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Address: Jalan Nong Chik, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Lack the significance of a war `memorial' park

I like to wander and explore when I visited Johor Bahru. It was coincidental that I came across this Taman when I was near Hutan Bandar. The attraction is one of the most modern... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I like to wander and explore when I visited Johor Bahru. It was coincidental that I came across this Taman when I was near Hutan Bandar. The attraction is one of the most modern and best constructed parks in Johor Bahru. It symbolises Malaysia's long tortuous path towards independence; the unrelentless bloodshed war against Japanese imperialist aggression, the fight against... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This park used to be a mosquitoes breeding area.. but after the renovation it looks awesome.. there are musical water sprinkler shows at night.. it looks like da sprinkler is dancing to da music beats..and with a colorful lighting it looks awesome.. lets come and visits before the shows is over...

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Check out the newly installed colorful musical water sprinkler. Awesome to view just in around palace area.

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Johor Baru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This park used to be a small mosquito infested lake with some chalets for shady rendevous by the side of the road in the 80's. Now, it is a beautiful landscaped park with proper walkways and gazebos to sit down for refreshment. There is even a small swimming pool for children. I love going there to have scones and coffee... More 

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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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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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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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