Calling out ALL Shopaholics who just couldn’t resist that particular favorite item beckoning you to purchase it.
Well, other than so many things to do in Johor Bahru, resist no more as now you have more reason and choice to go on a shopping spree in Johor Bahru!
Internationally known as Johor Bahru (JB), is the capital state of Johor, Malaysia, which can be accessed directly via Johor-Singapore Causeway.
Known as a shopper’s haven, it is home to collections of unique and comprehensive shopping malls.
These market-leading malls are remarkably huge and they managed to cater to a wide range of needs for shopping lovers.
Here is a list of 12 shopping malls situated around Legoland Malaysia. Go dish out your credit cards and indulge yourself!
12 Shopping Mall In Johor Bahru (JB) Near Legoland Malaysia
Except for finding a restaurant near Legoland Malaysia, or wondering what is the best things to do near Legoland Malaysia, you can always go shopping near Legoland Malaysia. That actually can save your day. While your kids are madly in love with Legoland Water & Theme Park, you can enjoy shopping!
Here is JB shopping mall list near Legoland Malaysia:
1. Johor Premium Outlets
As you can see, this perfect outlet is just 27.7km away from Legoland Malaysia (approximately 15 minutes by car). You can find 130 outlet stores there, including such brands, as:
- Michael Kors;
- Polo Ralph Lauren;
- Salvatore Ferragamo;
- Swatch and more.
Also read: How To Go To JPO From Singapore
What can you buy there?
- Designer fashion
- Accessories and jewelry
- Fine leather and luggage
- Gifts and special items
- Housewares&Home Furnishing
Daily: 10:00am – 10:00pm
Contact: +607-661 8888
There are always plenty of sales, center activities and in-store promotions in Johor Premium Outlet. Plus the possibility to become a VIP member or book a group tour, where you will receive free VIP Coupon Books upon arrival (if there is a group of 15 people and more).
If you are planning to stay more then one day there, you can stay one of these hotels or resort near JPO:
- Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor (Shop & Stay Package available).
- Pulai Spring Resort (Shop & Stay Package available).
- IOI Palm Villa Golf & Country Resort
2. KSL City Mall
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What can you do in KSL City Mall?
- buy groceries in Tesco supermarket;
- wash a car;
- watch movies;
- eat good food (KFC, Subway, Old Town White Coffee are there);
- stay in perfectly accommodated rooms;
- actually shopping
Just take a bus from City Square and you be there in about 20 mins. The place is best famous for big variety of delicious food, a lot of famous brands and the fact, that it is a good place for Singaporean to buy the same items that are in Singapore, but cheaper.
Daily: 10:00am – 10:00pm
Contact: +607-288 2888
3. AEON Mall Bukit Indah
AEON Bukit Indah Shopping Centre is a shopping mall in the fast-expanding township of Bukit Indah in Johor, Malaysia. It was opened in December 2008.
Why this Shopping Centre is worth visiting?
- many good hotel near Bukit Indah in case you want to overnight;
- big discounts;
- cheap shopping;
- 6D movie theater;
- good food court;
- AEON supermarket and the department store has a very good selection;
- parking is very cheap and affordable;
- many restaurants;
- an easy ~10km drive after crossing the Malaysian custom at the 2nd link;
- the mall has 188 shops over three levels and an area of 950,000 sq ft.;
- very clean area and good maintained toilets;
- moreover, is the closest shopping place to Legoland Malaysia.
Sunday to Thursday: 10.00am – 10.00pm
Friday to Saturday: 10.00am – 10.30pm
4. AEON Mall Bandar Dato’ Onn
Run in the concept of “Maximum value”, Aeon Mall Bandar Dato’ Onn is a large-scale new shopping mall in Johor Bahru with 3 retail floors and 2 floors of car park.
It sets over 20.93 acres and is operated by Aeon Co (M) Bhd (Malaysia’s largest department store/supermarket). There is a network of links that connect directly to the township, making it highly accessible to customers.
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Elegantly designed with wide selections of retailers, the mall has turned Bandar Dato’ Onn into a modern and vivid township in Johor. Lots of products such as daily necessities, fashion products, food and drinks are sold at affordable prices to sustain the lives of residents here.
