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Address: Johor Bahru, Malaysia

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The administrative center

The State Place probably refers to the cluster of State buildings directly opposite the Johor Bahru Waterfront City. It comprises the High Court, the Magistrate Court, the Central... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
soh_kien_peng
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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Went for visit late morning on a Thursday. According to hotel staff both buildings and grounds supposedly open. Outer gates locked and guarded by unfriendly army troops. Of course, no English. Returned in mid-afternoon on off chance, closure was event related with no luck. Adding to misery finding a taxi for return was impossible. Ignore the guidebooks, don't waster your... More 

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Thank William R
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

should see it its really nice place to see and the calmness and breeze is there take a look and do not hesitate because our SULTAN of Johor is a nice man he do needs tourist to come no worries.....

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Thank Susan R
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The State Place probably refers to the cluster of State buildings directly opposite the Johor Bahru Waterfront City. It comprises the High Court, the Magistrate Court, the Central Post Office, Taman Sultan, the Land Office, the Tourism Board, the State Secretariat Building, etc. I came to visit this place for at least five occasions. It is just five minutes walk... More 

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1 Thank soh_kien_peng
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

JB is a popular place for Singaporeans to visit on daytrips and is easily accessible by various public transport options. Be prepared for massive queues at immigration on the Malaysian side upon arrival. There are a few ok sights within walking distance of the immigration complex and a few ok shopping malls with prices usually slightly lower than Singapore. The... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It was blocked off with police and we could not get in, but it was interesting from the outside. If you are out for a walk, go take a look, but do not make a special trip.

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1 Thank Robert L
Kochi (Cochin), India
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106 reviews
67 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Nothing particular about this place.Good place for a quick stopover.Its a good shopping destination.

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Thank harryrightfullahead
Paranaque, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Just a side trip outside Singapore, nothing much to see. Went to see a Kampong a traditional Malaysian house, and the Batik makers.

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1 Thank Jm M
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

The place is like death city as most place has been closed down especially the museum, culture places and few famous restaurants. It seems due to the immigration office has been transfer to causeway, lot of place has been closed down due to less people

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Thank Sashirekha
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Located at the southern tip of the Peninsula, Johor Bahru is the state capital of Johor Darul Takzim. Johor Bahru , in short, was established in 1855 by the late Sultan Abu Bakar (The Father of Modern Johor) and now serves as the administrative and commercial center of the state. Connected to Singapore by road and rail via a modern... More 

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2 Thank Goh C
Loveland, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

Well worth a visit, but it is closed for an extended period of time.

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