Nestled in the leafy backyard of the majestic Grand Palace, the Johor Zoo is a popular weekend destination for local ... More
Nestled in the leafy backyard of the majestic Grand Palace, the Johor Zoo is a popular weekend destination for local families. Compact enough so as not to turn a leisurely stroll into a tiring trek, it houses nevertheless a good variety of animals to keep the young ones fascinated and entertained. Tropical birds, wild cats (including Indo-Chinese tigers), gorillas and camels find permanent residence here, amongst many other creatures. The clean, shady tracks make for a pleasant walk, while ample sitting areas cater well to small picnics.
Gawk at the lifestyle of the rich and famous, and learn about the regal legacies and history of the Johor
Sultanate. Opulence presents itself here in the form of 19th century currencies and gold coins, the first Johor postal ...
One of the most arresting architectural sights in the city, this mosque is a shining legacy of the conquest of
Islam in this country more than half a millennium ago. It also marks the beginning of the modernisation of ...
Sitting majestically atop Bukit Timbalan, the Sultan Ibrahim Building is perhaps the single most distinctive structure symbolizing Johor Bahru. It
was built in 1940 during the British rule of Malaya. Today, it houses the state secretariat and other departments ...