Located close to Singapore, Johor Bahru acts as a gateway to Malaysia. This colourful and bustling city offers a vibrant aura, great links to neighbouring regions and a sense of the exotic. The LEGOLAND Malaysia resort is quite famous for its interesting rooms and pool area and must be visited at least once, even if only to marvel at is unique décor.
This is a very central city and offers big city highlights like great shopping malls and markets as well as good quality eateries serving traditional and international cuisine. It also offers a taste of history and culture in the form of the famous India mosque with its glass domes and minarets. An assortment of bars, clubs and entertainment centres are active late at night for some vibrant socialising.
For nature lovers the Pulai Waterfall makes a great day trip or you can relax at Stulang Laut Beach, Lido Beach, stroll through the markets at Johor Lama or travel through Endau Rompin National Park. Families with young children can enjoy the Johor Zoo and Aquarium or Hello Kitty Town, or take a trip across the causeway into Singapore. The Kukup Fishing Village is a nice day trip where you can view a village built on stilts and try local seafood dishes.