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Hotels in Johor Bahru

Location, Climate

Joho Bahru is often abbreviated as JB and it is the southernmost city of Eurasia. Geographically, it is located in Southern Malaysia, north of Singapore. JB is also the capital city of Johor, one of the most developed states in the country. JB has a tropical rainforest climate: high temperatures and lots of rainfall. The average high temperature in January is 31 degrees Celsius, and the average high temperature in July is 32 degrees Celsius, so you can see the difference in yearly temperatures is not at all significant. Otel hopes you’ll enjoy wonderful weather while staying at Johor Bahru hotels!

Brief History

Johor Bahru was founded in 1855, and prior to this it was but a small fishing village called Tanjung Puteri. After 1855 the city saw rapid expansion, and that was the era when the city’s most important landmarks were erected. During the two world wars the city became a hot spot for Malaysian nationalism. Then, starting with the 1960s, the city started to grow and expand as new townships were built. But it wasn’t until 1995 that JB was officially recognized as a city.

Events, Landmarks, Activities

Tourism is one of the main sources of income in Johor Bahru, and one of the city’s most important players in its economic growth. Among the city’s most famous landmarks are included: Istana Besar (the royal palace), the Istana Bukit Serene, the Johor Causeway, the Bangunan Sultan Ibrahim, the Istana Pasir Pelangi and the Sultan Iskandar Complex. There are also several recreational parks and a multitude of places of worship which can be visited by tourists. You can see these landmarks by booking Johor Bahru hotel deals.


Johor Bahru is easily accessible from Singapore. The city is also served by an international airport, the Senai International Airport, and by Johor Port, the country’s most important seaport. Train and bus services are also available and link the city to other important destinations in Malaysia and Singapore. Find cheap hotels in Johor Bahru nearby public transportation.

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