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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Government Building
“Famous as being the oldest zoo in Malaysia, Zoo Johor was constructed and developed by Sultan Sir Ibrahim in 1928. The state government took control of it in1960 and opened for public visits in 1962.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bus Station
“7.8 km away from D'summit Residences. Capital bus terminal to other state or tourism destination. On line bus ticket booking is available at easybook,busonlineticket,booking.com,etc”
  • 13 locals recommend
Temple
“This is the only glass temple in all of Malaysia since 2010 & one of the places to visit in JB!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Plaza
“Food: There are variety of dishes to choose as for steamboat. And there are also Tauhu Bakar (Grilled Tofu), which is very famous among Johoreans. Price: Normal, Reasonable. Price of the steamboat dishes may vary depends on the colour at the stick. Environment: This place which is at the heart of Johor Bahru town makes it as a best place with friends and families at night. It will open until 1 am Address: Jalan Sungai Chat, 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia Distance 7.6 KM”
  • 4 locals recommend
Malay Restaurant
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“This amazingly delicious laksa house is known as W. W. Laksa House which stands for Water Works Laksa House 水塘路辣沙 and it is located along Jalan Kolam Air, Taman Water Works, Johor Bahru (JB town area) The restaurant needed no introduction as the signboard generally spoke for itself. It is indeed famous for it's signature dish, the laksa which was filled with tau pok, fired beancurd skin, fried fish cake slices, bean sprouts, fragrant basil leaves, not to mention fresh cockles. Food Type: Noodles, Otah-otah Recommended for breakfast and lunch Non air-conditioned Non-halal restaurant Address:Jalan Kolam Ayer, 36A& 36A1, Taman Kolam Air, 80200 Johor Bahru, Johor Business Hours: Monday12am–3pm Tuesday8am–3pm WednesdayClosed Thursday8am–3pm Friday8am–3pm Saturday8am–3pm Sunday9am–3pm ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Entertainment
“This gallery brings Johor’s colorful history to the fore. Built in 1910, this building has been a Japanese military base during World War II, an official residence for a Johorian chief minister, and now a state gallery where visitors can enjoy illustrious paintings and sculptures by local artists.”
  • 1 local recommends
Seafood Restaurant
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“Amazing seafood for dinner. Chinese Food, Seafood, Asian delight, Malaysian Food & It's Halal. 4pm to 12am”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Get down with bottomless draft beers, hearty grub and live entertainment acts spanning from acoustic bands to comedy showcases at McGregors!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“a small park which has a small cafe and lovely scenery. Great for taking pictures and having a chill.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Premise
“Their menu include their specialties eg. Nasi Ayam Penyet, Ikan Bakar, Nasi Padang (Indonesian Signature Food) and Sup Tulang Merah (Malay soup). It opens 24 hrs.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Nightclub
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  • 2 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“This kampung-style restaurant will make you feel like dining in one of the authentic food spots in Thailand as it is built in the style of a wooden high-rise house, giving a rustic village feel. The Only One Authentic Thai restaurant Kampung Carabao is just nearby! Must try their Thai Chicken Rice and Tom Yum Kung Soup! Experience Super ala Thai mood and food here! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Malay Restaurant
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“Slurp away at ZZ Sup Tulang, the best place for a delectable bowl of Mee Rebus Sup Tulang. Restoran ZZ sup tulang is definitely in the “must-try” restaurant list when you are in Johor Bahru. This restaurant serves a delicious Mee Rebus Sup Tulang and you cannot find this dish in any other restaurant in Johor Bahru – the one and only, in Johor Bahru! Its popularity is such that it has spawned a franchise chain in Johor Bahru , thanks to the numerous numbers of loyal customers who swear by the quality of this dish that love and crave the food they served. 45 minutes drive from Pulai View Homestay”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Malay Restaurant
“This amazingly delicious laksa house is known as W. W. Laksa House which stands for Water Works Laksa House 水塘路辣沙 and it is located along Jalan Kolam Air, Taman Water Works, Johor Bahru (JB town area) The restaurant needed no introduction as the signboard generally spoke for itself. It is indeed famous for it's signature dish, the laksa which was filled with tau pok, fired beancurd skin, fried fish cake slices, bean sprouts, fragrant basil leaves, not to mention fresh cockles. Food Type: Noodles, Otah-otah Recommended for breakfast and lunch Non air-conditioned Non-halal restaurant Address:Jalan Kolam Ayer, 36A& 36A1, Taman Kolam Air, 80200 Johor Bahru, Johor Business Hours: Monday12am–3pm Tuesday8am–3pm WednesdayClosed Thursday8am–3pm Friday8am–3pm Saturday8am–3pm Sunday9am–3pm ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Amazing seafood for dinner. Chinese Food, Seafood, Asian delight, Malaysian Food & It's Halal. 4pm to 12am”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Get down with bottomless draft beers, hearty grub and live entertainment acts spanning from acoustic bands to comedy showcases at McGregors!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“This kampung-style restaurant will make you feel like dining in one of the authentic food spots in Thailand as it is built in the style of a wooden high-rise house, giving a rustic village feel. The Only One Authentic Thai restaurant Kampung Carabao is just nearby! Must try their Thai Chicken Rice and Tom Yum Kung Soup! Experience Super ala Thai mood and food here! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Malay Restaurant
“Slurp away at ZZ Sup Tulang, the best place for a delectable bowl of Mee Rebus Sup Tulang. Restoran ZZ sup tulang is definitely in the “must-try” restaurant list when you are in Johor Bahru. This restaurant serves a delicious Mee Rebus Sup Tulang and you cannot find this dish in any other restaurant in Johor Bahru – the one and only, in Johor Bahru! Its popularity is such that it has spawned a franchise chain in Johor Bahru , thanks to the numerous numbers of loyal customers who swear by the quality of this dish that love and crave the food they served. 45 minutes drive from Pulai View Homestay”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Generous portion of food with budget friendly price. Good for family dining. Nice space.”
  • 1 local recommends

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