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Address: Jalan Kolam Ayer, Johor Bahru 80100, Malaysia
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Good for outdoor activity

Near to Nong Chik area that famous with many types of foodie hunting places. At Taman Merdeka, there are a lots of outdoor activity can be done with family or friends. There are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Nur Faizah J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Near to Nong Chik area that famous with many types of foodie hunting places. At Taman Merdeka, there are a lots of outdoor activity can be done with family or friends. There are jogging track and many trees & flower in this area. 1 of the most popular is musical fountain. Usually crowded during weekends.

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Thank Nur Faizah J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Best place for a jog or any outdoor activities. Suitable for old folks and also family. The best time to jog here is in the morning and also in the evening. There will be a lot of people there. However the man made lake is not so clean, the water is murky.

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Thank Ezyan N
Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Nice children's playground opposite the museum Islam and UMNO museum. Take a break from sightseeing for the children to play. More suitable for younger children. Too few benches for adults to sit down though.

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Thank youke_worldwide
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The place is quite good but have to be maintained regularly. Had a pleasant moment strolling around the park, went up to the look-up tower, the cafe's food is okay. A huge place for kids to run around but parents, please take care of your children playing around the lake

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Thank izmaes87
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59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

I love this park not because of its landscape for jogging but rather because of the little european style cafe inside to have a bite and drink after jogging. The scones set are wonderful at reasonable price. This make me feel like living in the european lifestyle way. Just for the little cafe alone, i will recommend this place any... More 

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Thank Sze Wei E
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Good for jogging because it has small uphill and down hill track. Minus point would be for the short length track.

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Thank Saravana K
Great Washbourne, null, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

Spent a pleasant hour wandering here with visiting family. The gardens would have been lovely when they were started but now 40? Years later they are not maintained and while there is plenty of 'hard landscaping' & shady areas, the plants are not well looked after and the place is a bit of a disappointment to Europeans who are used... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This place is nice for jogging and relax. Also is the one of best place to take wedding photoshoot. Got restaurant here that offer local food.

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Thank BelissmaVorteX
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

This is a beautiful place .people come here since early morning .this is popular place for walking .as there r no high rise building nearby it is refreshing place .

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Thank Seetalusha
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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34 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

This is just an ok park for walks/runs. It is however, poorly maintained with rubbish floating in the lake and scattered along the paths. The Little EarthKu Tearoom in the park itself was a lovely place to rest from the 30°C morning sun and served excellent scones but with terrible coffee. The place itself was a mess with ants (that... More 

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