Private Johor Bahru Full Day City & Shopping Tour from Kuala Lumpur

Duration: 12 hours
Destination: Malaysia, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
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  • 12 hours
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

- Visit Jalan Tan Hoik Nee, one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city
- Chance to explore Johor Zoo, one of the first zoos to be built in Southeast Asia
- Admire the stunning mix of Malay and Western architecture of Istana Besar
- Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque, a pretty blend of quaint Victorian design features mixed with Moorish motifs
- Opportunity to see the first Hindu building in the world to be made of glass
- Check out the Arch of Istana Bukit Serene, topped with a large model of the crown of the Sultan
- Shop until you drop at Johor Premium Outlets

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Malaysia Tourism Centre, 109 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur 50450 Malaysia

Itinerary:-
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Please note: If any of the attractions is closed, we have the right to change the itinerary without notice.

7:00am hotel pick up from your hotel located at Kuala Lumpur City Centre (1km radius from KLCC).
You can also join our tour from Kuala Lumpur meeting point namely Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTic): 109, Jalan Ampang, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tan Hiok Nee heritage Street, Jalan Tan Hock Nee, Johor Bahru 80000 Malaysia

Jalan Tan Hoik Nee is named after one of the founding fathers of Johor Bahru and is also known for being one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city.

It is here that you will find a number of delicious cafes and restaurants and there is also a high concentration of antique shops dotted along Jalan Tan Hiok Nee.

The architecture is also spectacular here and you can expect traditional Chinese style shop houses as well as a number of colonial buildings.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Johor Old Chinese Temple, Jalan Trus Lot 653, Jalan Trus, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Jalan Trus, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia, Johor Bahru 80000 Malaysia

Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple is a traditional temple that dates from the 19th century and was built in honor of five deities venerated by the Chinese community.

This is one of the oldest religious buildings of its kind in the city and is instantly recognizable thanks to its bright red and white color scheme.

In addition to the actual temple you will also find some exhibits that tell the story of how the Chinese community first came to Johor Bahru.

Certainly no trip to the city is complete without a visit to this famous site.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Vicar Church Of Immaculate Conception, 198, Jalan Abdul Rahman Andak, Bandar Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru 80100 Malaysia

The Roman Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception is one of the oldest buildings that still stands in Johor as it was built in 1883. The structure is known for its lone steeple that is topped with a scenic spire and it is designed in the traditional British colonial style.

The church is also known for its colorful Harvest Festival which takes place in January and is based on the Tamil datival of Pongal

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple, No.22 Lorong Satu Tebrau, Johor Bahru Malaysia

The Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple is one of the most important buildings for the Hindu community in Johor Bahru and was the first Hindu building in the world to be made of glass.

Both the interior and exterior are decorated with glass which makes it glitter in the light of the sun, and you will notice statues of Christ and Buddha inside even though this is a traditionally Hindu building.

If you like unusual structures then make sure not to miss this quirky stop off the itinerary.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Johor Art Gallery (Galeri Seni), No. 144 Jalan Petrie, Johor Bahru 80100 Malaysia

Please note : This itinerary is not available on Friday & Saturday

The Johor Bahru Art Gallery is located in a building that dates from 1910 and this is a great place to come if you want to know a little more about Malaysian art work.

The gallery has a range of different kinds of art on show such as Islamic calligraphy as well as ceramics, weaponry, and even ancient bank notes and coins.

You will also find some modern paintings on display and the building is topped with a thatched roof and has a large ceremonial drum at its entrance.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Johor Zoo, Jalan Gertak Merah, Johor Bahru 80000 Malaysia

Johor Zoo was one of the first zoos to be built in Southeast Asia and dates from 1928. There are over a hundred different species of animals here and you can expect to find gorillas, elephants, lions, and flamingoes, to name just a few examples of the fauna on show.

There are also bird and reptile houses at the zoo and a number of eateries dotted around in case you fancy a bite to eat.

If you are travelling with children then this is an excellent pick and there are also opportunities to interact with some of the animals during feeding times.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque, Jalan Gertak Merah, Johor Bahru Malaysia

Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque was built over a period of some eight years starting in 1892 and is a mix of British colonial architecture and traditional Islamic motifs.

One of the signature features of the mosque is the four minarets that are located on the top and are meant to look like traditional British clock towers.

Much of the interior is covered in white marble and you will find a pretty blend of quaint Victorian design features mixed with Moorish motifs.

The mosque can accommodate some 2,000 worshippers at one time and if you like religious architecture then this is not to be missed.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Grand Palace Park (Istana Besar), Johor Bahru Malaysia

The Istana Besar is the Royal Palace and would have been the home of the Sultan of Johor in the days of old.

This impressive building was constructed in 1866 during the time of Sultan Abu Bakar and is a stunning mix of Malay and Western architecture.

Make sure to look out for the large dome that tops the structure as well as the signature blue roof.

Other points of interest here include the Royal Abu Bakar Museum which has a collection of antiques and heirlooms that would have belonged to the Royal Family.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Istana Bukit Serene, Bukit Serene, Johor Bahru 80200 Malaysia

Istana Bukit Serene is now the official residence of the Sultan of Johor and as such it is not open to the public.

Many people still come here however to check out the exterior and you will find an arch here topped with a large model of the crown of the Sultan and you can also check out the manicured lawns from the outside.

The palace dates from 1933 and was built in the Art Deco style and as such it is a riot of interesting carvings and is topped with a main tower that soars to a height of 35 meters.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Danga Bay, Johor Bahru Malaysia

Danga Bay is a waterfront complex that has a range of dining and lifestyle attractions.

It is a very popular spot for tourists in Johor Bahru as it is also the home of the Danga World Petting Zoo which is smaller than the main zoo in Johor but has animal shows where younger visitors can get up close to the animals.

Danga World Theme Park is also located in the Danga Bay Complex and has around 20 rides such as a scenic Ferris wheel and spinning tea cups.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dome, Kulaijaya Persiaran Indahpura, Kulai 81000 Malaysia

One of the big reasons that visitors flock to Johor is for the bargain shopping opportunities here, the best of which are found at the Johor Premium Outlets.

This shopping mall style complex carries a huge range of international and local brands all of which are sold at competitive prices and there are also some eateries and cafes here so you can get a bite to eat in between all the shopping.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Asni Tours & Travel (M) Sdn Bhd, Block C4-2-29, Parklane, 1, Jalan 1/152, Taman Overseas Union, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tour operator

Duration: 10 minutes

Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotel only)
  • English-speaking driver
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Johor Zoo

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note: If any of the attractions is closed, we have the right to change the itinerary without notice.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • We are committed to ensure the safety of travelers according to the Standard Operating Procedures of the World Health Organization (WHO) Standards
Departure Point

1: Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2: MATIC, 109, Jln Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Traveler pickup is offered
Free hotel pick up & drop off from your hotel located at Kuala Lumpur City Centre (1km radius from KLCC).
You can also join our tour from Kuala Lumpur meeting point namely Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTic): 109, Jalan Ampang, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
An additional surcharge for hotel pickup outside 1km radius from the city center is applicable and payable on the day of your activity.


Departure Time

07:00 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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Duration

12 hours

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