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    Johor Bahru is the capital city of Johor in southern Malaysia. The city of Johor Bahru is located at 1°29′N, 103°44′E. The city council administers the highly developed southern central coast of the metropolitan area, with a total area of 185 km². Johor Bahru is within walking distance from Singapore, and receives more than 60% of the country's annual foreign tourists via its bridges to Singapore. It is one of the largest cities in Malaysia. The city is an important industrial, tourism and commercial hub for southern Malaysia and is one of Southeast Asia's most populous urban areas. The population growth rate of Johor Bahru is also among the highest in Malaysia.

    Johor Bahru enjoys the unique distinction of being the southernmost city of the Eurasian mainland. Johor Bahru is the first city across the causeway from Singapore. Most Singaporeans have to pass JB by bus to arrive in other Malaysian destinations.

    Johor Bahru is a small town with simple attractions such as mosques, temples and zoos. There are many malls for shopping as it caters to nearby villagers and Singaporeans too. Prices are definitely much cheaper than Singapore.

    The weather is warm all year round, and a cup of iced teh-tarik (Traditional Malay pull-tea) might cool you down.

    The state consist of a few shopping malls that is popular among local and Singaporeans, including new malls like KSL.
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      • Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple
        3.36 Km from Johor Bahru
        The Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple is a major Hindu temple as well as one of the oldest temples in Tebrau, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. It is also one of the state's tourist attraction. The temple was listed in the Malaysian Book of Records as the first and only glass temple in the nation on 12 May 2010.
      • Night Safari, Singapore
        11.30 Km from Johor Bahru
        The Night Safari (Chinese: 夜间野生动物园) is the world's first nocturnal zoo and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Singapore. The concept of a nocturnal park in Singapore was suggested in the 1980s by the former executive chairman of the Singapore Zoo, Dr Ong Swee Law. Constructed at a cost of S$63 million, the Night Safari was officially opened on 26 May 1994 and occupies 35 hectares (86 acres) of secondary rainforest adjacent to the Singapore Zoo and Upper Seletar Reservoir. The Nigh...
      • Jurong Bird Park
        19.78 Km from Johor Bahru
        Jurong Bird Park (Chinese: 裕廊飞禽公园; Malay: Taman Burung Jurong; Tamil: ஜுரோங் பறவை பூங்கா), is a tourist attraction in Singapore managed by Wildlife Reserves Singapore. It is a landscaped park, built on the western slope of Jurong Hill. It is located within the Boon Lay Planning Area of the Jurong district and has an area of 202,000 square metres (50 acres).
      • Singapore Botanic Gardens
        21.42 Km from Johor Bahru
        The Singapore Botanic Gardens (Malay: Taman Botanik Singapura or Kebun Botani Singapura) is a 74-hectare (183-acre) botanical garden in Singapore. It is the only botanic garden in the world that opens from 5 a.m. to 12 midnight every single day of the year, and does not charge an admission fee, except for the National Orchid Garden. The garden is bordered by Holland Road and Napier Road to the south, Cluny Road to the east, Tyersall Avenue and Cluny Park Road to the west and Bukit Timah Road to ...
      • Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
        22.28 Km from Johor Bahru
        Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore (Chinese:新加坡香格里拉大酒店) is a five-star deluxe hotel located on Orange Grove Road, Orchard Road, Singapore. Opened on 23 April 1971, the hotel is the flagship and the first hotel of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts. The hotel has 747 guestrooms and suites spread over the Tower Wing, Garden Wing and Valley Wing, 127 serviced apartments and 55 luxurious condominium units. The hotel boasts 15 acres of landscaped gardens which are visible through the glass walls enclosing the lo...
      • Orchard Towers
        22.83 Km from Johor Bahru
        Orchard Towers (Chinese: 豪杰大厦) is an 18-story office building in Singapore located on the corner of Claymore Road and Orchard Road. Construction was completed in 1975. The first five floors are a combination of bars and retail outlets with the remainder leased as offices. During the day the building functions as a retail and office style building, but the building is best known as a landmark entertainment complex famously described as the "Four Floors of Whores" or simply the "Fou...
      • Forum The Shopping Mall
        22.88 Km from Johor Bahru
        Forum The Shopping Mall (Chinese: 福临购物中心, Tamil: பாரம் அங்காடி ) is a shopping mall on Singapore's main shopping belt, Orchard Road. It was built on the site of the Singapura Forum Hotel. Along the upper stretch of Orchard Road and a five-minute walk from Orchard MRT station, the mall is anchored by Toys "R" Us and Julia Gabriel Centre.

