Dubbed the “Shopping Paradise of Northern Johor” Batu Pahat Town (also known as Bandar Penggaram or BP) straddles the state’s northwest coast in a district that bears its name.It is south-east of the Royal City of Muar, south-west of Kluang, north-west of Pontian and just south of Segamat.As of the 2009 census, this fast growing city was the 20th most populous urban area in Malaysia, replacing Muar in 2006 as the second largest urban area in Johor, and becoming the 16th most populated Malaysian urban centre by 2012.It owes its rapid development, to the influx of shoppers from neighbouring townships, other states and overseas, that flocks its many retail outlets.Thus, it is no surprise that Batu Pahat won its “Shopping Paradise” accolade, with the proliferation of shopping malls and hypermarkets.Ethnic Chinese forms the majority of its population at 62%, followed by the Malays with 36%, and the Indians at two percent.
Places to go
Deadly name as it may sound but the taste of it would just make you love to call for another bowl. A dish that can be found only at Batu Pahat, mee racun (poison noodle) basically a famous noodle in a spicy tomato-based gravy, tofu and it comes with a
Want a fancy new sight-seeing on weekend with your children? If you happen to live in Johor, hop on your car and drive them to Old Street Commercial Centre.
Located exactly at Bandar Batu Pahat, served simple hot fluffy and aromatic green rice topped with moderate spicy sambal and fancy add-ons such as fried chicken, sotong king, and sea bass enough to fill your tummy with happiness. Cik Chom’s operation hour start from 4:30 till 10 pm. Come earlier
Looking for a fun vibrant nightlife scene at Batu Pahat ? Check out Dataran Batu Pahat, place where you and your friends consider hang out at.
. One Segamat is the first shopping mall in Segamat that introduce you towards a modern lifestyle shopping mall with Grand Prix Lotus Five Star as the main attraction here.
After all the splash and fun moment at the waterpark, consider yourself to take a walk at Wet World Glow Park.
Wherever you head this school holiday you’re guarantee to make a splash to entertain the whole family. Wet world Batu Pahat waterpark is the place for you to get your huge splash.
The world of replica at Tropical Village. It’s a remarkable theme park attraction of Ayer Hitam, Johor.
Up close with the beach full of history at Pantai Minyak Beku. As one of the main attraction around Batu Pahat, Pantai minyak beku is a place to relax your mind and also a port for those who love fishing
It’s time to move from your sedentary lifestyle and get fit at Hutan Lipur Soga Perdana, a recreational forest that is ideal for sightseeing, trekking, jogging and strolling. .
You know his name but not his story. So consider yourself to get to know Johor’s late former Chief Minister deeper than ever at gallery Dato Onn Jaafar located at Batu Pahat, Johor.
After a long day of exploring the beauty of Batu Pahat, the calm surroundings of Tasik Y will surely revive one’s weary mind. Enjoy a refreshing bowl of ice-cold sweet cendol to boost up your energy!
The largest shopping mall in Batu Pahat beckons all shopaholics to enter and shop to their hearts’ delight.
The bustling Karat market is a shopping haven for antique lovers laden with antique treasures, vintage clothing, gently-used goods, souvenirs and an assortment of bric-a-brac.
Taste the nightlife of Batu Pahat at BP Walk, where everything comes alive after sunset. During football season, BP Walk is transformed into a mini stadium as football lovers congregate alongside this strip to watch the matches.
Restoran D’Merong, located at Jalan Pasar, offers a variety of local delicacies for patrons. This food haven served up plenty of treats for early risers, the lunch crowd and night owls with a long list of menu that aims to delight.
A trip to Johor would be incomplete without a sampling of the famous Asam Pedas dish, and a taste from Asam Pedas Mak Limah will surely leave your palate tingling for more.