Batu Pahat Tourism

Not to be confused with Batu Pahat District, district area included Batu Pahat town and Yong Peng Batu Pahat town (Bandar Penggaram or BP;) is a town and capital of Batu Pahat District, Johor, Malaysia. It lies south-east of Muar (a royal city), south-west of Kluang, north-west of Pontian and south of Segamat. The town area is located inside Simpang Kanan parishes. As of 2009, Batu Pahat town is the 20th largest urban area in Malaysia in terms of population. In 2006, Batu Pahat surpassed Muar to become the second largest urban area in Johor and by 2012, Batu Pahat is the 16th largest urban area in Malaysia in terms of population.(Malaysia Population). As for the racial demography, Chinese make up the majority of the population at 62% followed by the Malay at 36% and Indians at 2%. There are significant percentage of Chinese in the population of Batu Pahat today.


Looking for travel information about Batu Pahat? Explore the best travel advice on Batu Pahat, Malaysia. When planning a trip to Batu Pahat, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Johor Bahru. Take a short trip from Batu Pahat and set some time aside to explore the Johor Bahru. Dotted with places like Legoland Malaysia, Dataran Bandaraya Johor Bahru, Danga Bay; it will definitely be a good idea. Tour packages of Batu Pahat are of 1 to 2 days duration.

  • Know the pollution level of Batu Pahat before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
    • Pollution Index 60.34 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Batu Pahat

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.58 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 16.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 62.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.7 USD

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