The mall emphasizes on the concept of Go Green to complement the fast and busy lifestyles in town. It tries it best to create a nature area in town to provide tranquillity and relaxation.
As green areas in town are expanding, the pollution in town will be reduced. Therefore, quality of lives of residents will be increased gradually.
Why is Aeon Mall Bandar Dato’ Onn worth visiting?
- Provides nature-like relaxation
- Highly connected to other township
- Great deals are offered
Bandar Dato’ Onn is considered to be a jewel of Malaysia and it will spread over 1,514 acres of freehold land. Bandar is located only a few kilometers from the Johor city center.
This development has been thoroughly planned as a self-contained city where a total population in excess of 90,000 can be comfortably accommodated and a place where they can call home. Among its notable features include:
- Its location that is highly accessible because it has a network of interchanges which provide direct and continuous access to the township.
- About 19 neighborhoods which will be extensively planned for in order to provide the best aspects of communal living.
- A 118-acre area that will be reserved for a commercial center which will act as a hub spot to the local community.
- Emphasis is also placed on the concept of green areas and recreational parks. These are areas that will complement the busy city kind of life with the tranquility provided by nature as a form of relaxation and rejuvenation.
- Apart from this, the green areas and parks will transform Bandar Dato Onn into one of the most beautiful and attractive modern township to be found in southern Malaysia and a place where one can call home.
Contact: +607-350 8432
5. AEON Mall Tebrau City
When you see a long beige building with a big AEON sign, you’re at the right place. AEON Tebrau City can be accessed from JB Sentral. It’s a great place to fill your weekend and you’ll find yourself fully immersed in the relaxing ambience here.
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The ground floor features AEON grocery store which is the consumers’ favourite grocery store in JB. Besides, wide array of retail selections are offered such as G2000, Esprit, Giordano, to name a few. Tired of shopping?
Enjoy a movie at TGV Cinema with their delightful popcorns. You’ll totally be indulged in the movie as the seats are too comfortable.
The mall has what you’re craving. Sushi, western cuisines, local cuisines, Korean food and many more can be savoured under the roof. You’ll never go hungry and thirsty while shopping here. Bookworms tend to visit Harris’ more often than anyone else.
Why is Aeon Tebrau City worth visiting?
- Great deals during festival occasions.
- AEON supermarket offers fine selection of vegetables and fruits.
- Many restaurants that serve delicious food.
Contact: +607 – 352 2220
Sunday to Thursday: 10.00am – 10.00pm
Friday to Saturday: 10.00am – 11.00pm
6. City Square Johor
Near to the causeway link, City Square Johor in town is a popular haunt for people from northern Singapore. It’s accessed directly to JB Sentral via a pedestrian bridge. With a total of 150 stores and brands outlets and over 50 food outlets, it guarantees a satisfying shopping experience for shopping goers.
Good news for Singaporeans is that the prices of goodies here are far cheaper than Singapore. Even the Cathay cinema here offers cheap tickets. Every month, different stores come with many exclusive promotions to give thanks to their customers. Cheap, comfortable and clean has made this mall worth shopping.
Enjoy exceptional services such as car wash, restorative service, money changer, photo processing and ATM in City Square Johor. Shops for beauty and wellness such as hair salon, health care, beauty center and pharmacy are available. There is also karaoke and games arcade for entertainment.
Why is JB City Square shopping mall worth visiting?
- Located in the heart of Johor, easy access to nearby tourist destination
- Things are cheap and affordable
- Three-floors basement car park
- Connected to Johor CIQ complex and just few minutes walk from Johor Custom
Contact: +607 – 226 3668
Daily: 10:00am – 10:00pm
7. Plaza Angsana
The weekend is going to be huge for families! Strategically located along Jalan Tampoi, Plaza Angsana requires only 15 minutes’ drive from Johor Bahru City Centre. It features 5 levels with over 238 outlets to serve a large customer base.
Whether you’re looking for leisure, gourmet center, shopping or entertainment, Plaza Angsana has all of it. For shopping, the mall offers international brands as well as local brands. Latest closet, jewellery and bags can be found all over the malls.
