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Kota Johor Lama - Things to Know Before Visiting

Lot 1468, Jalan Kota Lama, Kampung Johor Lama, 81900 Ayer Tawar, Johor, Malaysia


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About Kota Johor Lama

This was the best defense built along Johor during the time of Sultan Alauddin Riayat Shah II (1528-1564). It was built to fight the external invading forces. The fort was in its peak power during the year of 1,511 when Johor became the ruling center and the fort was used to counter-attack the Portuguese position in Malacca.

Attractions Near Kota Johor Lama

Crocodile World
Crocodile World1.95km from Kota Johor Lama

Considered to be the largest crocodile farm in the peninsular of Malaysia. It was founded for the conservation and breeding of crocodiles, the farm does not kill any the crocodiles for their meat or skins. It houses about 1000 saltwater crocodiles of all sizes and ages.

Pulau Ubin
Pulau Ubin19.79km from Kota Johor Lama

An island situated in the northeast of Singapore, a destination for cycling, hiking and other outdoor activities. There were around a few thousand settlers here during the 1960s due to a granite quarry but only about a hundred people live here today. It is one of the last rural areas to be found in Singapore, with an abundance of nature.

Changi Point Coastal Walk
Changi Point Coastal Walk21.32km from Kota Johor Lama

Also known as hangi BorardWalk, it is a 2.2 KM boardwalk located in the easternmost part of Singapore. The Coastal walk consists of six distinct sections, from west to east- Sunset Walk, Kelong Walk, Cliff Walk, Sailing Point Walk, Beach Walk and Creek Walk.

Changi beach
Changi beach22.96km from Kota Johor Lama

A peaceful beach with a park attached. Located near to Changi Airport, you can do some serious plane spotting here. A nice place to hangout in the evening.

Changi Exhibition Centre
Changi Exhibition Centre24.04km from Kota Johor Lama

The home of the Singapore air show.

Jewel Changi Airport
Jewel Changi Airport24.63km from Kota Johor Lama

A nature-themed entertainment and retail complex at Changi Airport, Singapore. Linked to three of its passenger terminals, the centrepiece is the world's tallest indoor waterfall, named the Rain Vortex surrounded by a terraced forest setting.

Where is Kota Johor Lama

Discover More Attractions in Johor, Where Kota Johor Lama Is Located

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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.

What Visitors Say About Kota Johor Lama

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The Old Johor Fort wast built in 1540 by Sultan Alauddin Riayat Shah II for defending the Portuguese army is now converted to a historical museum.