Johor Bahru facts

Here at Fellowship Stories Of You And Me, we wanna lay our facts about Johor Bahru at a go. Our writer visited the place with his parents frequently.

Jalan Wong Ah Fook

Jalan Wong Ah Fook is a major one-way road in Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. It is located in Johor Bahru’s central business district and is also one of the busiest roads in the city.

It was named after Wong Ah Fook, a Chinese man who came to Singapore in 1854 and established himself in building construction and other businesses. The town of Johor Bahru was founded in 1855 by Wong Ah Fook and Temenggung Daeng Ibrahim.

“Jalan” is the Malay word for road.

Johor Bahru City Square

Johor Bahru City Square is a shopping centre and office building located in the Central Business district of Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. City Square, along with Komtar, are located along the bustling main road of Jalan Wong Ah Fook. Due in part to its proximity to the Johor-Singapore Causeway, City Square attracts many shoppers from Singapore.

Komtar JBCC

Komtar JBCC is a shopping mall in Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. It opened in November 2014 and is adjacent to the popular Johor Bahru City Square. It is located next to the original Komtar building, being a recent extension of the original building

Johor Premium Outlets

Johor Premium Outlets is a shopping centre in Kulai District, Johor, Malaysia. It is the first luxury premium brand outlet in Southeast Asia.

KSL City

KSL City is an integrated shopping mall development in Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia which comprises 500 retail outlets, 8 cinema halls (MBO), 868 hotel rooms, 602 condominium, and 2800 car parks.

ÆON Bukit Indah Shopping Centre

AEON Bukit Indah Shopping Centre is a shopping mall in the fast-expanding township of Bukit Indah, Iskandar Puteri, Johor Bahru District, Johor, Malaysia.

Batu Pahat Mall

Batu Pahat Mall (BP Mall) is a shopping mall in Batu Pahat Town, Batu Pahat District, Johor, Malaysia.

Angsana Johor Bahru Mall

Angsana Johor Bahru Mall is a Malaysian shopping complex situated in Tampoi, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. Before 2014, the mall was named Plaza Angsana.

Danga City Mall

Danga City Mall is a shopping mall in Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. Danga City Mall has an area of 1,000,000-square-foot (93,000 m2) and up to 500,000-square-foot (46,000 m2) nett lettable space on 7 levels.

The anchor tenant for Danga City Mall is METROJAYA, a chain in Malaysian retailing industry. It also houses a variety of entertainment facilities. Major leisurely sports can be found at level 5. This Danga City Mall provided more than 10,000 jawatan kosong for the local people surround Johor.

Danga City Mall is accessible via an overbridge to the train station beside it.

Johor Bahru Rapid Transit System

The Johor Bahru Rapid Transit System is a proposed rapid transit system to be built in Johor Bahru, consisting of one rapid transit line and three bus rapid transit corridors.

Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Hassan Yunos Stadium

The Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Hassan Yunos Stadium, also simply known as Larkin Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in LarkinJohor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 30,000 people and opened in 1964. It was named after former Menteri Besar of Johor, Tan Sri Dato Hj Hassan Yunos.

Danga Bay

Danga Bay or Teluk Danga is the largest recreational park in the city of Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. It was developed by Tan Sri Datuk Lim Kang Hoo via Ekovest Berhad and is located near Istana Bukit Serene, about 7 km from Johor Bahru’s city centre. Events are held there.

The site is accessible via a network of main roads, International Airports, cargo hubs and seaports. Large projects have been earmarked for this area, including a new financial and commercial hub, hotels, exhibition and convention centre, marina and upmarket residential properties.

Johor Zoo

The Johor Zoo (Malay: Zoo Johor) is a zoo in Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

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