6 Best Instagram-Worthy Spots In Johor You Should Visit Next


Steffie Tan •  Feb 21, 2021

[Updated 12 July 2021]

Being the one of the largest cities in Malaysia, ‘Jay-bee’ is a city unique on its own. With modern landscapes and luscious green surroundings, here are some of the top Instagram spots in Johor you should visit next!

1. Jalan Tan Hiok Nee: The History & Culture

If you are one for the heritage and culture, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee is just the place for you! The quaint old street that consists of multiple 19th century shophouses has been gazetted as a heritage street by the Johor State Government back in 2009. This latest MarryBrown outlet with a twist of Chinese culture is a must for Instagram (and food)!

Address: MarryBrown Heritage Restaurant @ Tan Hiok Nee, 57, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor.

Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM-11 PM

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2. Spring Labs: Colourful Sights Everywhere!

Spring Labs by Eco World is part of a complex of shop lots draped in colourful paints! Literally every corner is an Instagram-able spot! From fun and quirky to romantic styles of photography, Spring Labs is one of JB’s most “Instagrammed” places. Many couples chose this place as part of their wedding photoshoot. Check out some of the eateries here.

Address: Jalan Ekoflora Utama, Taman Eko Flora, Johor

Opening hours: Open daily; 6AM-1.30AM

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3. Senibong Cove: Luxury by the Straits

Senibong Cove is a residential area by the Johor Straits right opposite our neighbouring country (Hi, Singapore!). The area not only hosts luxurious and tranquil homes, but also retail and dining outlets. Have a stroll after dinner and take a few snaps over the calm marina.

Address: N-01, Blok N, Pinggiran Senibong, No. 1 Persiaran Senibong, Teluk Senibong, 81750 Masai, Johor

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4. Desaru Beach: Breezy Blue Sea

Johor is filled with beautiful beaches and Desaru is one of the popular spots to check off the bucket list! Enjoy a picnic while basking in the sunshine, the lapping waves and breezy winds that run through your hair! This is a place not only for great photography but some quality family time as well.

#HHWT Tip: Drop by the Desaru Fruit Farm and Desaru Water Park for some family bonding activities too!

5. Little Paris: Bonjour from JB!

Credit: Little Paris At Mount Austin Iskandar on Facebook

One of the things we missed the most ever since the MCO is travelling abroad! It’s okay, immerse yourself in Parisian feels at Little Paris Mount Austin! This is the place for lovebirds to enjoy a romantic evening, taking pictures for the memories.

Address: Little Paris, Jalan Jaya Putra 1/1, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor


6. BookXcess Sunway Big Box: Seoul's Starfield Library vibes

Say hello to one of the newest BookXcess store at Sunway Big Box! Situated in Nusajaya, Sunway Big Box is the first hybrid retail park that opened in February 2020. Besides having a warehouse-style branded store, dining options and kid-friendly play area, it comes with a brand new bookstore too. Click here to read more about BookXcess store at Sunway Big Box.

Address: Sunway Big Box Retail Park, Persiaran Medini 5, 81550 Nusajaya, Johor

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Hope these Instagrammable spots in Johor will inspire your next vacay! For more travel inspirations, check out our recommended reads below.