Johor Bahru is one of the more underrated regions you can visit in Malaysia. Often overlooked in favour of the country’s more popular destinations, there’s actually a lot to see and do here. So, here’s a look at how you can spend an amazing 48 hours in Johor Bahru.
The Tastes of Johor Bahru
You can start off your time in Johor Bahru by getting acquainted with the various flavours the region has to offer. As morning arrives, a plethora of street vendors are ready to offer all kinds of delicious treats and there’s an ample selection of restaurants to choose from as well.
Tour an Ostrich Farm
Johor Bahru is one of the few places in Malaysia where you can tour through an authentic ostrich farm! Here you can feed the chicks, pet the adults and even try out some ostrich-themed delicacies.
The Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque
If you’re staying at one of the pool villas in Malaysia found near the centre of Johor Bahru – for example, the ones offered by properties like Anantara Desaru Coast Residences – be sure to visit the Abu Bakar Mosque. Considered to be a marvel of architecture, the intricate designs on display her will leave you stunned.
Visiting the Beach
There’s no better way to cap off your time in Johor Bahru than with a visit to the coastline. Desaru Beach is charming seaside attraction that’s surrounded by a number of pubs and restaurants.