Hello Singaporeans,


Planning for a short trip to in the weekends?? Don’t worry, book a car with Drive.MY and drive across to JB. There are ample of lovely places to be visited in JB. Make sure take this as a check list on PLACES TO GO in JB.

1)      LEGOLAND

LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort brings together a LEGOLAND Park, Water Park and Hotel in one LEGO® themed location. It is a family holiday destination with more than 70 hands-on rides, slides, shows and attractions. Almost everything is hands-on, so you can push, pedal and program, or steer, squirt and splash, your way through a truly interactive experience and of course there’s building too.


2)      Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque

The Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque is located along a street name Jalan Skudai. The Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque was completed in the year of 1900 The architecture of the mosque is a mix of two distinguishable styles. They are Victorian and Moorish styles with a little influence of Malay style. Non - Muslims are allowed to enter the mosque. However, decent and modest clothing must be worn as a sign of respect. Besides, one must remove his/her shoes before entering the mosque. The nearest Johor hotels to the state mosque are Thistle Hotel, Puteri Pacific Hotel and Citrus Johor Bahru.


3)      Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple

Arulmigu Sri Raja Kaliamman Temple is one of the oldest temple in Johor Bahru.  The temple was listed in the Malaysian Book of Records as the first and only glass temple in the nation on May 12, 2010. Light from crystal chandeliers is reflected on doors, pillars, walls and ceilings in a bright blaze that’s quite blinding initially. At least 90 per cent of the temple is embellished by a mosaic of 300,000 pieces of red, blue, yellow, green, purple and white glass. The centrepiece in the Athma Lingam sanctuary is a lotus for Lord Shiva, on which devotees can pour rose water and perform their prayers. Guru says this special sanctuary is the first in Malaysia to be designed with walls that are fully covered with 300,000 mukni Rudraksha beads from Nepal. At a glance, the walls appear to have an unusual embossed texture. Each Rudraksha bead is embedded in the walls with a chanted prayer. The fully air-conditioned temple has a café that serves vegetarian meals for special events, and a function hall in an adjoining building. It was subsist since the year 1922 on the land is given to the Indians by Johor Sultan. This temple is located at No. 22, Lorong satu, Jalan Tebrau , 80100 Johor Bahru. It is nearly 2 km drive from Johor Bahru Town.


4)      Kuso Trick Art Gallery

For the ultimate family fun experience, visit Kuso 3D Trick Art and prepare yourself to be amazed and entertained while you laugh the day away! Kuso Trick Art Gallery are the first destination for 3D trick art in Johor Bahru and Kuso Trick Art Gallery are undoubtedly the best venue for fun and exciting experience. Kuso Trick Art Gallery unique 3D paintings and interactive sessions offer something for everyone. From couples and families, to schools, sports teams and corporate events; Kuso 3D Trick Art will bring joy and happiness to your day. Kuso Trick Art Gallery are also great for any organizations’ team bonding activities and can create personalized packages to suit your needs and the needs of your business. It’s located at 83 & 85 Jalan Mutiara Emas 10/2, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. A place where fun is assured!


5)      Johor Bahru City Square

Strategically located in the heart of the city and only a stone’s throw from the customs and immigration checkpoint, Johor Bahru City Square stands out as a central landmark in JB. Due in part to its proximity to the Johor-Singapore Causeway, City Square attracts many shoppers from Singapore. With its more than 200 retailers, it offers a host of fashion, entertainment and restaurants. All catered to wow the senses and satisfy the needs. Rush in when the doors open at 10a.m for breakfast, then head out and start your shopping adventure of clothes, shoes, bags, toiletries, electronic toys. Everything the heart desires. Unique to Johor Bahru City Square is the Inner City, an eclectic mix of smallish fashion and accessory shops plus restaurants housed in a tight, quaint setting. Always a firm favorite of the “NOW” generation. After many hours of shopping, rest the feet in one of the numerous restaurants and cafes or indulge in a soothing foot massage, then go on to treat the rest of the body at a salon.


6)      Chinese Heritage Museum

A walk along Jalan Tan Hiok Nee in Johor Baru will take you pass charming coffee shops, old provision stores, and a traditional charcoal bakery and on to OCBC Bank - the bank that catered to Johor's pioneer overseas Chinese. It also leads to the rear entrance of the Johor Baru Chinese Heritage Museum, a four-level building that can be accessed from two entrances, Jalan Ibrahim and Jalan Tan Hiok Nee. This building, occupied by the Johor Baru Tiong-Hua Association since 1948, was officially opened as a heritage museum in October 2009. A visit to the museum is an enriching experience, not only for those who wish to learn more about the culture and heritage of their forefathers and early Chinese immigrants in Johor but, also for anyone who is keen on history.


With this great places to visit in JB, Rent a car from Drive.MY and have a splendid time with family and friends, guarantee it will be a worthy visit. Plan this weekend wisely. 


Pictures attached on top from top left would be the Legoland, Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque, Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple, Kuso Trick Art Gallery, Johor Bahru City Square and Chinese Heritage Museum