the Southern Gateway to Malaysia where visitors can indulge in its rich culture and diversity in food as there is something for everyone to enjoy. Johor owes its diversity in food and culture to the visitors and traders that changed Johor throughout its history.
This precious state was named after the Arabic word “Jauhar” which means precious gems as the Arabic influence in Johor has been significant due to the Arab traders who comes over to trades spices back in history. Visitors and traders from Siam used to call Johor “Gangganu” which also means gems.
This state down south offers everything for everyone, adventure or leisure, shopping or excitement. Take your journey to Johor and experience the greatness it has to offer for yourself.
Senai International Airport or previously known as Sultan Ismail International Airport has direct, scheduled domestic flights to and from the Peninsular and the East Malaysia and also runs international flights from Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore, Macau, etc.
TIf you are planning to travel to Johor or up to Singapore, all trains now terminate at JB Sentral in Johor Bahru. This is the new ETS by KTMB Berhad that comes all the way from Hat Yai, Thailand.
Direct busses between Johor and the other part of the Peninsular Malaysia departs from and arrive at Larkin Bus and Taxi Terminal. From Kuala Lumpur, the journey would take approximately 4 hours and from Penang, it would usually take up to 7 hours depending on the traffic.
For nature lovers everywhere, do not miss the opportunity to visit the Endau-Rompin Park for its preserved forest and that is breathtakingly beautiful. Some of the great must see sights here include the gigantic fan palm tree, 248-million-year old rock formations and legendary waterfalls that also comes with great fishing opportunities.
For that much needed beach getaway, Desaru is the perfect place to be. This beautiful 26km stretch of white sandy beach is perfect for the souls who craves from some sun, beach and surf. There are plenty of accommodation available, from budget resorts to family run chalets. Visitors can even enjoy water sports like canoeing and water skiing.
The mysterious mountain of Ledang is central to the tale of Sumatran Princess who rejected the love of a Malaccan Sultan and was exiled here as a result. The mountain attracts climbers, campers and picnic-kers who come here to enjoy the marvelous scenery set amidst a backdrop of supernatural encounters.
This attractive luxury resort, located just off Jalan Jumbo, offers ultra-refined amenities and offers an adventurous selection of paintball, ATV rides, and a sniper range, the award winning, 54-hole championship golf course as well as the 13 meeting rooms, four tennis courts, three squash courts, a modern fitness center, and Olympic-sized swimming pool. The hotel also features four renowned restaurants and a soothing M Spa.
As a luxury 5-star property, Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel provides exclusive services and facilities, including access to Wi-Fi in guestrooms and public areas, swimming pools, restaurants, and bars. With international standards, exclusive amenities, and a touch of local charm, it boasts 382 rooms with a choice of superior, deluxe, executive, and suites. All rooms command a magnificent view of the Straits of Johor or the scenic city view.
Conveniently located in the city center, Hotel Sentral Johor Bahru offers a spectacular view of the Tebrau Straits and the Singapore coast. Boasting 132 refurbished guestrooms, the hotel’s excellent location makes the Hotel Sentral Johor Bahru the perfect place to stay.