9 Snap-Worthy Places You Can Visit for Free in Johor Bahru

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Aside from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, and so on… which offers beautiful views and photographs (too), do you know that Johor Bahru also boasts many spots where you can have both? Take note, you can enjoy these — views and IG-worthy photos — for FREE!

 

1. BookXcess

 

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BookXcess is a Malaysian-based bookstore that has just officially opened in Sunway Bigbox. Covering an area of 32,000 square feet and a height of 7.5 meters, with more than 1.2 million books, BookXcess is considered as the largest bookstore in South Malaysia. Whether you’re looking for a book of science fiction or thriller, literature or teen book, business book or novel, or about art or design, BookXcess surely got the right one for you!

Location: Sunway Iskandar, Persiaran Medini 5, 79250 Nusajaya, Johor

Business Hours: 10:00am – 10:00pm

 

2. B5 Johor Street Market

B5 Johor Street Market, the newly-developed commercial tourism centre in Tampoi that brings together food trucks, retail bazaar, box park, and hub for local arts and culture.

Location: Taman Tampoi (opposite Angsana Plaza)

 

3. Puteri Harbour

 

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One of the most eye-catching attractions in South Johor which is often visited by many foreign tourists. Aside from taking beautiful pictures, Puteri Harbour will also calm your mind by the beautiful scenery.

Location: Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Puteri Harbour 79000 Iskandar Puteri, Johor Darul Ta’zim, Malaysia

 

4. 陈旭年街/Jalan Tan Hiok Nee

 

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Given that Jalan Tan Hiok Nee is a rich multicultural heritage, people going to this part of Johor will feel like traveling back in time due to the retro buildings in every corner of the street.

Location: Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru

 

5. Senibong Cove

 

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Senibong Cove is a place perfect for those who love taking Instagram-worthy photos and those who are looking for an ideal spot to date your love. Just imagine the view of the endless seascape, the white clouds and blue sky, and the many yachts docked on the shore as a backdrop — perfect!

Location: Persiaran Senibong, Teluk Senibong, 81750 Masai, Johor

 

6. Tasik Biru, Kangkar Pulai

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Despite the kinda rough mountain road, Tasik Biru, otherwise Blue Lake, in Kangkar Pulai is guaranteed to sweep your tiredness away!

Location: Persiaran Bandar Baru Kangkar Pulai Fasa 3b, Bandar Baru Kangkar Pulai, Johor Bahru, Johor

 

7. Spring Labs at Iskandar Malaysia

 

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If you want to put colors to your IG feed, the colorful European architecture at Eco Spring Labs will surely do!

Location: Jalan Ekoflora Utama, Taman Eko Flora, Johor

 

8. Little Paris

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This spot in Iskandar Special Zone brags many beautiful architectures and murals hidden in the back lane.

Location: Jalan Jaya Putra 1/1, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

 

9. Putuo Village 普陀村

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Located in the beautiful green bamboo forest is Putuo Village, which is a must-see for both worship and taking beautiful photos.

Location: Lot 1488, Jalan Kampung Felda Taib Andak, Off Jalan Kota Tinggi, Kulai

Business Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm

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