Getting Around in JB
Where to Stay
1. Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel
They also have an amazing selection of breakfast buffet comprise of both local and Western food. Nasi lemak, scramble eggs, roti canai, cereals, dim sum – you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Address: No. 2, Jalan Permas 11, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, Johor Bahru, 81750, Johor
2. Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, by Shangri-La
3. Mood Hotel
Traveling on a budget and in search of an affordable yet comfy place to stay while in JB? Then look no further than the contemporary boutique Mood Hotel!
Conveniently located near major attractions in JB, this hotel are well-equipped with basic facilities and amenities of toiletries, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, pantry and a modern lounge. It’s definitely value for money! And if you’d like a bit more space and a touch of luxury, go for their suites which are also as affordable.
Address: 2, Jalan Sutera Tanjung 8/3, Taman Sutera Utama, 81300 Skudai, Johor
You can now relive your dream of becoming a ninja at their much-loved Lego Ninjago or go on an exhilarating rollercoaster ride aboard their Dragons’ Apprentice (or do both!). A fan of Star Wars? Then their newly-added attractions of a Star Wars mini-movie and incredible Lego installations of the franchise memorable scenes will most definitely put a joyful grin to your face.
Have a splash-tastic time sliding down the amazing slides and riding the waves at their Water Park. Don’t forget to bring an extra set of clothes and a proper swimming gear.
Address: 7 Jalan Legoland, Medini, 79100 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia
Opening Hours: 10 am – 6 pm
2. Danga Bay
3. Istana Bukit Serene (Laman Mahkota)
4. Sanrio Hello Kitty Town
Bow Cafe! Serving a variety of cakes, pastries, and savoury dishes, you’ll definitely fall in love with their gorgeous plating of adorable Hello Kitty themed dishes.
Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 6pm
5. JB Old Town
1. Paintball (AOV Paintball)
You’d probably have to set aside an entire day here as they also have the ATV for the ultimate thrill of a time!
Opening Hours: Daily 9am – 6pm
Address: PTD 114143 Jalan Desa Tebrau, Taman Desa Tebrau 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
2. Go-karting (Permas Go-kart Club)
Tucked away inside the plantations of Plentong, Permas Go-kart provides go-kart rentals suitable for all ages, be it from the tame 3.5 horsepower kart for kids to the 13 horsepower ones for adults. Feel the rush of adrenaline running through your blood as you speed through their track while maneuvering the many sharp challenging turns.
Note: You will be required to sign an indemnity form before going on the circuit.
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday from 10am to 6:30pm, Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 6:30pm
Address: Lot 1195, Jalan Bunga Matahari, Taman Plentong Baru, 81750 Johor Bahru
3. Laser Tag (Laser Battle)
Laser Battle prided itself on using the finest and latest gaming technology available within the laser tag scene. Highly visible and super fast laser blaster, extra-sensitive vests, wonderfully designed gaming arena that is full of bright LED colours and EDM music – you and your friends are sure to have an immersive and super fun laser tag experience at Laser Battle.
Address: Lot MS-11, Johor Bahru City Square, 108, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, Johor Bahru, 80000, Johor
Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 10 pm
Where to Shop
1. Johor Premium Outlets
Just take your pick from the many branded labels of Kate Spade, Burberry, Coach, Michael Kors, Salvatore Ferragamo, Armani Exchange and more.
Address: Jalan Premium Outlets, Indahpura, 81000 Kulai, Johor Darul Takzim
2. Paradigm Mall
Besides shopping, there are also a few activities you can do here with your fellow friends and family such as going to the cinema to watch the latest blockbuster. If you’re up for it, test your skating skills at their indoor ice skating rink!
Address: Jalan Skudai, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
3. Pasar Karat
Get your walking shoes on as there’ll be quite a lot of walking. And remember to bargain for the lowest price you can offer if there are items that catch your interest! That’s the whole beauty of night market after all
Address: Jalan Segget, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 6pm – 12am, Saturday and Sunday 7:30pm – 12pm
4. Kilang Bateri
There are also lots of unique cafes to be found here such as Cupchai, Voltage, Fulltank, Cooper Clubman, Let’s Get Cereal so do come here with an empty stomach! Lively and full of life, you will have a fun and lovely time at Kilang Bateri.
Address: No, 83, Jalan Tampoi, Kawasan Perindustrian Tampoi, 81200 Johor Bahru, 81200, Malaysia
1. Salahuddin Bakery (Muslim-owned)
Freshly-baked daily, they have a wide selection of pastries, puffs, and breads to choose from. If you need a helping hand in choosing what to buy, then go for their famous mutton puffs and cream pastry. You won’t be disappointed with its generous filling and the pastry’s soft texture!
Address: 26, Jalan Dhoby, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Opening Hours: Saturday to Thursday 9:30 am – 5:30pm, closed on Fridays
Contact: 012-766 8380
2. Senibong Seafood Village
From large family gatherings to date nights, dine to your heart’s content together with your loved ones while you enjoy the breathtaking view of the sea! It’ll be a moment to remember indeed
Address: Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, 81750 Masai, Johor, Malaysia
Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 4:00PM – 2:00AM, Sunday 4:00PM – 12:00AM
3. Restoran Kacang Pool Haji
This iconic Middle Eastern-inspired dish is made from fava beans and mince meat for its soup base which is topped with a fried egg and a sprinkle of red onion. Plus, it’s served with a perfectly toasted bread for you to dip. Complete your meal with a plate otak-otak – another Johor specialty food!
Address: Jalan Sabar, Taman Dato Onn, 80350 Johor Bahru, Johor
Opening Hours: Daily 7am – 11pm