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Address: Jalan Nong Chik, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Pretty park area

This is a pretty area of parkland a few kilometres drive away from the city centre in JB. Not too much to see but nice enough.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a pretty area of parkland a few kilometres drive away from the city centre in JB. Not too much to see but nice enough.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Used to have good Dinner buffet but after 5 times going there only to find out there are function.But nice scenery.

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Kluang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The park dedicated and based the concept to Malaya's Independance from Japanese, British and Communist era. The 31 acres park is very good for walking and recreation. It is being upgraded. Part of the lake is dried up. The 60 feet fountain also is being restored. It is located across RTM(Radio Television Malaysia).

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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40 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Nice big green area for walking, relaxing and sporting in- near the colourfully lit clocktower, it is a nice spot to spend some time. Could do with some more trees though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Jogging, Aerobic, Zumba, free coach at 7am joint the crowd and dance. 1.35km jogging track. With a lot of regular jogger around. Plenty of parking space. Good place for working out on Sunday morning.

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Langkawi, Malaysia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We just passed by this spot. Looked great. But no time to explore. Maybe nxt time. Johor is a beatuliful place and it resembles melaka. The city is laid back the malaysian way and there are lesser jams which you will appreciate if you are from KL...

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

While this might be the latest park in JB and possibly the only other decent park in JB now that the Istana Grounds are closed, it is sadly not in good shape. As a result of bad planning and lack of maintenance the place is also unsafe for children in particular. Last evening was our first trip there and my... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012 via mobile

I can rate so mny good things about the place but what killed it? The answer is maintenance and follow through on the project. From afar and even on paper, the place and the idea would seem splendid. Such a shame to see a beautiful place go to waste. The lake is well designed and you could take a paddleboat... More 

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