Located in the southern portion of Peninsular Malaysia, Johor is one of the most developed states in Malaysia, with Johor Bahru as the capital. The word Johor is originated from the Arabic word ‘Jauhar’, which means jewel. A tropical rainforest climate with characteristic monsoon rains, Johor welcomes tourists from everywhere. It is linked to Singapore via road connections, offering scenic vistas throughout the journey.
With influences of multiple cultures through traders, Johor has a rich heritage in art and music. Traditional cuisines and age-old recipes dominate the cuisine with traces of Malaysian and Arab influences. Wide ranges of delicacies thrill the visitors who crave for the natural and authentic dishes. Sprawling beaches with white sands and clear blue waters are among the tourist vignettes. National parks with uninhabited mangroves, lush vegetation waterfalls, LEGOLAND and the old city town of Muar attract visitors to this ‘Abode of Dignity’. The capital city of Johor Bahru offers shopping malls such as the City Square, KSL city and an uninhibited avenue of shopping experience with catchy price tags. A plethora of outdoor activities including diving and golf clubs await tourists from all around Malaysia and beyond.
Home to one of the best spa experiences, a visit to Johor would keep rejuvenation alive for everyone.