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Johor Bahru is the gateway to Malaysia, especially if you’re traveling by road from Singapore to Malaysia. It is also an optimal route for budget travelers, who travel by road from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & other Malaysian states. The array of shopping malls & cheap price tags also attract plenty of Singaporean, as shopping in Johor Bahru is one of their favorite activities.
One of the fastest growing development in Johor Bahru is the Batu Pahat town, as the influence of tourism & shopping resulted into spurring growth of shopping malls & plazas. It is also known as the second largest urban area in Johor & Northern Johor Shopping Paradise as well.
Some of the main attractions of Batu Pahat include Pasar Malam Night Market, Wet World Waterpark, Segenting fishing village, Dataran Penggaram Park & Jian Nan Si Temple. The local food Asam Pedas, Nasi Biryani & Friend Carrot Cake is also must-try and there are plenty of budget food stalls in the town as well.
One of the silent feature of Batu Pahat is an affordable accommodation options for the tourists as there are plenty of budget hotels in the area. Some of the recommended hotels in Batu Pahat include 888 Boutique Hotel, The Katerina Hotel, Pinetree Hotel, Hotel Pintar & Ayer Hitam Inn. Apart from these budget hotels, there are plenty of Homestay options are also available.
For more information on Batu Pahat Hotels, you can visit Traveloka, the local hotel booking website in Malaysia. You can easily compare and book hotel & pay no booking fee. There are also various payment methods available & online booking is hassle free as well.
If you are planning to visit Batu Pahat on the weekend, make sure you have booked your hotel in advance. The town is also crowded during school holidays & major festive occasions. The car and bus are the best options to travel Batu Pahat from Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur & Singapore.
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