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Johor Bahru or universally called JB is the state capital of Johor in southern peninsular Malaysia, just across the causeway from Singapore. With the recent development of Danga Bay and Nusajaya, JB is starting to be a popular tourist destination especially for the theme park lovers.

Asia's first ever Legoland Park opened its doors in Medini Iskandar Malaysia, Nusajaya in September 2012, a year ahead of schedule. Stretching 76 acres, Legoland Malaysia is the catalyst to spur Nusajaya's tourism industry. The theme park receives more than 1 million domestic and international visitors in less than a year. Visitors are able to enjoy more than 40 shows, rides and attractions "hands-on" experience including The Petronas Twin Towers model which is the tallest LEGO structure in the world. This lifestyle development also comprises a retail mall, themed hotel, business hotel as well as office and home areas.

Another tourist draw is the Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park. Set on a 4.2-acre site, the four-storey Family Theme Park is part of a mixed hotel, retail and entertainment complex located along the crescent shaped Puteri Promenade. Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park provides a series of unique experiences and excitement through popular global children's characters from LAT, Sanrio Hello Kitty Town and The Little Big Club. Visitors will be entertained and play-learn via rides, activities and shows provided. It is an immersive learning and play experience for everyone.

The Angry Birds Activity Park is the latest addition to JB's tourist attractions. It covers 26,000 sq.ft. and is strategically located in the premises of KOMTAR JBCC, Johor Bahru City Centre's newest premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination. The state of the art activity park is easily accessible and offers a wide variety of fun games and attractions suitable for toddlers, kids, youth and parents alike.

Set to be the premier waterfront development in Johor Bahru, with residential properties, commercial buildings and recreational facilities. Among the attractions that have opened so far are: Danga World Theme Park, Danga World Petting Zoo and Rumah Limas. Rumah Limas is where Johor State's eight districts are represented by uniquely-designed traditional wooden Malay houses named as Rumah Kluang, Rumah Mersing, Rumah Segamat, Rumah Johor Bahru, Rumah Pontian, Rumah Kota Tinggi, Rumah Muar and Rumah Batu Pahat. In addition, there are two other traditional wooden Malay houses - Rumah Utama and Rumah Spa. All of these buildings surround a lawn, situated right at the edge of the Skudai Highway. Cultural shows unique to each district are performed in the Rumah Utama. Johor cuisine is served inside and outside some of the houses. There is an orchid garden beside the Rumah Segamat. Massage and spa therapy are offered in the Rumah Spa. Rumah Mersing offers wedding planning services. Rumah Johor Bahru has a gift shop. Rumah Kota Tinggi has a Malay arts and crafts exhibition whereas Rumah Kluang has traditional Malay games and cash crops exhibitions.

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