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Top Things To Do In Johor Bahru – The Best Weekend Getaway

Are you visiting Singapore? Then a weekend getaway to nearby Johor Bahru will be the icing on the cake. Located only an hour away from Singapore this beautiful city has something for everyone, whether you are an outdoorsy person or prefer indoor action, here are the best things to do in Johor Bahru!


Grab Some Top Bargains At Johor Bahru Premium Outlet

Open from 10 am to 10 pm the Johor Bahru Premium Outlet Kulai is where you will come across some pretty awesome bargains. Whether you love the lure of big brands or local products, this place is prefect for some bargain hunting and stretching that holiday budget. Go hunt for the best deals on premium brands such as Dockers, Coach and Ralph Lauren. The outlet is located just 31 minutes from Berjaya Waterfront Hotel, Johor Bahru in case you're looking for a well located hotel to settle down in the city.


Be A Shopaholic At Komtar JBCC

Komtar JBCC is a huge mall opened in 2014; the complex boasts 5 floors of retail therapy and really is all you need to satisfy the holiday shopper in you. Easy to reach from any well-located hotel Johor Bahru has to offer, the mall is also just a short walk from the Johor Bahru City Square which you will love exploring.


Get Up Close And Personal To The Ostriches Of Desaru Farm

The Desaru Ostrich Farm boasts over 200 of the gigantic birds and is quite the thrill for the entire family. Go explore the place and learn about the birds and how they contribute towards a profitable industry. The farm is open from 10 am to 6 pm.


Meet The Crocodiles At Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm

The crocodile farm is home to a large number of the amphibians and is quite interesting to explore. If you are willing to, you can purchase live chickens to be fed to the creatures. Kids while being kept highly entertained by the sights of the crusty critters should be watched carefully while exploring the farm.


Go Visit The Zoo

The Johor Bahru Zoo is perfect for a budget friendly tour and is very family oriented. Set up in 1928 this vintage animal sanctuary is well looked after and houses a variety of exotic animals such as elephants, lions and tigers. Check for feeding times and plan your visit to coincide, as kids will love the up close interactions, feeding the gentler creatures.


Savour Fresh Seafood In Johor Bahru

Of course, this coastal city is most loved for its marvelous selection of seafood, a top attraction there. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from but for the best tastes and freshest catch from the ocean, you may want to consider visiting Todak Seafood Restaurant which sits atop the pier offering one expansive view of the ocean and of course some tantalizing seafood dishes to treat your taste-buds to!
There you go, folks, a few options to enjoy in Johor Bahru; for the full scope, you may want to book the best hotel in Johor Bahru and extend your stay to more than just a weekend!

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