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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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Leisure

Tanjong Emas Recreational Park

Tanjong Emas Recreational Park

Tanjung Emas Park @ Tanjung Emas recreational park overlooking Muar River is the place to go. This recreational park has a food court offering local delicacies if you get a little hungry. Try the ikan asam pedas (fish cooked with tamarind sauce and chilli paste) for which this town is famous. Muar rojak is another […]

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Featured, Leisure

Muar River Cruise

Muar River Cruise

Muar river cruise from Tanjung Emas to Second Bridge is a refreshing experience for locals and tourists as well. The cruise takes about 40 minutes and tickets are priced RM10 for adults and RM5 for children below 12 years old. The boat is made from cengal wood with a full capacity of 40 persons and […]

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Leisure

Sungai Gersik Hot Spring

Sungai Gersik Hot Spring

The Sungai Gersik Hot Spring is well-maintained park and its spring water is crystal clear. Public amenities like toilet, Muslim prayer room, free parking lots, etc. are available for free. The water temperature is about 48 Celsius as I measured it with a digital thermometer. The place is opened from 7 am to 7 pm […]

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