Dataran Bandaraya

The Johor Bahru City Square or known in Bahasa Malaysia as Dataran Bandaraya Johor is a landmark in Johor Bahru. It was built in 1993 and opened on January 1, 1994 to celebrate the declaration of Johor Bahru as a City.
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The Johor Bahru City Square or known in Bahasa Malaysia as Dataran Bandaraya Johor is a landmark in Johor Bahru. It was built in 1993 and opened on January 1, 1994 to celebrate the declaration of Johor Bahru as a City.


The Johor Bahru City Square or known in Bahasa Malaysia as Dataran Bandaraya Johor is a landmark in Johor Bahru. It was built in 1993 and opened on January 1, 1994 to celebrate the declaration of Johor Bahru as a City.

It is adjacent to Thistle Hotel and is facing the Straits of Johor. A clock tower stands mightily with a stage in front. The clock tower, which is the landmark for the area was erected not long after the declaration.

The clock tower is very iconic as it sits on the open lawn, adorned by fountains on its sides.  Locals like to visit the square to watch the sunset. Dataran Bandaraya is also used for large scale official events.

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