Johor derived its name from Jauhar, an Arabic word that means precious stones. The southern gateway to Malaysia, Johor is linked to Singapore via the Causeway and encompasses an area of 18,986 sq km. It is also where the southernmost tip of Asia, Tanjung Piai, is located.
The state has long enthralled visitors with its divers range of attractions. Ancient rainforests, pristine islands, world-renowned golf courses and shopping establishments – with so many to choose from, you will definitely be spoilt for choice. The state capital, Johor Bahru is famous for its historical building and impressive architecture.