A visit to the Taman Merdeka in Johar Bahru, Malaysia while on a visit will ensure some fresh air as well as some history lessons about the Johar Empire.
The Taman Merdeka is a community recreational park which was officially launched and opened to the public in the year 20011. Its creation and stunning layout were inspired by the country ‘s struggle for independence.
What to do
The park stretches out over almost 31 acres of land and is a popular location for locals and tourist alike for some brisk walking, jogging or rock climbing. Many simply take a break from the hustle and bustle to relax under the shady trees. It definitely among some of the most pleasant things to do in Johor Bahru.
A tourist who wishes to take in the sights can easily access the park by car, taxi or even by foot since it is in close proximity to many hotels in the capital such as the Berjaya Waterfront Hotel, Johor Bahru.
Things to see
Having been inspired by the country’s struggle for independence, there are a total of 9 laman or lawns depicting a chapter in the history of the country’s great fight for freedom. A newly created musical fountain is an attractive sight to see while visiting.
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