Wide array of food and beverage are well-served here. It comes with two food courts serving dishes ranging from local cuisines to international cuisines.
Apart from that, the mall provides wheelchairs for disabled and amusement center for children. Bowling and karaoke can also be enjoyed here. Gift wrapping service is available at UO super store service counter.
Why is Plaza Angsana worth visiting?
- Linked by myriad of roads
- Cheap parking rates
- Year round promotions
- Lots of services and facilities offered
- Good security
Contact: +607 – 235 1420 / +607 – 235 1422
Daily: 10.00am – 10.00pm
8. AEON Mall Kulaijaya
Johor Bahru, one of the busiest city in Malaysia, boasts a regional shopping mall, AEON Mall Kulaijaya. Approximately 10km from Senai International Airport, it draws customer base from airport and nearby residential area. It’s also one of the favourite destinations for families and groups of friends.
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Anchored by Summit, Heatwave, The Face Shop, Daiso, De’ Touch Beauty Care, the mall offers variety of retail services and products. Women who like grocery shopping shouldn’t miss out Aeon Supermarket located at ground floor. Here you can find whatever ingredients and food you want and the prices are cheap and affordable.
The excitement keeps on going with restaurants and food courts serving delightful dishes ranging from noodles, dim sum, fried rice to many other western dishes.
TGV Cinema is the feature of the mall. Book the cheap cinema tickets online and you get to enjoy all the latest releases in Aeon Kulaijaya.
Why is Aeon Kulajijaya mall worth visiting?
- Free Wi-Fi available at the entire mall
- Short queue in supermarket as compared to other AEON mall
- Less crowded if compare with other shopping malls
AEON Careline: 1-300-80-AEON(2366)
Sunday to Thursday: 10.00am – 10.00pm
Friday to Saturday: 10.00am – 10.30pm
9. Sutera Mall
Spread over 677,000 square ft, Sutera Mall continues to be a popular destination for the fast growing residential communities of Taman Sutera Utama. Renovation completed in November 2011 has brought fresher look to the mall, creating an ambience that suits different festivals.
Also read: How To Go To Sutera Mall From Singapore
Open 365 days of the year, Sutera Mall features retailers like RSH, Fabiano Ricco, C&Y, Whoosh, Playboy, Yamaha and many popular brands. For customers interested in latest fashion trends, visit Trendy Zone located at level 2. You’ll find unlimited fashion products here.
After shopping for the whole day, take a rest in any of the food and beverage outlets offered. Over 57 outlets options are available to cater to different customers need.
Take pleasure in the My Library in Sutera Mall. Aimed to improve the quality of lives of people, it is dedicated to serve and provide information and services for all.
Why is Sutera Mall worth visiting?
- Boasts a unique setting, Sutera Walk equipped with colourful LED lightning.
- Get to enjoy wonderful performances at Open Air Amphitheatre.
- Full-stocked supermarket at all time.
- Entertainment city is offered to provide complete shopping experience.
- Very near to Legoland Malaysia
Contact: +607 – 558 9009
Opening Hours: 10:30am – 10:30pm
10. Komtar JBCC Mall
This is the youngest and the most fashionable place for shopping in Johor. JBCC Mall was officially launched only in November, 2014. The Johor Bahru City Centre [JBCC] is set to become the premiere destination for shopping, entertainment, and imaginative development not only in Southeast Asia, but in the whole world.
The new mall replaced a 35-year old complex and fully open to public less than for a year now. But nevertheless, many Popular Retailers Have Already Committed To Komtar JBCC and there you can find such brand stores, as:
- Chanel Cosmetic;
- Victoria’s Secret;
- Dr Martens;
- Bath&Body Works and many others.
With the latest trends on display and entertainment, Komtar JBCC aims to inspire everyone by providing a new way to engage people every day. Smart, savvy, and delightful, this location is perfect for Sunday shopping, holidays and family trips.
There are diverse needs that must be met in the modern shopping experience. It must be entertaining, affordable, and yet still provide a comfortable experience.
For that reason, an emphasis on providing international luxury brands the opportunity to reinvigorate Johor Bahru has been Komtar JBCC’s primary focus.
