S15 & S15A - Podium 1, Menara Ansar 65,, Jalan Trus, Johor Bahru
After many years of being a dirty border town, Johor seems to be shedding its old image, getting revamped and repainted, and is on the way to rebranding itself. While most travellers skip southern Malaysia’s largest city, there are a few people who stop by for an overnighter or an afternoon. There’s plenty to see and to do while you’re here, including visiting museums, temples, mosques, shopping zones, a well-maintained heritage district, bustling galleries, and countless cafes. If that does not catch your fancy, then there’s also Legoland, where you can spend an entire day.
The best part about Johor is its close proximity to Singapore, and it is connected to Singapore by a 1038m long causeway. Owing to this, many people often opt to work in Singapore and stay in Johor. There’s still some time before Johor could be called a finished, polished product as there is an incredible surge of infrastructural redesign underway. As one of the five economic zones of the proposed Iskandar development project, Johor’s capital, Johor Bahru, is set for a huge makeover. Getting around Johor is easy, with car hires from downtown Johor easily available. Moreover, you can explore almost every corner of the city with a car rental from downtown Johor.