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Bukit Serene Palace

Jalan Straits View, Bukit Serene, 80200 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

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About Bukit Serene Palace

Istana Bukit Serene is the royal palace and official residence of the Sultan of Johor, located in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. The palace faces the Straits of Johor and has a bird's eye view of Singapore, a former possession of the Sultanate. The palace has a huge sprawling garden which is a common site for many royal gatherings and celebrations. The palace is well guarded by the Royal Johor Military Force, the Sultan's own private army.



Attractions near Bukit Serene Palace

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve3.54km from Bukit Serene Palace

A stop-over point for migratory birds where you can observe the flora and fauna in the surroundings in tranquility and at a distance from the animals and birds.

Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque3.78km from Bukit Serene Palace

Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque is the state mosque of Johor, Malaysia. Located along Jalan Skudai, Johor Bahru, the mosque was constructed between 1892 and 1900, under the direction of Sultan Abu Bakar. The mosque also features some Moorish architecture elements, along with some minor Malay influence. The mosque sits on top of a prominent hill, overlooking the Straits of Johor.

Johor Zoo3.8km from Bukit Serene Palace

The Johor Zoo is a zoo in Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. It was opened in 1928 by His Royal Highness Almarhum Sultan Sir Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Sir Abu Bakar and named as the Kebun Binatang, which is Malay for Animal Garden, or zoo. At the time, the Johor Zoo was the first of its kind in Southeast Asia.

Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple3.93km from Bukit Serene Palace

The Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple is a major Hindu temple in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. It is also one of the state's tourist attraction. The temple was listed in the Malaysian Book of Records as the first and only glass temple in the nation on 12 May 2010.

Grand Palace of Johor4.34km from Bukit Serene Palace

Istana Besar or Grand Palace is the royal palace of the Sultan of Johor which is located in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, which was built in 1866 by Sultan Abu Bakar. The palace overlooks the Straits of Johor. The Grand Palace's most distinctive feature is its Anglo-Malay architecture, characterized by its dome of Malay design contrasted with its blue roof of Anglo influence.

Bangunan Sultan Ibrahim4.59km from Bukit Serene Palace

The Sultan Ibrahim Building is a former state secretariat building of Johor. It is located at Bukit Timbalan in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. The building was constructed between 1936 and 1939 and was completed in 1940 as the British colonial government attempted to streamline the state's administration. It was officially opened by the late Sultan Ibrahim of Johor.

Where is Bukit Serene Palace

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Johor has highly diverse tropical rainforests and an equatorial climate. The state's mountain ranges form part of the Titiwangsa Range, which is part of the larger Tenasserim Range connected to Thailand and Myanmar.