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Johor



                                      

Johor is one of the most developed cities in Malaysia as well as one of its major transportation hubs. The city is located on Southern of Malaysia and is easily accessible to Singapore. Johor has a wealth of attractions and gorgeous areas including the Seribuat Archipelago, home to several islands with tranquil beaches surrounded by coconut trees. The beaches provide a wealth of activities including wonderful diving and snorkelling opportunities as well as the perfect sunbathing spot. Golf is one the most popular sports in Johor and golfers will be delighted by the wide range of golf facilities in the region. From the lowest handicapper to the casual player, everyone is certain to have a wonderful experience on these stunning courses. The city also offers a wide selection of hotel accommodation, fine restaurants and fantastic shopping opportunities.


Population and Area

Johor has an area of 19,984km2, ranking firth in the Federation Malaysia with a popullation of 3,305,900. According the statistic mainly are from Malay 53.2%, Chinese 31.3% , Indians 6.7% and others 0.6%.


Local Cuisine

Herbal Duck , Johor Laksa, Otak-otak, Fried Oyster.


Places of Interest

1. Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque
A must on every sightseers list is a visit to this magnificent religious structure which overlooks the Straits of Johor. The mosque was completed in 1900 and was official opened by the sultan of the time, Sultan Ibrahim. The mosque is notable for its mix of Victorian and Moorish styles. Non-Muslim visitors are permitted entry, but must wear modest clothing and remove their shoes before entering.

2. Pulau Tinggi
Also referred to as Tinggi Island, Pulau Tinggi is a large island located off the east coast of Johor. The island, which was once dubbed ‘General's Hat Island’ by Chinese seamen, is notable for its highest point sitting some 600 metres above sea level. The island is sparsely populated, being home to fewer than 500 permanent residents. Visitors can take a boat trip out to the island and enjoy activities such as trekking or relaxing on the beach.

3. Danga Bay
Situated near Istana Bukit Serene, Danga Bay is a recreational park that was designed to be a mini-city in its own right. In keeping with this concept, the park features a residential area, a commercial and financial centre, shopping malls and leisure facilities. Visitors will find a plethora of interests on hand in this unique micro city including gardens, a cultural centre, a bustling restaurant scene and more.


Transportation

•Flight
Senai International Airport (JHB), formally Sultan Ismail International Airport, is the chief gateway to both the city of Johor Bahru and the state of Johor. The airport is a compact but modern facility offering a full range of contemporary services and amenities including currency exchange desks and ATMs, lockers, prayer rooms, a nursery room, lounges, shops and restaurants. Wireless broadband is also available within the airport terminal.

•Highway
There are a number of ways to reach Johor using ground-based public transportation, with the causeway from Singapore to Malaysia providing one of the most popular routes into the state. There are regular bus services from Singapore to Johor Bahru. Visitors are obliged to alight at the border for immigration purposes; passengers can re-connect with their bus beyond the immigration post. Visitors travelling from Singapore to Johor Bahru by train must also disembark at the border for immigration purposes.From other parts of Malaysia, buses provide connections with Johor with a number of long distance services in operation. All services terminate at the Larkin Bus Terminal, which is situated about four kilometres north of the Malaysia-Singapore causeway.