      Points of Interest near Johor Bahru

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      • Medini Dental Clinic Taman Daya
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        Medini Dental Clinic Taman Daya Jln Pinang 52, Taman Daya, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
      • Aston Lodge
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        Aston Lodge Singapore
      • JKR1249
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        JKR1249, Jalan Pasar Lama, 81500 Pekan Nanas, Johor, Pekan Nenas, 81500 Pekan Nanas, Johor, Malaysia
      • Lollapalooza
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        Lollapalooza 1 Keong Saik Rd, Singapore 089109
      • Sentosa
        Sentosa, which translates to peace and tranquility in Malay, is a popular island resort in Singapore, visited by some five million people a year.

        Standing tall on the island is the Merlion statue. History recalls the story of the legendary Sang Nila Utama, a Prince from Palembang, who saw a lion on the island (originally known as Temasek) while hunting. The island was then named Singapura. "Singa" meaning lion and "Pura" a city. The 37 metre (12 storey) high statue can be entered through the ground floor, and one can take the lift up to 12th floor to view the city state. Opened in 1996, it is the tallest Merlion in the whole Singapore.

        Sentosa Island offers a variety of attractions, museums and other facilities to provide a variety of experiences, recreation and entertainment to visitors.

        Attractions include a two-kilometer long sheltered beach, two golf courses and two five-star hotels, Resort Worlds at Sentosa and Hard Rock Hotel Singapore.

        Other attractions include:

        Theme park Universal Studios Singapore.
        Tiger Sky Tower, is free-standing observation tower on Sentosa, at the height of 110 meters above ground.
        The Butterfly Park, is a landscape garden with over 15,000 live butterflies, representing more than fifty species.
        The Songs of the Sea show, started on 26 March 2007, replaced the 25-year-old Musical Fountain show.
        The Sentosa 4D Magix, Singapore's first and Southeast Asia's original 4-dimensional theater.
        The CineBlast, opened in June 2007, is Singapore's only cinema ride.
        Fort Siloso, in the west of the island where you will see the preserved guns used to guard the island during World War II.
        The Sentosa Luge & Skyride, a self-steering, gravity-driven three-wheel cart. Originated from New Zealand, the non-motorized cart allows rider to speed down a hill over a course of 650 m ending at the Siloso Beach.
        The Flying Trapeze, a form of sport and recreation that helps develop one's mind, body and coordination. It also helps conquer one's fear of height.

        Sentosa is also the venue for Singapore's ultimate yearly held beach party - Zoukout!

        You can travel to Sentosa Island Easily via the Cable Car, Drive in, Sentosa Express (Light Rail) , Or even just walk in! However do note that driving and walking into the island itself requires entrance fee.
        Sentosa, Singapore

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      Climate near Johor Bahru

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      Graphic showing average weather in Johor Bahru in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 26.1 280.1 79 110.3
      Feb 26.6 194.3 79.9 76.5
      Mar 27 206.9 80.6 81.5
      Apr 27.3 213.2 81.1 83.9
      May 27.5 186.8 81.5 73.5
      Jun 27.4 180.2 81.3 70.9
      Jul 27.2 166.6 81 65.6
      Aug 27.1 191.8 80.8 75.5
      Sep 27.1 196.7 80.8 77.4
      Oct 26.9 224.4 80.4 88.3
      Nov 26.6 305.1 79.9 120.1
      Dec 26.2 332.6 79.2 130.9

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