Muar

Muar is a historical town that is also known as Bandar Maharani and is the capital of the Muar District in Johor. It is a popular tourist attractions because of the food, coffee and pre-war historical buildings. Muar is the fourth largest city in Johor and was recently declared as the royal town of Johor by Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar.

Muar is an easily accessible town with the road works that connects the town to its neighbouring towns and cities. The North-South Expressway southern route (PLUS Expressway) and Muar Bypass are two of the major roads that connects Muar to its neighbouring town and cities. The highways connect Muar to towns and cities such as Batu Pahat, Yong Peng, Parit Jawa and Johor Bahru.

Muar is well known for being a historical city. There are so many things one can do while in Muar such as visiting museums, galleries and historical landmarks. Bukit Kepong Police Station is a police station that was made famous in the 1950’s when it was under brutal attack from the notorious communist terrorists. Kubu Bentayan was the last fortress that the last Malacca Sultanate, Sultan Mahmud Shah, retreated to before it fell during the 15th century when the Portuguese attacked. There are a number of other historical landmarks that one can visit as well such as Panglima Lidah Hitam Mausoleum, Sultan Alauddin Riayat Shah I Mausoleum and Tapak Sejarah Kota Buruk. These places are rich with history of how Johor came to be. There are other fun things one can do in Muar such as visiting Donhu Jurassic Garden and Muar Cultural Walk or jogging in Tanjung Ketapang City Park.

Muar is a town that is known for its food and coffee. There are delicious, mouth-watering dishes that one must try when in Muar town. Among the few dishes that one has to eat when in Muar is laksa, otak otak, rojak, asam pedas, prawn noodles and many more alluring dishes.  For those who prefer cooking and preparing their own meals, there are supermarkets in the area that they can frequent to get their groceries from. Econsave Muar, TF Value – Mart Muar and The Store @ Muar are among the many supermarkets that are available in and around Muar.

Muar is a good option for those looking for a home as the environment is ideal. It is a lovely town with ample shopping destinations that residents and tourists can enjoy such as Wetex Parade and Astaka Shopping Centre. Muar also does not lack medical attention as there are hospitals and clinics in the surrounding area such as Elizabeth Medical Centre Muar, Muar Hospital and Klinik Dr Goh CM among many others in the area.

Apart from being an ideal location for those looking to live close enough to the city but not too closes, it can also be a good choice for families as there are a variety of schools in the area that the children can attend. SMK St Andrew, SMK Convent, SMK Bandar Maharani, SK Bakri Batu 2 Muar and Muar Science Secondary School are some of the schools available in Muar.

Muar is a town that is mainly made up of freehold properties. The median price per square feet of the properties in Muar is RM 244. There are a total of 59 project listings as of now in Muar. This showcases the variety of property type that home owners and investors can browse through to find the one they fancy such as Taman Saujana Putra, Taman Sungai Abong, Taman Junid Perdana, Taman Tanjung Gading and Taman Pagoh Jaya, Muar.

Buying, selling, or investing property is a very big decision. Even moving to your desired location can sometimes be very emotional. Using data from more than 154 listings in Muar, PropertyGuru aim to help you make the right decisions on selecting property, by providing you helpful news and property statistics such as median and growth in the area, but also our opinion on local neighborhood area.

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