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Address: Johor Bahru, Malaysia

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Not a tourist area

Very unpleasant environment to walk along this road if you are not looking for a specific outlet. Many people, especially loitering along this street and some street peddlers... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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singapore
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311 reviews 311 reviews
188 attraction reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Very unpleasant environment to walk along this road if you are not looking for a specific outlet. Many people, especially loitering along this street and some street peddlers sitting along the closed shopfront. Nothing much along the road, unless you are brave enough to venture into the back alleys where you can find several open-air food stalls.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Great place for a foodie adventure especially at night. The back alleys are filled with food stalls that you can choose during night time. Take your pick of Malay, Indian or Chinese stuffs. The night cafes and tea shops are also filled with patrons at night. This night market is also very accessible from this street.

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Singapore, Singapore
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276 reviews 276 reviews
102 attraction reviews
301 helpful votes 301 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Not the place for faint hearted or foreigners esp you don t look local as there are lots of hustlers, beggars, to hustle you besides snatch thieves prying on local and foreign unsuspecting handbag carriers. There have been casualties. Being the adventurer I m , the side streets next to glitzy city square offers me a different world where you... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

You get almost everything you need from this street. A walk and a cup of coffee observing the locals, chilled yourself from the hot weather in the Mall. Very bad traffic though.

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Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Sad to see, Jalan Wong Ah Fook hasn't improved over the years from when I first set foot on it more than 30 years ago. It's a bit cleaner now but you still get a lot of the local hoodlums hanging around the bus stops with taxis refusing to use their meters. Even City Square is infested with young hoodlums... More 

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Jodoh, Riau, Indonesia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The road is wide and no traffic jam on the way. Taking a stroll is good for the health. Walking around here when still in the morning has a special experience, but still be aware of any potential criminals could be.

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Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

this is one of the busiest street in Johor Bahru central area and there are lots of food. the location is near to the train station.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is definately a road to avoid if u please.. with the construction of the sungai seget, the road only left with 2 lanes.. but most of the time, there are heartless brainless driver who did not think of others and park at the road side causing a masssive traffic congestion..and the scenario is worse over the weekends where the... More 

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Puchong, Malaysia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Not the best time now to visit. Construction work going on for flood mitigation system, traffic hardly moves especially weekdays. Avoid when possible. Many massage parlors around, not good for the town. Don't ever walk alone along the shops at this street.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Upon clearing the Malaysian Customs bring one's to the Shopping Malls of JB City Square and Komtar JBCC. Once you exit these malls is Jalan Wong Ah Fook. Opposite these malls, there are many Indian Muslims food stalls and some Chinese eateries. This is a very busy street in JB where many nationalities of people from all over Asia walking... More 

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