The Komtar JBCC, a luxury shopping mall that will be compromised by two office towers, hotel and its retail, dining and entertainment area, is the big hit in the Johor market and a long-expected travel destination for many people. The RM1.5 billion project not only aims to rejuvenate business flow in the Johor Bahru district but also it is the great landmark of the heart of the city center.
Daily: 10:00am – 10:00pm
Contact: +607-267 9900
11. Paradigm Mall JB
Paradigm Mall JB is a well-established regional shopping mall featuring over 600 shops spreading over 6 floors. It comes with a very modern and exquisite with a 4-star hotel and an ultra-modern 263 unit service apartment. Besides that, it is also JB new shopping mall.
It is located in a 13-acre portion of land and the latest city landmark in Johor. Benefits from JB city center, it offers easy access for residents from Johor. With only 20 minutes’ drive from Singapore, you’ll arrive at this splendid mall. It’s believed that the development of Paradigm Mall is able to boost Malaysia’s tourism internationally.
The mall features a high quality gourmet supermarket offering only excellent gourmet food and daily necessities. Renowned restaurants and food outlets are offered to serve the best local and international delicacies to customers. Besides, varieties of market retailers are offered to provide a comprehensive shopping experience.
The largest ice-skating rink in Johor, with over 20,000 sq ft is now made available in Paradigm Mall JB. It also features the biggest indoor rocknasium which is also the first one in Johor. The mall has made a great effort to provide as much entertainments as they could offer under the sole roof.
The setup applies a very unique retail concept that offers an opportunity for one to experience localized shopping at its best. That is not all because customers are also treated to a variety of feature including:
1.) A variety of family entertainment activities that are found in the one stop shop concept. This is a feature which is meant to benefit everyone including visitors and locals alike.
2.) A mixture of fashion lifestyles which are international in nature, specialty stores, popular restaurants, department stores, the largest indoors ice skating rink, family karaoke, a gourmet supermarket including the largest multiplex and much more.
3.) Offers different and original retail platform for all and is located in an ideal location in their need to expand and establish their footprints in the finest mall that this southern cosmopolitan has yet to experience.
This particular shopping mall is big with many retail possibilities and is easily accessible as it is about 10 minutes drive from Johor city centre and about 20 minutes from Legoland Malaysia, Iskandar Puteri (Nusajaya) and Sanrio Hello Kitty Town which are prime locations in Johor Bahru.
Why is Paradigm Mall JB worth visiting?
- First and largest regional shopping mall in JB
- First indoor rocknasium in Johor
- Largest infoor ice-skating ring in Johor
- Near to major tourist destination such as Legoland
- Largest cinema in Johor Bahru
Contact: +603–7728 4773 / +603–7728 5773
Email: [email protected]
12. IKEA Tebrau Johor Bahru
IKEA is opened a new store in Johor Bahru (called IKEA Tebrau) on 16 November 2017 which will be located near Jalan Desa Tebrau and will be the first store in the southern region of Malaysia. It’s the largest IKEA store in South-East Asia.
The recruitment process for staff is ongoing. This is part of IKEA’s ambitious program to expand into Southeast Asia and the provision of affordable, functional and well designed Swedish home furnishings.
IKEA is well renowned for offering well-designed home furnishing and functional solutions at prices which are fair and are easily affordable.
It has well-focused customer oriented policies which incorporate services and activities that benefit the society. IKEA is fully owned and operated by Ikano Private limited. Its product variety is wide in a number of ways.
First, is its functionality where you’ll find everything you need for your home, be they plants and living-room furnishings or toys and whole kitchens.
Second is its vastness in style. And finally, is the combination of the two. Their range of products is wide in function and style at all times.
IKEA is an international company with many years of experience and will bring their experience to Johor to improve the lifestyles of the locals who will be exposed to international standards of products at a price that is affordable to a majority of the population.
The company will also create more job opportunities in the local area and thus contribute to the general development of the area.
How To Get To Shopping Mall Near Legoland Malaysia
Shopping malls in JB are interconnected by roads. Thus, car will be the best option to take you to the malls.
Experienced local drivers who are familiar with all the routes in Johor will bring you to and fro from the place you have quoted.
Reserve the car online and enjoy yourself throughout the ride.