"Waterfront area" Johor Bahru Things to Do Tip by Ewingjr98

Johor Bahru Things to Do: 128 reviews and 224 photos

  Singapore from JB
by Ewingjr98
  • Singapore from JB - Johor Bahru
      Singapore from JB
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  • JB Waterfront area - Johor Bahru
      JB Waterfront area
    by Ewingjr98

The old waterfront area, immediately across the border from Singapore, boast s unique architecture, a few restaurants and banks, and little else. Near the Sultan Abu Baker Museum is an area called Waterfront City. It was opened in 2000 as a shopping center but was quickly abandoned before it could reach its full potential and scrapped in 2003. This area is now being re-redeveloped into a 10 acre "tourist, commercial and recreational spot." I think that's marketing language for tourist trap.

Directions: This is the area immediately west (left) of the causeway along the Straits of Johor.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 21, 2007
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