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The name Johor comes from the Arabic word ‘Jauhar’ which means ‘Precious Gem’. Johor is also known as Hujung Tanah (edge of a land) or ‘Gangganu’ by the Siamese referring to ‘Gemstone’ The history of modern Johor began under the rule of Sultan Abu Bakar who introduced the Johor Constitution and subsequently brought about changes mostly in the more administration of the state of Johor. Today, the state located in the south of Peninsular Malaysia with an area of 19,166 square KM is constantly witnessing development and progress in terms of economy, lifestyle, and also tourism. This district with a population density of 3.79 million has received at least 8 million tourists annually.

The state of Johor, located in the south of Peninsular Malaysia, is the main gateway to Malaysia via Singapore, thus stealing the attention of tourists from within and outside the country. This great state not only thriving in terms of development and modernization but is also graced with beautiful island and beaches as well as biodiversity landscapes that have been preserved for thousands of years.

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Nature Escapade


This Stunning National Park In Johor Is Perfect For Your Next Outdoor Adventure

With countless things to see and do in Malaysia, there is definitely no …

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Camp Site, Mersing

For those of you who want to experience adventure with the atmosphere of …

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This Hidden Hiking Spot In Batu Pahat Promises A Breathtaking View

Every once in awhile, it’s nice to just get out of the city …

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Family Fun


Innovative Heritage Charm at B5 Johor Street Market

Emulating Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market, B5 aims to be the one-stop for all kinds of …

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Forest City

For those of you who want to find accommodation far away from the hustle and …

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Dinosaur Alive Water Theme Park at KSL Hotel & Resort, Johor Bahru.

Dinosaur Alive Water Theme Park is located at KSL Hotel & Resort, Johor Bahru. Themed …

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Culture & Heritage


Masjid Sultan Ibrahim

The people in Muar call this mosque as Masjid Sultan Ibrahim 2 because all the …

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Masjid Jamek Sultan Abu Bakar

Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque is the earliest mosque in Johor Bahru. The Sultan Abu Bakar …

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Gubok Ann Sate Warisan

If you come to Muar, it would be a waste if you don’t try satay …

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Travel Articles



Get to know Johor and learn how to get around by reading our guide. Or better yet, visit Johor Tourism offices and we will curate the best activities for you!


Treat your eyes to traditional Johorian art in Batu Pahat, find paradise in the islands of Mersing, or immerse yourself in Kluang’s charming town. Every district and city in Johor promises a majestic episode!