Attractions, Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru, A Fun-Filled Escape

Beautiful sights, amazing shopping, sensational attractions and a phenomenal choice of great food! You’ll find it all in Johor Bahru! Located at the southern end of Malaysia, this city attracts approximately 16 million tourists annually from all around the world. So if you’re starting to plan your next holiday, here are a few reasons why you should consider visiting Johor Bahru in Malaysia.

Let your imagination run wild at Legoland


Thrilling adventures, exhilarating roller coaster rides and fun shows – your family will have a fantastic time at Legoland Malaysia. From the youngest to the oldest, this well-designed theme park has everything to make your holiday unforgettable. There’s Legoland Water Park Adventure Land; Lego City; Miniland and lots more. There are also shops, a café and various guest services available for your comfort and convenience.

A real treat awaits you at Sanrio Hello Kitty Town


Don’t miss this great opportunity to visit the first Sanrio Hello Kitty Town outside of Japan. This Hello Kitty theme park is wonderful– there is Hello Kitty’s house, activity areas, a teacup ride, a play area and the new “Hello Kitty in Oz World” attractions. See live appearances by Hello Kitty herself, character parades, pop into the Red Bow Cafe and pick up your special souvenir at the Hello Kitty merchandise outlet.

All onboard for Thomas Town!

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Puteri Harbour is home to the first Thomas Town in Southeast Asia, where visitors are transported to the fictional Island of Sodor, and the home of Thomas & Friends. The family-centric themed attraction, offers exciting rides and engaging activities that get you up close to Thomas the Tank Engine and all his friends.

For thrills and excitement visit Permas Go kart


Experience the excitement and suspense of go karting at Permas Go Kart Johor. With the longest go kart track in all of Malaysia, you can reach a speed of over 160 km per hour. Choose your route from a total of 8 tracks and have fun racing past your rivals! And if you’re a beginner, don’t worry you can get basic lessons and guidance from skilled operators.

Go crazy and creative at Kuso Trick Art Gallery


Quite a quirky attraction, the Kuso Trick Art Gallery is the first place with 3D trick art in Johor Bahru. At the gallery, a wide variety of fun and interactive sessions are on display, ranging from the mild to the wild including 3D paintings, props, masks and much more. Once inside your family will not want to leave!

Learning is fun at Desaru Ostrich Farm


This is your chance to get close and personal with the big, beautiful ostriches. The staff are very knowledgeable about the animals and a caretaker will be your personal tour guide around the farm. Take photos with a few of the very tame birds that walk around freely and visit the shop outside where you can buy souvenirs like ostrich eggs and ostrich skin belts.

This article was published in the May 2016 issue of Inspire Living Magazine. Download it here!