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5 Family Friendly Shopping Malls to Visit in Johor Bahru

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 Source Location: Johor Bahru City Centre, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia Date: Daily 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...

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Family-Friendly Activities and Venues to Visit when in Muar

Muar’s historical buildings and graves is a testament to its rich heritage but that’s not all there is to see and do in this Royal Town of Johor. Here are 5 things you can do in Muar with little ones in tow. 1. Sultan Ibrahim Jamek Mosque Source Location: Jalan Petri, Taman Sri Tanjung, 84000 Muar, Johor, Malaysia Date: Daily Hour: TBU Wander through the Sultan Ibrahim Jamek Mosque, a building of intricate designs influenced by Islamic mosques and European palaces. The blue and white structure forms a brilliant sight with its grand porticoes, welcoming archways, towering minaret, and well-crafted balustrades adorned with pinnacles on its edges. 2. Donhu Jurassic Garden Source Location: 2700, 224, Kampung Sabak Aur, 84000 Muar, Johor,...

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Family-Friendly Things to Do and Places to Visit in Mersing

Located in the eastern half of Johor, Mersing is a small town and if you’re not from around here, the main (and probably only) reason you’ve landed in Mersing is because you’re waiting for your boat ride to one of the many offshore islands. If you’ve got some time to spare before your ride, here are some activities you can occupy your time with. 1. Muzium Mersing Source Location: 243, Jalan Ibrahim, Mersing Kechil, 86800 Mersing, Johor, Malaysia Date: Mon – Thur & Sat – Sun (closed on Wed) Hour: 9.00 am – 4.45 pm Admission: FREE Built around 1920s, the Mersing Museum building has changed hands several times through the years. From serving as the district administrative office, it then...

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5 Indoor Activities to Consider for the Family in Johor

Whether you want to take shelter from the rain or hide out from the sun, here are 5 family-friendly indoor activities to pass your time with in Johor! 1. Johor Bahru Chinese Heritage Museum Source Location: 42, Jalan Ibrahim, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia Date: Tue – Sun (Mon closed) Hour: 9 am – 5 pm (last entry: 4 pm) Admission: Adult: RM 6 Children/Student/Senior Citizen: RM 3 Displayed within a four-story shophouse are artefacts that documents the history of Chinese immigrants and their trades that flourishes even to this day such as their carpentry and Chinese medicines. Discover the tales of the Chinese community in Johor Bahru through the porcelain, musical instruments, old coins, photos, and documents...

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Daddy Josh Visits Desaru Fruit Farm at Kota Tinggi

Location Desaru Fruit Farm, 92, 82200 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia Date Daily Hour 9.00 am – 6.30 pm Admission Entrance + Fruit Sampling Box Adult: RM 26.50 Child: RM 21.20 Please check site for more details on available tours and charges Details Daddy Josh recently visits the Desaru Fruit Farm, and shares a video of his experience, and why it will be of interest to families too!  Why it’s good for parents: “I believe in teaching children to love mother nature. Through this farm tour, my son knows how fruits are grown and the hard work in involves.” – Daddy Josh   Visit Desaru Fruit Farm for more details.  

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