Parit Raja Tourism

Parit Raja is a town in Batu Pahat District, Johor, Malaysia. The main population of this town has been Javanese. In recent years, the town has seen substantial growth due to the rapid expansion of Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), or Tun Hussein Onn University of Malaysia, located here. Today, UTHM boasts a student population exceeding 17,000 multidiscipinary undergraduates, postgraduates and research students, excluding academic and support staffs. Taman Siswa Jaya is a mix residential and commercial just 1km from UTHM's main gate and 1.5km from downtown Parit Raja. It is situated along the trunk road (KM20 Jalan Kluang) in between UTHM and Parit Raja town. Taman Siswa Jaya is now the preferred residential location amongst the upper middle class, comprising mainly professionals including University Professors and Lecturers. Parit Raja is fast emerging to becoming a centre of education for the Southern Malaysian state of Johor. Hotel Pintar, a recently opened 3* Community Hotel at Taman Siswa Jaya is a stone's throw from the University and is currently the only premier accommodation in the locality complete with conference rooms, seminar and meeting facilities. Kampung Sungai Rambut is one of the neighbourhoods situated in Parit Raja. Approximately 23km away from Bandar Penggaram, Batu Pahat, capital of Batu Pahat district and 7km away from Ayer Hitam. It is about 10 minutes from the North South Expressway (NKVE) Ayer Hitam exit (KM80) and 20 minutes from Batu Pahat city. Along the way to Parit Raja, you will pass by many villages and most of them is name after a "Parit", due to the relatively flat terrain and abundant waterways.


A place in Malaysia, Parit Raja is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. Parit Raja is located at a short trip away from Johor Bahru a major city in Malaysia. Attractions in Johor Bahru include Legoland Malaysia, Dataran Bandaraya Johor Bahru, Danga Bay. Also, to reach Parit Raja, you'll have to take a flight to Johor Bahru; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Parit Raja.

    • Climate Index 56.24 (Moderate)
    • 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 Parit Raja

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.71 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 22.72 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 64.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.82 USD

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