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Johor Bahru
Johor Bahru is the State Capital, built in 1855 by the late Sultan Abu Bakar. The city is the southern gateway to Peninsular Malaysia and is connected to Singapore by road and rail via a causeway to Tanjong Pagar and a second road link to Tuas in the republic.

Johor Lama
Small village in Johor Lama was the seat Johor Sultanate after the fall Malacca till the final destruction of the fort in 1587. The earth mount fort has since been restored.

Desaru-The Village of casuarinas is 8 km northeast of Johor Bahru and situated on a 20 km stretch of untouched beach in the southeast corner of the Peninsular. Ideal for swimming, boating, canoeing, fishing, snorkelling or jungle trekking. Golf enthusiasts can also play on an international 18-hole course.

The town of Mersing, 135 km from Johor Bahru City is one of the staging points to the islands of Pulau Tioman, Pulau Rawa, Pulau Besar, Pulau Sibu, Pulau Sibu Tengah and Pulau Tinggi. Visitors normally stay overnight at one of the hotels in this fishing port to catch the ferry services to the islands as the high tide is usually at 9.00 am.

Air Papan
The Beach is a popular picnic area. The annual “Pesta Air Papan” celebrated on 1st May draws thousands of people 15 minutes from Mersing town, you may spend your night here and laze the beach before proceeding to the islands off the coast.

The Johor countryside is well cultivated with pineapples. Just an hour’s drive from Johor Bahru City, the fishing village has a settlement of fishermen living on stilts by shore. The town is also the staging point for visitors going to Gunung Pulai for waterfall picnics, jungle trekking for mountain climbing.

This picturesque town is well-known for this delicious and inexpensive food stalls and restaurants. The tree-lined Tanjung is ideal for evening strolls. The waterfalls at the foot of Mount Ophir (Gunung Ledang) is accessible from Muar.

Kukup is fishing village with houses on stilts at the water’s edge. There are numerous restaurants on stilts serving delicious seafood. Handicraft and delicacies such as keropok, belacan and cencaluk are available at Kukup.