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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


Gunung Ledang Waterfall

Puteri Gunung Ledang Waterfall in Johor is a relaxing bathing location for visitors. …

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Rainforest Tree House

If anyone is planning to go to Johor, and you are looking for …

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RAF Point Zipline

RAF Point Zipline Adventures, Kg. Lukut, Kota Tinggi, Johor. If you like extreme …

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Family Fun


First Ever Snow Theme Amusement Park Is Now Open In JB And We’re Snow Excited

We know that Frozen movie fever is still not over yet. The kids still demand …

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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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Alang’s Rawa Resort

All the FUN and EXCITEMENT at Pulau Rawa would not be fulfilled without experiencing a …

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Culture & Heritage


Kota Johor Lama Museum

Old Johor City is one of the defense cities built by the Malays that still …

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Mersing Museum in Johor keeps naval history of Battle of Endau alive with WWII artefacts

Many of us might not know that Mersing, Johor, famous for its beautiful islands, was …

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Kota Iskandar

Kota Iskandar is an integrated development that is planned together with its carefully inspired design. …

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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!