History says that Plentong was an old Kangchu settlement known as Tey Chu Kang in 1859. This old village has turned to a buzzing town in Johor Bahru, with hypermarkets like Giant and Tesco, for your big shopping list. If shopping for designer brands is something in a tourist agenda, the Johor Premium Outlets are in the proximity, which offer a vast area and commendable discounts. With lots of places to worship including Mosques and Hindu temples, tourists of every race welcome it. It is the main center for Malacca-Johor archdiocese, and has a Catholic Saint Josephs church, attracting believers. It also houses one of the most populous sub-districts in all of Malaysia.
All set for a future expansion, Plentong would soon become a hub where trans city trains pass through. A proud township with higher living standards, Plentong is a town to be plotted in your tourist map. Plan your next trip to be around and check the traffic conditions before you venture out, as the busyness has added it’s share of minor vehicle congestions along the way.
|Visa requirements||Visa is required for all non-American citizens.|
|Languages spoken||English, Chinese, Malay|
|Area (km2)||9,857,306 km2|