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Central DistrictJohor Bahru

Explore Central District: its zoo, temples, castle, and more!

Explore the family-friendly city of Central District—shopping, theme parks, and popular sights from KSL City Mall to Johor Bahru City Square.


Popular places to visit in Central District

Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque
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Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque

Visit the state mosque of Johor, a beautiful old building that was commissioned by a sultan and boasts a mix of architectural styles.

Johor Zoo
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Johor Zoo

Hang out with the animal kingdom to encounter a rich variety of wildlife at one of the oldest zoos in Malaysia.

Legoland Malaysia
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Legoland Malaysia

3.5/5(10 reviews)

Enjoy a fun-packed day of adventure for all the family at this combined theme park and water park attraction.


Top Hotels in Central District

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru
4 out of 5
12 Jalan Ngee Heng, Johor Bahru, Johor
The price is NT$1,361 per night

Located in Central District, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Persada Convention Center, Johor Bahru City Square, and Komtar JBCC. KSL City Mall ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (991 reviews)

"Room was comfortable, staffs were friendly. Received free cookies upon check-in"…"

Reviewed on 2020/7/27

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru
Glex Hotel Signature
Glex Hotel Signature
3 out of 5
Unit 1.09 Level 1 Plaza DNP, No. 59, Ja;an Dato Abdullah Tahir, Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru
The price is NT$1,122 per night

Located in Central District, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Pelangi and KSL City Mall. Johor Bahru City Square and Komtar JBCC are also within 3 mi ...

4/5Very Good! (10 reviews)

"Staff very friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/13

Glex Hotel Signature
Capri by Fraser Johor Bahru
Capri by Fraser Johor Bahru
4 out of 5
Menara Tiga Serangkai, Jalan Tengku Azizah, Johor Bahru, Johor
The price is NT$1,275 per night

Located in Central District, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Angry Birds Activity Park Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru City Square, and Komtar JBCC. KSL City Mall ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (509 reviews)

"Very clean property and comfortable beds! Nice gym area as well. Appreciate the complimentary bottles of water and will be back next time"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/20

Capri by Fraser Johor Bahru
Thistle Johor Bahru
Thistle Johor Bahru
4.5 out of 5
Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru, Johor
The price is NT$1,224 per night

Located in Central District, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque and Johor Zoo. Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple and Sultan ...

3.8/5Good! (992 reviews)

"room is spacious, the staff is helpful, overall are satisfied"…"

Reviewed on 2020/6/20

Thistle Johor Bahru
Newland Hotel
Newland Hotel
3 out of 5
2 Jalan Abiad, Johor Bahru, Johor
The price is NT$556 per night

Located in Central District, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaza Pelangi and KSL City Mall. Komtar JBCC and Johor Bahru City Square are also within 6 mi ...

3.6/5Good! (7 reviews)
Resting

"A place good for resting. Only the water heater not hot enough."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/13

Newland Hotel
Citrus Hotel Johor Bahru by Compass Hospitality
Citrus Hotel Johor Bahru by Compass Hospitality
3.5 out of 5
No. 16, Jalan Station, Johor Bahru, Johor
The price is NT$631 per night

Located in Central District, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Johor Bahru City Square and Komtar JBCC. KSL City Mall is 2.8 mi (4.4 km) away. JB Sentral ...

3.4/5Good! (913 reviews)

"All was good"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/17

Citrus Hotel Johor Bahru by Compass Hospitality

Other neighborhoods in Johor Bahru

The golden hanging light bulbs lit up the glass house of The Toast Cafe and gave the big space a magical aesthetic. Have a seat and enjoy a cup of coffee with friends in the cozy cafe. 

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Tan Shu Mei on trover

Bandar Baru Permas Jaya

4.5/5Wonderful!(5 area reviews)

Visitors highly recommend Bandar Baru Permas Jaya for its abundant dining options, and you can make a stop by Sungai Latoh while you're in town.

Bandar Baru Permas Jaya
Good morning Malaysia
Botak Jon on trover

Bukit Indah

4/5Very Good!(1 area review)

Bukit Indah is popular for its ample dining options, and you might make a stop by Aeon Mall Bukit Indah, a top place to visit in the area.

Bukit Indah
Johor Bahru showing a playground and rides as well as an individual child

Medini

Visitors highly recommend Medini for its abundant dining options, and you can make a stop by Legoland Malaysia while you're in town.

Medini
Johor Bahru showing a fountain, rides and signage

Nusajaya

4/5Very Good!(20 area reviews)

Nusajaya is known for its abundant dining options, and you can plan a trip to Legoland Malaysia and Puteri Harbour while you're in town.

Nusajaya