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Johor Bahru Heritage Trail | Malaysia

Johor Bahru, or JB for short, is Malaysia's second largest city with a population of around 2 million covering a sprawling, industrialised and commercial urban area . Just 150 years ago it was a small Malay fishing village but grew rapidly due to stable government policies, an influx of Chinese immigrants, the construction of the railway and, most importantly, its close proximity to Singapore to which it was linked by the Causeway completed in 1924 .
The city does have some excellent tourist attractions for heritage lovers. Some of them are located close together in the historic heart of the city and can be covered easily on this walking tour . The whole idea of this trail, is to get visitors to explore and learn about the old town of Johor Bahru, which was originally known as Tanjung Puteri and renamed in 1866 to Johor Baharu. For added information, the word Johor, originates from the Arabic word of ‘Jauhar’ which means gemstone .
Sultan Ibrahim Building

This imposing building h…

RV Luxury Coach By PS Holidays , Johor Bahru | Malaysia

Travelling across Malaysia in a mobile luxury apartment complete with living space, kitchen, bedroom and even toilet . Although uncommonly found in Malaysia , but we have in Johor Bahru , Malaysia that Brings the culture of mobile travelling to experience .
Primma Sierra Holidays Sdn Bhd owner Mr.Chua Poh Kok is been in the tourism industry for almost three decades , refurbished three of his tour buses into mobile luxury buses , giving the public to hoop on the journey . His luxury recreational vehicles (RV) , the first to be offered to the public , are inspired by a similar RV owned by Tunku Mahkota of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim .
Into the Luxury RVs , a Hino RK model from Hino Motors with 8,000cc is fitted with three engines . Nippon Denso engine for the air-conditioner and a 25 kilowatt generator for the electrical system and all the electrical appliances in this bus are Sirim-approved . The road tax for this RV is cost about RM6,750 per year .
In the RV have a king-sized b…

Beca Ride Around the Heritage Trail with Tourism Johor | Malaysia

Visitors that visiting Johor Bahru now can discover the beauty of the city centre on trishaw rides(Beca) by the state Tourism of Johor , Our Journey started from Amari Hotel Johor Bahru passing the Street of Harmony . where several places of worship are located , the trishaw night rides offers tourists a different experience .
When you in Johor Bahru , get into this awesome ride by PS Holidays . To promote the local tourism of Johor , This Beca are available for the locals and foreign visitors to appreciate the beauty of the Heritage Trail . Affordable and worth for money rides , Uniquely of the Trisaw design is inspired by "kuda kepang" feature highlighting the cultural traits of Johor , Kuda Kepang is a malay traditional dance and The trishaw service run by young people from all races also provides them with business and employment opportunities .

The service operating is at Amari Hotel from 5pm to 9pm daily , Price : 600 meter RM 15 a Trishaw for two pax and 2.2 km (30 m…

Amari Hotel , Johor Bahru | Malaysia

The newly opened Amari hotel on last year May 2017 , Located in the hub of the city, the hotel is the first Amari in Malaysia. Enfolded by rich heritage and shopping centres . If you're taking a trip to Johor Bahru and would like to spend the night, consider booking a night's stay at Amari Hotel Johor Bahru . This hotel is conveniently located across the causeway and right opposite Komtar JBCC .
Amari Hotel is a Five star hotel that nearby with City Square Shopping Mall and Persada Convention Center . If you stay here only take a short while to CIQ Singapore Immigration , Karat Bazar Night Market , Galleria Kotaraya and the surrounding area . You will not be boring because many activities can be done at night here .
Before we checked in , we were warmed welcome and briefed by Madam Bobby Subramaniam , PR & Communication Director Amari Johor Bahru assisted by a young Chinese lady . Forgive me for forgeting the pretty lady name , She too cute by then . Madam Bobby made a fu…

Tanjung Piai National Park , Pontian | Malaysia

Tanjung Piai is a cape in Pontian District, Johor . It is the southernmost point of Peninsular Malaysia and thus the most southern point of mainland Eurasia. The skyline of Singapore is visible across the Johor Strait from the point . perched on wooden jetties that are surrounded by a rugged and rarefied coastline of unspoiled mangrove forests .
Tanjung Piai is a nationally important icon, being one of only five Ramsar sites in Malaysia. Tanjung Piai is also an important nature site in Johor, being the 3rd designated park of Johor National Park Corporation. Tanjung Piai has high socio-economic value for fisheries. The site also has high ecotourism potential , The site is located on the southernmost tip of mainland Asia and is listed as a priority site for national ecotourism .
Tanjung Piai has 22 mangrove tree species . These include the IUCN-listed vulnerable species, such as the Lesser Adjutant Stork. It is part of the Important Bird Area (IBA) of southwest Johor, which extends fro…

Kukup Island , Pontian | Malaysia

Kukup Island in Malay Pulau Kukup is a mangrove island located at about 1 km offshore from the 150-year-old fishing village of Kukup in Pontian District , Johor , Malaysia . The area of the island is 6.472 square kilometres and is surrounded by 8 square kilometres of mudflats .
History Of Kukup Island -
An old Malay legend has it that the island was once the abode of five celestial princesses. Their peaceful existence was shattered one day when one of them fell in love with a sailor, and against all device, eloped. A dreadful curse befell the place, and the island was engulfed by the sea. It later re-emerged. However, unlike every other island around Johor, this one was totally covered in mangroves . From time to time, people have tried to settle on the island, but without success. Some say it is because the island is the gateway to the spirit world. Whatever the case may be, the island remains uninhabited to the day .
In an area steeped in history , An important regional trading post…

Aloha Hotel , Pontian | Malaysia

Aloha Hotel is located at bandar baru Pontian and has as many as 48 rooms consisting of three floors . There are many options classes of rooms to suit your needs , the price offered varies according to the service of a 1 star hotel . if you come to Pontian , Aloha Hotel could be a consideration for you to stay .
The seafront from Aloha Hotel is an attraction of Pontian too made up by Human Expand Pontian Seaside land , A land reclamation area which creates Pontian Kechil . New Shop lots beside the coast . Here you can have tea and mamak food by the sea . It is a wonderful seaside to enjoying the beautiful panoramic sunset and also great photo can be taken while the Fishboat and yatcht park beside of the jetty . The palce was suitable for family or couple to hang out during the evening and night . Upon Our arrival at Aloha Hotel from Melaka Tropical Fruits Farm , Lunch buffet is served . with simple four main dishes , one side dishes , two Fruit platter and hot soup dessert .
Located …