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Johor BahruMalaysia

Johor Bahru awaits: its theme park, zoo, castle, and more!

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

Where to stay in Johor Bahru

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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 bird life, a pond and zoo animals

Central District

4/5Very Good!(59 area reviews)

A noteworthy feature of Central District is its popular shops. While you're in town, be sure to stop and check out KSL City Mall and Johor Bahru City Square.

Central District
Johor Bahru showing a fountain, rides and signage


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.

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


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

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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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

Top Hotels in Johor Bahru

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hotel Shiki
Hotel Shiki
2 out of 5
G 0-1 Block A, Jalan Jaya Putra 1/1, Taman JP Perdana, Johor Bahru
The price is NT$739 per night

Situated in Johor Bahru, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sunway College Johor Bahru and Austin Heights Water & Adventure Park. Hospital Sultan Ismail and ...

3.9/5Very Good! (18 reviews)

"Room 2 condition was not so good and it’s out of expectation"…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/29

Hotel Shiki
Thistle Johor Bahru
Thistle Johor Bahru
4.5 out of 5
Jalan Sungai Chat, Johor Bahru, Johor
The price is NT$1,143 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! (995 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 2020/6/20

Thistle 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

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

Popular places to visit in Johor Bahru

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.

Danga Bay
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Danga Bay

Explore the great outdoors at Danga Bay, a popular spot to commune with nature in Johor Bahru. While in this family-friendly area, find time to visit its shops.

IOI Mall Kulai
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IOI Mall Kulai

During your trip to Daerah Kulai, you can enjoy retail therapy at IOI Mall Kulai. While in this family-friendly area, you can savor the top-notch restaurants.

Reviews of Johor Bahru


Guest rating

5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent 14.285714285714286%
4 - Good
4 - Good 50%
3 - Okay
3 - Okay 33.333333333333336%
2 - Disappointing
2 - Disappointing 2.380952380952381%
1 - Terrible
1 - Terrible 0%

3/5 - Okay


Nov 4, 2019

Shopping relatively the same price in Singapore. Lots of nail and hair places (cheaper than Singapore)

4/5 - Good


May 1, 2019

Pretty normal

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Apr 8, 2019

Food and massage affordable

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Mar 25, 2019

Johor Premium Outlet is nice.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Feb 11, 2019

We were lucky to pass both immigration checkpoints with hiring a taxi!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 5, 2019

Honestly feel Johor has evolved since I last went there (especially the malls). I don’t regret going there as there were many shopping options for me near the KTM station! (Komtar)

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