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6 Must-Visit Muar Attractions

6 Must-Visit Muar Attractions


1. Muar Murals

Especially make it a point to see the “The Loving Sisters” by Russian artist, Julia Volchkova. You might have seen her other gorgeous works in Penang!

And the 3D ferry mural or Mural Penambang Feri – which is what it sounds like!

There are also 2 large murals (by 4 different artists) on Komplex Legenda including
“Root of the World’s Furniture” – a tribute to the Muar furniture industry.

See the Bangsa Johor Mural at Taman Sri Tanjung, Muar. This is a mural on the Tanjung Emas clock tower which portrays racial unity in Malaysia.

Location of Muar Murals:

  • The Loving Sisters – http://bit.ly/2FtKt6m
  • Bangsa Johor Mural – http://bit.ly/2OwU0he
  • Ferry Pier Mural – Back alley close to Jalan Abdullah, Pekan Muar, 84000 Muar, Johor
  • The Root of the World’s Furniture – 55, Jalan Haji Abu, Pekan Muar, 84000 Muar, Johor
  • The Bond (tiger and girl) – 44, Jalan Yahya, Pekan Muar, 84000 Muar, Johor
  • Chinese Opera Actress & Jalan Ali street scene - Close to the Kwong Siu building at 55, Jalan Ali, Pekan Muar, 84000 Muar, Johor.

  • 2. HS Farm/HS Farmstay (农场民宿)

    The great outdoors and a myriad of fun activities await you at HS Farm in Muar!

  • Taste fresh honey at their bee farm
  • Visit their mini zoo
  • Pick your own coconuts at their plantation
  • Go cycling, fishing or swimming
  • Ride a horse
  • Have a barbeque
  • And plenty more!

  • They even have their own water park there!
    Want to bring your whole family to stay overnight at this local eco farm?

    Not a problem!

    HS Farmstay has basic but comfortable accommodations to suit large groups.

  • Location: PTD 4116,Parit Pajar, Jalan kesang,84000 Muar, Johor, Malaysia
  • Contact: +6012-613 7723
  • Business Hours: 9:00am – 7:30pm
  • 3. Gunung Ledang National Park

    Here's another wonderful place to visit in Muar - Gunung Ledang!

    Gunung Ledang (Mount Ophir) at a height of 1,276m, is the setting for a local Malay legend involving a fairy princess and Sultan Mahmud Shah.

    The hike up to Mount Ophir is not for everyone. You need to be fit and take a guide with you. It will cost you around RM150. More if you are a foreigner. Book ahead.

    Also read: 7 Captivating Hills In Johor For Weekend Hiking

    Other than scaling up the mountain, you can explore the park. There are walking paths and waterfalls here. Like the Puteri Waterfalls.

  • Location: 26, Batu, Jalan Segamat, 84020 Sagil Ledang, Johor, Malaysia
  • Contact: +606-963 1030
  • Opening Hours: 24 hours
  • Entrance fee: RM1 (Adult), RM0.50 (Child)
  • 4. Glutton Street

    Glutton Street (or Food Street Jalan Haji Abu) as the name implies, is a food street.

    For some excellent local coffee, try a cup at Sai Kee Kopi 434 Muar.
    Fair warning – there is a crowd during the weekends!

    Other things you don’t want to miss include:

  • There are a couple of stalls selling a local dish called otak-otak (oyster omelet)
  • Chicken or pork satay – try the ones at Ah Kaw Satay (亚九美味沙爹)
  • Fresh seafood. Try 99 Hawker Center (for lunch) or Bentayan Hawker Center (for dinner)
  • Wan tan mee at Ah Choy Wan Tan Mee (亚才云吞面)

  • If you rack up a thirst, you can get some herbal tea too!

    5. Don Hu Jurrasic Park Garden

    For something a little different, you can venture to this new Muar attraction!

    This unusual park (or tree nursery) has 30 realistic-looking dinosaur sculptures in it. Including some species from the internationally famous, Jurassic Park franchise.

    But the amazing thing is, there is no entrance fee! All thanks to Heng Chiang Hwee who just wants the public to enjoy the park. Big surprise – he happens to like dinosaurs!

    So you can stroll among the dinosaurs at your leisure.

  • Location: http://bit.ly/2CHIyKR
  • Contact: +6014-666 1732
  • Opening Hours: 10:00am – 5:00pm (Daily)
  • Closed on: Wednesdays
  • 6. Muar Clock Tower

    Of of the popular Muar tourist attractions includes the Muar clock tower. Which happens to be near the Muar Bus Terminal too!

    Although it is not possible to go up the tower, you can still admire it from the outside.

    The white and yellow clock tower features British colonial architecture.

    Take a selfie with the clock tower if you wish!

    Afterward, you can explore the garden, Padang Nyiru.
    For another perspective of the clock tower, why not head over to Sultan Ismail Bridge?

  • Location: http://bit.ly/2WoSsIC

  • By Admin on July 11, 2019