Have some time to spare on your hands? Check out these 5 malls in Johor Bahru featuring plenty of outlets, a bite of yum and a dash of entertainment with your little ones!
1. Komtar JBCC
Location: Johor Bahru City Centre, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Hour: 10 am – 10 pm
In addition to being conveniently located, Komtar JBCC houses brand names like Marks & Spencer, Bobbi Brown, Bath & Body Works, and Fossil within its spacious three-story building.
And if your little ones start getting impatient in the midst of your shopping trip, worry not about cutting your trip short. Instead, pop into level three and let your little ones loose at the Angry Bird Activity Park, an indoor playground featuring foam pit, trampolines and obstacle course, while you take a breather.
Afterwards, you can replenish your energy at one of the many dining outlets offering delicious fares between Nasi Goreng and Shabu Shabu.
Location: LOT S51, Aeon Bukit Indah Shopping Centre, 8, Jalan Indah 15/2, Taman Bukit Indah, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
- Sun – Thur: 10 am – 10 pm
- Fri – Sat: 10 am – 11 pm
Aeon Mall Bukit Indah is usually not that crowded, which makes it an ideal location to get your shopping done with a little one in tow. The lack of a crowd does not mean there is a lack of outlets, au contraire, from fashion, books and stationaries to groceries, you’re likely to find everything on your shopping list here. There is also a fair share of cafés to satiate your hunger and stretch your feet at after a good round of shopping.
If LEGOLAND® Malaysia is in your itinerary for the day, even better, because Aeon Mall Bukit Indah is just nearby the popular theme park. A little bit of fun and a little bit of shopping done, can you describe a more satisfying day?
3. Sutera Mall
Location: Sutera Mall, 1, Jalan Sutera Tanjung 8/4, Taman Sutera Utama, 81300 Skudai, Johor
Hour: 10.30 am – 10.30 pm
Another mall that is located near LEGOLAND® Malaysia is Sutera Mall. Housed within its four-story building apart from its wide range of fashion, lifestyle and sundry product offerings, is the AEON BIG hypermarket. Located on level 2, the hypermarket carries a variety of goods, from groceries to apparels and electronics.
With 2 indoor playgrounds, an arcade and a skating rink in the mall, you don’t have to worry about keeping your little ones entertained while you go on a shopping spree. And if you’re lucky, you might get to catch a live performance at the Open-Air Amphitheatre at Sutera Walk.
When it comes to food, you’re bound to be spoilt for choice as there is just so much drool-worthy options, from spicy Korean burger, Japanese steamboat and claypot dishes to bubble waffle, Baskin Robbins and baked cheese tarts.
If you get a chance to visit the mall at night, you should for Sutera Walk’s landscaped garden and water features combined with its glowing LED lightings, make for a picturesque view.
Location: Jalan Skudai, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Hour: 10 am – 10 pm
There is no better place to go on a shopping spree than Paradigm Mall. With gourmet supermarket, F&B outlets that you’ll need more than two hands to count, tons (by that we mean hundreds) of retail outlets, ranging from fashion and lifestyle to electronics and books, you’ll turn into a shopaholic even if you weren’t one before.
The huge indoor skating rink and large indoor rocknasium is another reason to bring your little ones to this humongous seven-story mall. If rock climbing and ice skating are too much of a hurdle, there is also an indoor playground, Jkids, where you can relax while your tots spend their endless energy.
Location: Jalan Tampoi, Pusat Bandar Tampoi, 81200 Johor Bahru
Hour: 10 am – 10 pm
You can expect the usual suspects like apparels, accessories, food & beverages, and electronics within Angsana Johor Bahru Mall’s five-story tall building, home to over 200 outlets.
For family-friendly entertainment, you can partner up with your kids to hit strikes at the bowling alley or let your inner Whitney Houston loose at the karaoke. The little ones though might enjoy the indoor playground more.