Bukit Serene Palace

This palace completed in 1933, is the current residence of the Sultan of Johor. Beautiful gardens surround the building and a spectacular 32 metre tower is the city landmark. Visitors are however not permitted into palace grounds.

Abu Bakar Mosque

This mosque, said to be one of the most beautiful in Malaysia, was completed in 1900, a few years after the death of the Sultan it is named after. The mosque, which took eight years to build, can accomodate 2000 worshippers. It is located on spacious grounds not far from the Istana Besar overlooking the … Read more