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Land of Precious Stone

Johor is the southernmost state in Peninsula Malaysia that links Singapore to Malaysia via its causeways. The state covers an area of 19,166 sq. kilometers and is known for its beautiful pristine beaches, tropical islands and ancient rainforests. Its name Johor is derived from the Arabic word Jauhar which translates to ‘precious stones’. And like the gem that it is, Johor offers many wonderful attractions. Come enjoy and experience world-renowned golf resorts and luxurious beaches to alluring shopping establishments and the fascinating rainforest and its wildlife.

The state capital Johor Bahru’s diverse history will leave you in awe from all its historical and cultural buildings along with its sumptuous food and modern trappings.


Some notable and popular attractions not to be missed in this state are the Endau-Rompin National Park, Gunung Ledang National Park, Lego Land Theme Park, Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park, Pasir Gudang Kite Museum, Danga Bay, Sibu Group of islands, Desaru, Desaru Fruit Farm, Zenxin Organic Park, UKFarm Agro Resort, Sungai Lebam Fireflies, Nasuha Herbs & Spices Paradise and Kota Iskandar. Discover more hidden gems in Johor when you explore the outer districts or head out to the other idyllic islands just off the coast of the mainland.

Food & Dining

Sample and savour the mouth-watering authentic spread of delicacies such as laksa johor, nasi briyani gam, lontong and mee bandung. Other Johorean specialities not to be missed include mee rebus, kacang pool and otak-otak.

Head to Kukup town for some mouth-watering fresh seafood! It’s just a 10 minutes drive from Tanjung Piai, the southernmost tip of mainland Asia.


Johor is Malaysia’s southernmost state and is approximately 368km from Kuala Lumpur. The state also borders Singapore further down to its south across the Straits of Johor. You can fly, drive, take the train or use the ferry services here as it is very well connected via a comprehensive transportation network.

Explore Other States

Melaka is a treasure trove of 600 years of history. Journey back in time to relish this historical city located on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The state of Melaka is strategically located along the historic Straits of Malacca and was first established back in 1403 as a trading post that attracted many traders from all over the world. Today, the city of Melaka is declared a UNESCO World Heritage City.

Experience the many historical sites that give you a glimpse of Melaka’s glorious past. Come marvel and appreciate the heritage buildings and architecture that have stood the test of time built by the Portuguese, Dutch and British colonialists.

There are also plenty of fun activities and modern attractions at the water theme parks and cultural parks. Enjoy the many fruit farms, animal and nature parks, resorts and homestays that Melaka also has to offer. Melaka awaits an unforgettable experience!

Negeri Sembilan

In the west of Peninsula Malaysia lies the quaint state of Negeri Sembilan. The name Negeri Sembilan directly translates as ‘Nine States’ because this state of 6,645 square kilometers once consisted of nine districts. Negeri Sembilan practices the age-old and distinctive Minangkabau culture and tradition that is protected through the Adat Perpatih, a matrilineal social system. The Minangkabau culture also possesses a unique style of architecture that is synonymous to them. It is where you find the roofs of traditional Malay houses or settlements distinctively curve to point upwards at all ends.

Negeri Sembilan is a rapidly growing urban centre but stays true to its roots and character as it still has several historical and cultural landmarks located in the capital of Seremban.