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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

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
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

Top Hotels in Johor Bahru

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
Free Cancellation
The price is NT$1,366 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

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! (983 reviews)

"great stay, room is clean and comfortable. will be back again."…"

Reviewed on 2020/9/12

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru
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$751 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29

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 CONDITION

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

Reviewed on 2019/10/29

Hotel Shiki
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$1,210 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1

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

Vacation Rentals in Johor Bahru

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Suasana All Suites Hotel
Suasana All Suites Hotel
3.5 out of 5
82C Jalan Trus, Bandar Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru
The price is NT$1,415 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3

Located in Central District, this aparthotel is steps from Persada Convention Center and Komtar JBCC. Johor Bahru City Square and KSL City Mall are also within ...

4.3/5Excellent! (311 reviews)
Cozy Apartment In Safe Area

"nice cozy 2 bedrooms apartment with living room and kitchenette. there are basic dining plates and cutlery available. a huge fridge in the kitchen which is good too. mattress in bed is a bit hard but pillows are good for a comfortable sleep. 2 bathrooms in their apartment with hair blower, clothes ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/29

Suasana All Suites Hotel
Somerset Medini Iskandar Puteri
Somerset Medini Iskandar Puteri
4 out of 5
Lot 5 Jalan Medini Utara 4, Iskandar Puteri, Johor
The price is NT$1,471 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 19

Located in Nusajaya, this aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Legoland Malaysia, Puteri Harbour, and Nusajaya Centre. Murai Reservoir and Puteri Harbour Family ...

4.1/5Very Good! (664 reviews)

"Staff were very friendly. Great location being only minutes away from Legoland. Breakfast had more variety than expected."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/30

Somerset Medini Iskandar Puteri
Somerset Puteri Harbour Iskandar Puteri
Somerset Puteri Harbour Iskandar Puteri
4 out of 5
Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Puteri Harbour, Iskandar Puteri, Johor

Set in Iskandar Puteri, this family-friendly aparthotel is 2 mi (3.3 km) from Legoland Malaysia and 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from Aeon Mall Bukit Indah. Johor Zoo and ...

4.2/5Excellent! (450 reviews)
First time @ Loft

"We loved the loft! Everything was so wonderful! Not our first time staying here, but our first time staying in the loft! Will definitely be back again!"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/22

Somerset Puteri Harbour Iskandar Puteri

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 walkable area, you can savor the top-notch restaurants.

Reviews of Johor Bahru

3.8

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
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5 - Excellent 14.285714285714286%
4 - Good
21
4 - Good 50%
3 - Okay
14
3 - Okay 33.333333333333336%
2 - Disappointing
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2 - Disappointing 2.380952380952381%
1 - Terrible
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1 - Terrible 0%

3/5 - Okay

Singapore

Nov 4, 2019

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

4/5 - Good

Ami

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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