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
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 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
ÆON Bukit Indah Shopping Centre
Batu Pahat Mall
Angsana Johor Bahru Mall
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
- RTS Link: Johor Bahru – Singapore
- BRT Line 1: Johor Bahru – Skudai
- BRT Line 2: Johor Bahru – Johor Jaya
- BRT Line 3: Johor Bahru – Iskandar Puteri
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 Larkin, Johor 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 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.
(source: Wikipedia; visit en.wikipedia.org to learn more.)