Art and Cultural Attractions in Johor Bahru

If you're planning to visit Johor Bahru in Malaysia, then there are plentiful of things to do here. In addition to many adventure and family friendly attractions, Johor Bahru also has a variety of arts and culture attractions. These attractions are more than enough to keep you hooked and turn your trip to Johor Bahru, an unforgettable venture.

Soak in some divinity by visiting the famous Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple or the Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple. Give your trip to Johor Bahru, a quirky turn by visiting the Kuso Trick Art Gallery. Other major attractions also include State Secretariat Building, Istana Besar and Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque.

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  • Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple

    #1 of 9 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Johor Bahru
    Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Tourist Center, Architecture

    Address: No.22 Lorong Satu, Tebrau, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

    Timings: 07:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    A popular tourist attraction of Johor Bahru, the Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple is a sight to behold! The oldest temple in Tebrau, the temple has been listed in the Malaysian Book of Records....Read more

  • Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque

    #2 of 9 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Johor Bahru
    Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Jalan Gertak Merah, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

    Details

    Overlooking the Straits of Johor and the neighbouring Singapore, the magnificent Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque is one of the most beautiful old mosques in Malaysia. Boasting of Victorian Architecture, the m...Read more

  • Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple

    #3 of 9 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Johor Bahru
    Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Museum, Historical Site

    Address: Lot 653, Jalan Trus, 80000 Johor Bahru, Malaysia

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Located downtown, the Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple is a quaint place of worship. Although there are no records to confirm when exactly the temple was built, an old plaque on the temple wall states t...Read more

  • Istana Besar

    #4 of 9 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Johor Bahru
    Istana Besar

    Tags: Museum, Palace, Architecture , Specialty Museum

    Address: Johor Bahru, Malaysia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Istana Besar AKA the Grand Place is the royal residence of the King of Johor. Having Anglo- Malay architecture, the palace houses the Royal Abu Bakar Museum. On display are royal heirloom, rare ar...Read more

  • Kuso Trick Art Gallery

    #5 of 9 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Johor Bahru
    Kuso Trick Art Gallery

    Tags: Art Gallery

    Address: 83-02, Jalan Mutiara Emas 10/2, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

    Timings: 11:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    A completely quirky and off the beaten path attraction, the Kuso Trick Art Gallery is the first destination for 3D trick art in Johor Bahru. At the gallery, a wide variety of fun and interactive sessi...Read more

  • State Secretariat Building

    #6 of 9 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Johor Bahru
    State Secretariat Building

    Tags: Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Jalan Bukit Timbalan, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

    Details

    Architecturally stunning, the former State Secretariat Building (aka Sultan Ibrahim Building) has an intrinsic Saracenic architectural design. The building was constructed between 1936 and 1939 by the...Read more

  • Arulmigu Rajamariamman Devasthanam

    #7 of 9 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Johor Bahru
    Arulmigu Rajamariamman Devasthanam

    Tags: Temple

    Address: 1 A, Jalan Ungku Puan, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

    Timings: 07:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Founded in the year 1911, Arulmigu Rajamariamman Devasthanam is a South Indian temple with a 100-year-old history. Intricately designed with a splash of all the colors and artistically splendid figuri...Read more

  • Johor Art Gallery

    #8 of 9 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Johor Bahru
    Johor Art Gallery

    Tags: Art Gallery

    Address: JKR 144, Jalan Petrie, Kampung Bahru, 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Once the residence of the then Chief Minister of Johor Abdullah Jaafar, Johor Art Gallery as per the decision of the Johor State Government, is now a well-preserved art gallery. Perched on top of a sm...Read more

  • Holy Light Church

    #9 of 9 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Johor Bahru
    Holy Light Church

    Tags: Church

    Address: 11, Jalan Gertak Merah, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

    Details

    Founded in the year 1886 by Rev John Angus Bethune Cook, Holy Light Church is one of the oldest churches in Johor Bahru. Initially serving just the Chinese community in Johor Bahru, Holy Light Church ...Read more

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