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In Peninsular Malaysia, Johor is the southernmost state and closest to our neighbouring nation, Singapore. It is natural that Johor has so much to offer in terms of shopping, theme parks, clean beaches and more, sharing the same sea with Singapore and with the booming tourism economy. With so many places to visit, here we will guide you to experience Johor with interesting places that maybe you never heard it before or yes. Continue reading to get the list of places you can visit that are of interest in Johor.

Johor is so underrated! Hopefully more visitors will have an opportunity to visit Malaysia, there is so much to explore in every area, friendly people, lots of cheap and high-quality stuff to buy

Alia Maisarah, Personal Shopper

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What to do

Location & Nearby Attractions

Johor Bahru is a perfect choice, and there are a range of cutting-edge malls, bars , and restaurants to be found here. The number of fascinating museums in Johor Bahru will also satisfy any history buff, or you can spend time eating your way around the city. Johor Bahru has a delicious local street food scene, like most of Malaysia, and some of the bakeries here are legendary for having been in business for decades. Let’s explore the best things to do:


While different individuals prefer it to be called an industrial city, there is also another side to it. The city is packed with a multitude of attractions and can appeal to all kinds of travellers alike.

Discover the top 10 things to do in Johor

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We will give you an insight into hitting Johor Bahru in this article and the top 10 things that you can do during night time. So many sightseeing places and nice foods.

Our suggestion in nightlife activities in Johor

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Where to eat & drink

Johor local snacks and dishes

The first thing that comes to mind when we think of food trips in Malaysia is Penang or Melaka. Now it’s time to change gears and travel down to the southernmost state of Malaysia to explore in its capital city of Johor Bahru what’s cooking down south.

Best Breakfast

Tripping on food is a real thing. For those who enjoy travelling and cooking, it blends all the elements. Click here to explore the places

Local dish for lunch

Most of the delicacies of Johor when figuring out how much of it you can stomach. Click here to explore the places

Johor afternoon tea

Try Kacang Pool Haji – it’s a wonderful, unique tea or supper time snack. Click here to explore the places


Prepare dishes using recipes passed down generations special your your dinner time.  Click here to explore the places

Top 10 Where To Eat in Johor

I never knew JB had such a rustic vibe to it. Time for a visit I guess, can’t believe I’ve been living in Malaysia for 26 years and have not been to JB. Cant wait to travel while I’m free

Local : Yong Ming Wei


Get Ready with your wallets

Where to Shop in Johor

Johor Bahru City Square

You will find a small pond on the top floor with a lot of koi fish, benches, and a few eateries. It’s just a nice parking lot to get around. Read More


 Integrated shopping mall development. A shopping mall and two identical KSL Resort Hotel towers comprise the complex. Read More


Komtar JBCC is a shopping mall. It opened in November 2014 and is adjacent to the city square of Johor Bahru. Read More

JB shopping malls do not discriminate, if you are buying Chinese New Year goodies, Hari Raya baju, Deepavali snacks or Christmas presents



Johor Bahru is just the right one to be vibrant and thrilling with a population of around half a million people without being daunting. This is the perfect location for travelling and relaxing in Malaysia! When you try to decide where to stay in Johor Bahru, it may be very daunting.




Lotus Desaru Beach Resort & Spa

The Top Accomodation in Johor and one of the most booked resort among others. Lotus Desaru Beach Resort & Spa is on the eastern shore of Johor. It has a water park, gym and broad suites with kitchens. The hotel provides free parking.

  • Beachfront
  • Waterpark
Price Per Night


Nature Planet Kluang

Plenty of dining options

  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Sun terrace
Price Per Night


Thistle Johor Bahru

Soft colors and floor-to-ceiling windows

  • Good fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Free parking
Price Per Night


Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast

Away from the hustle bustle of the city

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Good fitness centre
  • Good breakfast
Price Per Night


We at nextTrip.travel help you to find all the best accommodation that suited to your budget.