Johor Bahru is located at the southern tip of Peninsular Malaysia and is the state capital of Johor Darul Takzim. Sultan Abu Takzim established state capital of Johor in 1855.
Johor is connected to Singapore via road and railway, and thus Johor represents Peninsula's southern gateway. The state provides miles of golden sand beaches and offshore islands with clear water, a wide variety of local cuisine, a wide mix of races, and many more exciting things to see!
Visitors can explore and visit several famous historical buildings. Among them are The Royal Sultan Abu Bakar Museum and the Grand Palace. Visitors may want to visit the Johor Art Gallery as well, as displayed here is a wide array of historical and traditional artifacts.
If you'd like to do some shopping, there are always shopping places available to visit, both modern and traditional. Some famous products include clothes and lovely handicraft products that is eye catching. One place that shoppers might want to visit is the Johor Baru Duty Free Complex, where branded designer wear overseas can be found here. It is located at the International Ferry Terminal.
When you're hungry, head on over to the food stalls and vendors and order a plate of the popular local dish, the Laksa Johor.