"State Secretariat Building" State Secretariat Building Tip by Ewingjr98

  JB State Secretariat Building
by Ewingjr98

The State Secretariat Building -- also known as Bangunan Sultan Ibraham -- is a massive gray building that dominates JB's skyline. It's communist-style architecture don't fit in with the Islamic motif abundant in the rest of the city. It was built in from 1936 to 1939 and officially opened in 1940.

This structure houses the Chief Minister's office and State Assembly hall. During WWII this was used as a Japanese headquarters prior to their invasion of Singapore.

Admission is free.

Address: Jalan Bukit Timbalan, Johor Bahru 80000 Malaysia
Directions: Very close to the waterfront and the Sultan Abu Bakar Museum west of the Causeway.
Phone: +60 7 222 3591
Website: http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-2887933-sultan_ibrahim_building_johor_bahru-i?action=describe

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  • Updated Mar 21, 2007
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