Give rein to Malay history and culture in the town of Kota Tinggi, where the Sultanate of Johor was established. While many royal tombs rest peacefully in this historical town, the enduring legacy of Johor’s royalty is meticulously chronicled and safeguarded within the Kota Tinggi Museum. After your journey through history, soak in the true culture of a traditional Malay village by opting for one of the district’s many DesaStays.
One of the town’s other attractions is that of the cascading Kota Tinggi waterfall, where its refreshing pools can be enjoyed by entire families. Complete your connection with nature at your choice of firefly parks that line the Johor River, where you can marvel at the mesmerising beauty of these twinkling insects.