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Johor Baharu Map, Malaysia

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Johor Baharu Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Johor Baharu with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Johor Baharu useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Johor Baharu!

Johor Baharu History

As far as its history is concerned, the city was founded in 1855 by Temenggung Daeng Ibrahim, Sultan Abu Bakar’s father and Wong Ah Fook, a Chinese businessman. The town had been originally named as Tanjung Puteri and had its beginning as small fishing village in Malay. The name was changed to Johor Baharu by Sultan Abu Bakar when he made the town his kingdom’s capital in 1866. He moved the government seat from... read more

Johor Baharu Sightseeing

 Mount Ophir: The legendary beauty of this place has made Johor a favorite destination among the birdwatchers and hikers. The hill simply offers numerous nature trails, some splendid waterfalls, modern amenities for picnicking and camping. This is one of the favorite attractions among the vacations and they enjoy the picturesque beauty of this location immensely. read more

Johor Baharu Nightlife

Karaoke clubs are very popular, and you will find a number of them in the downtown commercial area. Most of these clubs offer private rooms for people who wish to sing aloud in private parties. Almost all of the clubs remain open until 1 am, but you can stay until the wee hours of the morning inside. Drinks and food are available at the clubs. If you visit the clubs at odd hours, like very early evening, you may bring... read more

Johor Baharu Travel Guide

Johor Baharu has been full of shopping malls that cater to mostly Singaporean as well as local shoppers. Some of these include AEON Tebrau City which is the largest one in JB, City Square, Plaza Kotaraya, Plaza Pelangi and Holiday Plaza. Most of the dining spots and food stalls come alive during the night and some of the common dishes are seafood. Some specialties of Johar include mee rebus and Johor laksa.   read more

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