For Lego lovers or waterpark lovers, Legoland Johor Bahru is the best place to visit. Legoland’s aquarium is suitable for families and couples. Many species of marine life like jellyfish, clownfish, and others.

Operate time:

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday 10am-6pm

Tuesday and Thursday 10am-5pm (Wednesday closed)

Ticket Price: (depend on App or website you buy)

1 Day Theme park RM189 per Malaysian adult (12-59 years old)

1 Day Theme park RM149 per Malaysian child (3-11 years old) and seniors (60 and above)

Contact number: 07-597 8888

USP: Lego castle, waterpark, aquarium (Lego theme park)

Address: https://goo.gl/maps/dU8MQQU3kVd5LbeN8

Danga Bay

If you like shopping and love funfair, this is the place that gathers all these entertainment methods.  The beach view at night also counts as beautiful scenery. 

Operate time: 3pm until 12am (everyday except public holiday)

Ticket Price: maximum Rm10 each ride

Contact number:016-6143959

USP: recreation centre (all families gather and play together)

Address: https://goo.gl/maps/QcE5d4jxDXJV6P4p7

City Square Shopping Mall

If you like shopping, this is a good choice. This place gathers many brands such as Chanel, Prada, and Huawei. However, things are expensive. mmCineplexes, the cinema was my friend’s favorite place because she loves movies.

Operate time: 10am-10pm (everyday)

Contact number: 07-226 3668

USP: shopping, near with Singapore (modern mall, full with many brand)

Address: https://goo.gl/maps/DtC9yAAmQGvM9dj47

Pasar Karat

We love Johor Bahru Pasar Karat because we can eat so much local food here. For example, fried chicken. The inexpensive price of clothes and shoes was another reason my father always went to Pasar Karat. We enjoy the process of haggling over prices with sellers.

Operate time: Tuesday until Sunday 6pm-2am (Monday closed)

Contact number:

USP: cheap price, many food choice, human touch

Address: https://goo.gl/maps/cqkju4cGgwNE7E6y7

Amaya food gallery at Amari JB

The Amaya food gallery offers an Asian buffet in a comfortable environment. Must-eat lists are Pizzas and rendang in the Amaya food gallery.

Operate time: 6am-10pm (everyday)

Contact number: 016-776 8547/ 07-266 8888 

USP: Asian style buffet, comfort environment

Address:  https://goo.gl/maps/vh1hGt6t7aMf1nWP7

Triple K Cafe牛肉之家

Triple K Cafe must be recommended. There is no other place to have beef noodle soup as good as this one, so we come here all the time.

Operate time: Wednesday until Sunday 8.30am-4pm (Monday and Tuesday closed)

Contact number:012-787 1811

USP: beef noodles soup, cheap (halal)

Address: https://goo.gl/maps/Ja1tmHamZgYvWj53A

Bev Cafe

The Bev Cafe is the perfect place if you enjoy shopping and at the same time have a cup of coffee. Despite the healthy recipe Bev Cafe uses in Johor Bahru, I prefer mocha and peppermint cake over all other desserts they offer. 

Operate time: Thursday until Tuesday 10am-6pm (Wednesday closed)

Contact number: 016-725 3530

Menu: bevcclothingbrand.com

USP: healthy recipe, famous with dessert and pour-over coffee, cafe mix cloth shop

Address:  https://goo.gl/maps/Uc865cKZQsp4Pt6V6

IT Roo Cafe

My Muslim friends always bring me here. I do not get what is particular about IT Roo Cafe at first. However, its chicken chop had a taste that other shops could not copy. Eat with chili sauce and salad, only one word-perfect!

Image credit: Johor Kaki / bangsarbabe.com

Operate time: 11am-8.15pm (everyday)

Contact number: 07-222 7780

USP: cheap, famous chicken rice (HALAL)

Address: https://goo.gl/maps/SDpKM13ubHyeUvQ56

Restoran Hua Mui

My first pocket list is Restoran Hua Mui Johor Bahru. Coffee O coupled with butter toast and soft-boiled eggs was my favorite. Trying it once, I come again and again even though Restoran Hua Mui is far away from my house.

Operate time: 8.30am-5.30pm (everyday)

Contact number: 07-224 7364

Menu: huamui.com

USP: old-style breakfast 

Address: https://goo.gl/maps/FfxvGkkvVmxH2h6m9

Ong Shun seafood restaurant

One of my seafood restaurant pocket lists that I must recommend to you other than Restoran Todak. Seafood is fresh. Seafood is fresh. Seafood is fresh. Why repeat three times? Because it is important hahaha…

Operate time: Tuesday until Saturday 1pm-1am 

                       Sunday 1pm-12am (Monday closed)

Contact number: 07-223 8953

USP: seafood (crab)

Address: https://goo.gl/maps/hVaTfgQyC6Tefzua8

Shiro-Yuki dessert cafe

Like high tea with friends? Shiro-Yuki dessert shop is suitable for you. Why? Pink colors dominate the shop, which is perfect for taking pictures. A big bowl of delicious ice cream attracted me. 

Operate time: Tuesday until Sunday 12pm-10pm (Monday closed)

Contact number: 013-773 0988

Menu: flipsnack.com

USP: beautiful dessert (famous with the big bowl ice cream)

Address: https://goo.gl/maps/CJfMCFrJcPtSjqSH7

Holiday Inn Express & Suite Johor Bahru

Afterward, if you feel tired and need a place to rest, choose Holiday Inn Express & Suite Johor Bahru. You can enjoy the luxury hotel furniture, the swimming pool, and the environment while you are there. I was surprised that the parking lot had charging centres for Tesla cars.

Operate time: open everyday

Contact number: 07-218 3333

Price: RM220 Klook

          RM348 Booking.com

          RM328 Next day hotel

USP: comfort environment, popular hotel

Address: https://goo.gl/maps/euE9g4n18ve1L3xE8