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Solid and magnificient architectural

The intrinsic Saracenic architectural design of this stable and solid former State Secretariat Building was unique and magnificient. The building was constructed in 1940 by the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The intrinsic Saracenic architectural design of this stable and solid former State Secretariat Building was unique and magnificient. The building was constructed in 1940 by the British to streamline their colonial administration in this area and was officially opened by Sultan Ibrahim, the Johor ruler then. It was thus also named as the Sultan Ibrahim building. The facade of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It's worth seeking out this complex as you wander around the centre of JB. It's quite an easy one to find and you can even see it in the distance as you arrive at the Malaysian immigration checkpoint building.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Venue for the Johor Arts Festival and other civic activities. Fantastic backdrop for wedding photos and the like. When it was in use as State govt centre there was a huge sheltered car park at the bottom of the building with all the official State cars parked side by side in two long lines. Quite a sight!

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Kluang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

It is located at Bukit Timbalan, in front of Kotaraya shopping Complex. It is also known as Sultan Ibrahim Building, completed in 1940. The offices of the State Secretariat have moved to Kota Iskandar, Nusa Jaya. Nowadays, quite a number of wedding photographs were being shoot there.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

It's right in the heart of the town and located on top of a hill. The view from this place is magnificient. It's one of the beautiful landmark in Johor Bahru. The state building is often seen on postcards that depicts the state of Johor. It houses many offices that serves the public with ample parking space.nearby is the Lido... More 

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