Faces of
Malaysia
Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru is the state capital of the state of Johor and the second largest metropolitan area in Malaysia. Most tourists don't stop here and just pass through the city on their way to or out of Singapore. JB is a major local transportation hub however. Since it is just across the causeway from Singapore, some travellers use it as a hub to visit Singapore from here (lower accommodation prices) or to board the train, bus or airplane.

Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands is a highland region located about 20 km east of Ipoh and about 150 km north of Kuala Lumpur in Pahang, Malaysia. At 5,000 ft (1,500 m) above sea level it is the highest area on the mainland, and enjoys a cool climate, with temperatures no higher than 25C and rarely falling below 12C year round. The area is popular for it’s tea plantations and jungle walks.

Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Sultan Ismail Petra Airport

address: Pengkalan Chepa, 16100 Kota Bharu, Kelantan Darul Naim, Malaysia.
Kota-Baru-Sultan-Ismail-Petra-Airport.jpg, airport in Kota Bahru, the state capitol of Kelantan
airport in Kota Bahru, the state capitol of Kelantan

Airlines and Destinations:

Air Asia Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur (KLIA), Kuching
Firefly Kuala Lumpur (Subang), Penang
Malaysian Airlines Kuala Lumpur (KLIA)
Malindo Air Kuala Lumpur (KLIA, Subang)

 

Arrival Hall
Arrival and Departure Hallphoto: Malaysian Travel Guide

Links:

waiting area
waiting areaphoto: Malaysian Travel Guide
 

Air Asia plane
arrival of an AirAsia airplane at the gatephoto: Malaysian Travel Guide



Hotels in Kota Bharu

Zeck’s Traveller’s Inn

Homestay-like hostel in a residential area close to the city center. It is almost like staying with a malay family. Zeck and his family are lovely hosts and run the place for over 20 years already.

Attractions

Historical Quarters, Kota Bharu

part of the city center with lots of museums, the Grand Palace, the Muhammadi Mosque and the tourist office

Wats around Kota Bharu, Kota Bharu

There are a few impressive thai buddhist temple between Kota Bahru and near thai border in the north

Attractions

Masjid Jamek, Kuala Lumpur

Masjid Jamek is the oldest mosques in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is located at the confluence of the Klang and Gombak River and was designed by Arthur Benison Hubback.

Pantai Cenang (Cenang Beach), Langkawi

This wide and long beach is the most popular beach on the island and the center of Langkawi's tourism infrastructure. It is a lively place also at night with various bars and restaurants.