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Address: Johor Bahru, Malaysia

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Grand palace park

This is a beautiful place on the main high way .it is full in the morning and evening with health caution walkers .nice place to relax and click pictures

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2016
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johorbahru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

We decided a get a weekend getaway that was nearby and cosy. Decided to try out this new resort. The rooms are modified container cabins with attached toilet and bath and priced at RM188.00 for 2 pax per night. We ordered food from their ala cart menu and must say the food was clean, healthy and yummy too. The pricing... More 

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

This is a beautiful place on the main high way .it is full in the morning and evening with health caution walkers .nice place to relax and click pictures

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1 Thank pceoscj
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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149 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Great opportunities to visit this place, This place remind us to the old architecture for us to remember.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

I am very much surprised that its a very good place for tourists to visit and the Sultan of Johor has such lovely ideas of doing this he is really a man who has magic touch of making this country a good one long live the Sultan. Its peaceful and good place to walk around and relieve your stress.

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2 Thank Susan R
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Been go this park several times since I have my own children. This is a good place for the kids run and down on the green field. Of course we were only allowed to walking around the park beside the palace (Istana Besar).The palace museum just beside this park. You can just sit on the slope field and enjoy very... More 

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2 Thank hweeing
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I walked around the outskirts of this park whilst on a day trip to JB from Singapore. Unfortunately, this pretty area of parkland is fenced off from public access, so it isn't actually possible to go inside. instead you have to admire the gardens from outside. The advantage is that it is in quite an accessible location within a fairly... More 

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2 Thank KGB777
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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182 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

There have been no recent updates on this park, and rightfully so, as it remains closed to the public almost 2 years after the park was closed for renovations. The grounds were supposed to be open to the public early this year. There have been no news confirming when this little green lung in Jb will re-open. The museum is... More 

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JB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Been enjoying the garden since my childhood days. Currently closed for some refurbishment works. Probably be re opened next year 2014. Best recommended spot to relax would be the small hill next to the old palace facing the seaview. You can even watch the sunset if you're not shooed away early by the guards ( the garden is closed to... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Nice to walk around and great views. Go in the morning when it's cooler. We were luck enough to see some chldren learning a cultural dance.

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johorbahru
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The Grand Palace Park has been closed to the public from 2nd January 2012 till 19th January 2014. Lots of refurbishment and land scape works on going. Hope its opened as scheduled and is a great tourist attraction.

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