Things To Do in Johor Bahru
When the weather is great and the sky is blue, what else there is to do but travel around the world? But hey, if one cannot go around the world, here in Malaysia is good enough. Malaysia has a lot, and when I say a lot, I meant – A LOT of golden places fit for fun time activities, be it with friends, family or even yourself. We don’t judge. One specific state you can ship yourself off to is none other than the great land of Johor Bahru, Johor, or better known as JB by its locals.
What are there to do in Johor Bahru, you say? Here are some of the best things to do you when you find yourself in Johor Bahru OR Johor Malaysia, whichever you find suits your style.
Johor Zoo – Where The Wild Things Are
Who doesn’t like animals, right? If you are travelling with your family members from which involving small children, this is a great opportunity to have them hyped up at this lovely zoo. Johor Bahru has one of the best zoos in Malaysia – not the greatest, but definitely one of them. Johor Zoo housed over 100 species of animals from lions to horses, from elephants to birds and from monkeys to gorillas. The entrance fee ain’t that shabby too, it’s only MYR 3! Take your family off on this wild trip and it will be one of the most memorable trips ever.
Legoland Malaysia – Reliving Our Childhood Memories in Life Size
Not only will our children have a kick out of this trip, but there is no denying that the parents will have some nostalgic moments walking into this massive lego park. Legoland Malaysia is one of the newest set of attraction built in Johor back when Johor Bahru really pumping up for tourists to stop by. Legoland Malaysia not only put on display life-size legos – to be specific about 15,000 models of it, but they also have rides, slides and even shows for you to enjoy! Considering there are tons of packages offered here, the price starts at MYR 80+ and with different packages, the prices are bound to be different. Time to bring back to childhood spirit in and have fun!
You can travel to Johor Bahru easily through ktm train. Book your tickets via https://etsmalaysia.com!
Kota Tinggi Firefly Park – Light Up The Night with Nature
Who knew in that big city of Johor Bahru, you will find a peaceful place to immerse yourself with nature. Living day in and day out in the busy city life, sometimes, it is best to take a step back and enjoy what nature has to offer. With a 15 minute drive from Kota Tinggi and an entrance fee of MYR 20 for adults and MYR 12 for children, you will be able to set your eyes of the beautiful, fantastic and glimmering lights from the fireflies that literally fill your surroundings throughout your river cruise journey. In the pitch blackness, you will see golden stars so close to you that you could almost touch it. It’s a perfect photo op and a perfect setting for a romantic proposal, don’t you think? *nudge nudge*.
Bazar Karat – Shopping Mode ON
No human soul would skip a day of shopping, right? Here in Bazar Karat, you will find gems. There are tons of unique things – or even rare materials you can find here at a crazy cheap price. If you have a knack for negotiating, you can even bargain at a cheaper price! Bazar Karat is in Bandar Johor Bahru along Jalan Segget. The antique and unique things sold here are not the only highlight of this flea market, but rumour has it the food here is nice too. You get to shop and be fed well whenever you drop by!
Alas, those are some of the places you might find interesting to stop by whenever you are in Johor Bahru. How to get there, you ask? Well, there is various transportation that could get you to JB. One of the most common is by getting the train. You can take the train from any part of the states in Malaysia – even from Singapore to Johor Bahru! You won’t get lost, you can be sure of that. Have a fun trip!