Johor Bahru - Malaysia
Johor Bahru, capital of the Malaysian state of Johor, sits at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. With a causeway across the Straits of Johor connecting it to Singapore, it’s a gateway between the nations. Johor Bahru has been the capital of the Sultanate of Johor since 1866, when the Sultanate administration centre was moved there from Telok Blangah in Singapore. It’s also known for its nightlife and shopping malls, some of which are on Jalan Wong Ah Fook, the central business district’s main boulevard. Danga Bay is a 25km area of recreational waterfront. Historical attractions include The Grand Palace, Tokoh Museum, Johor Bahru Old Chinese temple and the Sultan Ibrahim Building. Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque is the main and oldest mosque in the state. Other historical religious buildings include the Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Hindu Temple, Sri Raja Mariamman Hindu Temple, Gurdwara Sahib and Church of the Immaculate Conception.