Articles for the Tourist Attraction Category


Heritage

Historic Landmarks

Historic Landmarks

Muar has a rich heritage and is famed for its architecturally-significant buildings with buildings that have been around in late 1800s and early 1900s. Post-war Muar was an intellectual node for the Chinese and Malay and a centre for culture and education. Regrettably, culture has taken a back seat to progress and development. Such important […]

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Tourist Attraction

Place of Interest

Place of Interest

Muar and Tangkak (was named Northern Muar and Ledamh) are famous for their natural attractions such as Gunung Ledang Waterfalls, Muar river fishing, mangrove coastal line, Parit Jawa bird watching, Nasuha Herb Park, Gersik Hot Springs, etc. These untapped natural attractions are hidden gems for tourists who are looking beyond the commercialized and popular tourist […]

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Pantai Leka

More than meets the eye at Bukit Mor

More than meets the eye at Bukit Mor

LIM Jia En was a picture of joy moving around the temple in her village, stopping occasionally when something caught her attention. The nine-year-old girl from Kampung Baru Bukit Mor also listened intently when village elder, Soh Kan, briefed StarMetro on the temple – said to be the oldest temple in Muar, Johor. Dating back […]

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Leisure

Man turns nursery into his own ‘Jurassic Park’

Man turns nursery into his own ‘Jurassic Park’

A nursery owner has turned his interest in dinosaurs into a new tourism attraction in Johor. Don Hu Jurassic Park owner Heng Chiang Hwee, 36, said he has expanded his collection of eight dinosaur replicas to 42 in his nursery in the past four years. Among his collection are a 12.8m tall Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops, […]

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Leisure, Worship Place

So much more to Muar

So much more to Muar

By Ewe Paik Leong Also known as Bandar Maharani, this Johor town is certainly more than just otak-otak and ghazal music. Ewe Paik Leong recommends 10 things to do here GERSIK HOT SPRING The canopy-covered hot spring consists of a centre pool, an outer concentric pool and a second concentric pool. The outermost pool is […]

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自然美景

一起去走走 登金山 挑戰極限 [Gunung Ledang Climbing Challenge]

一起去走走 登金山 挑戰極限 [Gunung Ledang Climbing Challenge]

熱愛大自然活動的人們,對於登山涉水總是難以抵抗,這一期就讓我們去柔佛州禮讓縣的金山走一走,一同沉浸在大自然散發的芬多精中,挑戰自我極限登高望遠,或是在特色不一的瀑布區中嬉水度日。 位處於柔佛州禮讓縣的金山國家公園,是柔州境內海拔最高的一座山,遠看雲煙裊繞,近看有山有瀑布,擁有豐富的熱帶雨林及大自然生態,加上其讓人津津樂道的傳奇故事,吸引了大批民眾前來一探究竟。

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自然美景

吸引民眾踏青新人拍婚紗照‧稻田風光寧靜怡人 [Teluk Rimba Paddy Field]

吸引民眾踏青新人拍婚紗照‧稻田風光寧靜怡人 [Teluk Rimba Paddy Field]

禮讓縣武吉港腳不遠處隱藏着一片稻田,插秧至稻米成熟均呈現不一樣的美感,營造出一幅寧靜怡人的大自然美景,吸引民眾、新人、劇組等就近踏青郊遊及取景。 該處美景,就在離武吉港腳5公里的甘榜直落林峇(Kampung Telok Rimba),位處於柔佛和馬六甲的邊界,緊鄰吉雙河的一隅,對岸即是馬六甲野新的甘榜巴力彭古魯敏登(Kampung Parit Penghulu Benteng)。

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宗教场所

一個夢境引領‧創膜拜聖地‧顏旬園蛇山廟遠近馳名

一個夢境引領‧創膜拜聖地‧顏旬園蛇山廟遠近馳名

一個夢境引領一名退休的印裔膠工,來到麻坡武吉巴西11英里的膠林,並發現了奇岩異石,遠望像是條巨蛇守護著這塊土地。老膠工傾盡一身積蓄開闢這座神秘的“蛇山",自此成了興都教信徒膜拜聖地,也有不少華裔及遊客慕名而來。 顏旬園蛇山廟的創辦人是居住在武吉巴西的印裔退休膠工古巴拉梅農,在1974年4月22日,古巴拉梅農做了一個夢,夢境裡“蛇神"指引他去一處地方,並要他在那裡建廟。

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Worship Place

Muar Nan Hai Fei Lai Guan Yin Temple (麻坡南海飞来观音堂)

Muar Nan Hai Fei Lai Guan Yin Temple (麻坡南海飞来观音堂)

The ancient temple is located at Jalan Salleh, opposite Pagoh Bus Station with over hundred years history. It was established before 1913. The main deity in the temple is thousand hands Guan Yin (Goddess of Mercy). The temple provides various services to devotees like consultation, divination, an tai sui, lighting, luck-replenish, beat the bad guy […]

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宗教场所

环境优美 游客络绎 麻蛇山缺发展经费

环境优美 游客络绎 麻蛇山缺发展经费

[Nagamalai Koil Alaiyam or Snake Temple can be developed to a tourist attraction with more funding.] 被列为麻县十大旅游热点的蛇山,如今面对拨款问题,难以修缮或改善基建,也难圆打造成度假胜地之梦。 蛇山“开山鼻祖”古巴拉梅农之第六个儿子巴拉姆向《南洋商报》透露,麻县十大的热门旅游区,蛇山也获英文报章列入榜内,与其他热点丹绒休闲广场、百年古建筑、回教堂、高级中学及渡轮码头前身等齐名。

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