Kluang Johor

Exploring Kluang, Johor for 3 Days 2 Nights!

Aqalili AzizanApril 28 2018

There are 10 districts in Johor, and I would say we conquer one of them, Kluang. Nuriy and I came here for a personal reason but, that doesn’t stop us from exploring the things to do in, Kluang. Here are 9 spots that we discover during our 3 days 2 nights adventure!

1. Extreme Boutique Hotel 🏨

Since we are going out the whole day, I was just thinking about accommodation that caters to our needs like a bed, or maybe a free breakfast. It was more than that we arrived at this hotel as they provide free parking and iron too! Just make sure to bring your toiletries as they only provide soap and shampoo.

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ℹ️ Extreme Boutique Hotel
📍 No 2, Jalan Intan, 1/1 Taman Intan, 86000 Kluang, Johor, Malaysia.
🕰 24-hour front desk
🚗 Google Maps
Kluang Johor Extreme Boutique Hotel
From left: Available hangers in a hotel is a plus when you needed it the most / The bed is quite comfy to sleep with.

2. Gwee Lek Ikan Asam Pedas 🍲

Whenever I went t,o travel, research is a must! But honestly, there aren’t many blogs that cover about Kluang so, johorkaki is the one that recommends Gwee Lek Ikan Asam Pedas. They are popular with Asam Pedas fish head, so make sure to give that a try!

I would say the Asam Pedas here is different, as you can taste the sourness and spiciness at the same time. But, our winner is not the Asam Pedas but the steam egg. If you mix the steam egg, some Asam Pedas sauce, and rice, it will be a pleasant culinary experience!

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ℹ️ Gwee Lek Ikan Asam Pedas
📍 67, Jalan Lim Swee Sim, Taman Kluang Baru, 86000 Kluang, Johor.
🕰 Mon-Sun (11.30 AM - 3.00 PM, 5.30 PM - 9.30 PM)
🚗 Google Maps, 14 min drive from Extreme Boutique Hotel
Kluang Johor Gwee Lek Ikan Asam Pedas
This place is spacious and I can say a regular customer is coming over a few times / Asam Pedas – RM 10.00.
Kluang Johor Gwee Lek Ikan Asam Pedas
Sayur Bayam – RM 6.00 / Steamed Egg – RM 3.00.

3. Kluang Street Art 📸

If you want to know the iconic symbol of Kluang, visit this street art. You will notice that there are a lot of mural showcases the train, Kluang Man and local coffee. I would say you wouldn’t be bored by the 100-meter artsy street! Make sure to bring friends with you and take tons of photos.

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ℹ️ Kluang Street Art 
📍 25, Jalan Merdeka, Kampung Masjid Lama, 86000 Kluang, Johor.
🕰 24-hour
🚗 Google Maps, 8 min drive from Gwee Lek Ikan Asam Pedas (Park at the designated area)
Kluang Street Art Johor
100-meter full of 3D Street Art / Climb with Kluang Man!
Kluang Street Art Johor
This corner is a summary of our love for food / One of my favourite artist at Kluang street art.

4. Kafe Kaki Lima 🍵

The best part about walking is you will find something awesome accidentally. When we were busy looking at the street arts, we have encountered this impressive Kafe Kaki Lima! Honestly, I’m not a big fan of a cafe, but this place changes my mind. Been here twice before heading back to Kuala Lumpur, and we recommended you to try their Mocha!

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ℹ️ Kafe Kaki Lima
📍 17e, Jalan Dato Teow Siew Khor, Kampung Masjid Lama, 86000 Kluang, Johor.
🕰 Tue-Sun, Closed on Monday (10.00 AM - 6.00 PM)
🚗 Google Maps, 1 min walk from Kluang Street Arts.
Kluang Johor Kafe Kaki Lima
Nuriy totally recommend you to come to this cafe! / Barista workstation! Zoom in to know about the menu.
Kluang Johor Kafe Kaki Lima
Must try! Avocado Toast – RM7.90 / Hot mocha – RM9, Iced Americano – RM7.

5. Shangrila Ais Kacang 🍧

Nothing can beat hot weather with an ice-cold drink. That’s where ABC (Air Batu Campur) or Ais Kacang come in handy. The Shangrila Ais Kacang (mixed ice) was open since 1991, and the majority that came here is local Chinese.

So, the owner Ng Kian Swee is surprised that we know about his stall, well thanks to this blog post! If you are planning to come here, let him know that you came from my blog, he even posts our photo here.

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ℹ️ Shangrila Ais Kacang
📍 A-68, Jalan Panggung, Kampung Masjid Lama, 86000 Kluang, Johor.
🕰 Mon-Sun, Closed on Wednesday (11.30 AM - 9.00 PM) 
🚗 Google Maps10 min drive from Extreme Boutique Hotel
Kluang Johor Shangrila Ais Kacang
Shangrila Ais Kacang Kluang Johor Curitan Aqalili
Located at very back of the stall / They still using an old school way to make ais kacang.
Kluang Johor Shangrila Ais Kacang
Having a talk with the owner, Ng Kian Swee / Cendol – RM 2.50, Ais Kacang – RM 3.00.

6. UK Farm 📸

Since we came to Kluang for personal reasons, here comes one. My friend is married, and we need to do a post-photoshoot after their wedding ceremony. Besides being a location for an agriculture project, UK Farm lets you get your dream wedding pictures with their authorization.

The road is a bit bumpy, but the view is worth getting on. Besides, I heard that the place could provide accommodation, meals and travel packages at UK Farm too!

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ℹ️ UK Farm
📍 Plot 8, Projek Pertanian Moden Kluang, KM13, Jalan Batu Pahat, 86000 Kluang, Johor.
🕰 Mon-Sun (9.00 AM - 6.00 PM) 
🚗 Google Maps, 26 min drive from Extreme Boutique Hotel
Kluang Johor UK Farm
Dreamy spot for wedding pictures / Play a kite with an astonishing view from UK Farm.
Kluang Johor UK Farm
Happy moment ☺️ / I’m not sure who’s the photoshoot for 😂.

7. The Original Kluang Station Coffee🍞

Don’t get me wrong, any Kluang Railway Kopitiam franchise is fulfilling, but it’s the best if you visit the original outlet. Located inside the Kluang KTM station, you have to wait for your turn to get that toasted bun and Kluang coffee.

I love the environment, and the food is delicious too! Although it’s just a simple toasted kaya and butter bun, the way they prepared is unique. Since it was a grill on charcoal, you can get that crunchy soft, melted kaya and butter in just one bite.

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ℹ️ The Original Kluang Station Coffee
📍 KTM Kluang, Jalan Station, Kampung Masjid Lama, 86000 Kluang, Johor.
🕰 Fri-Wed, Closed on Thursday (7.00 AM - 12.00 PM, 2.30 PM - 6.00 PM) 
🚗 Google Maps, 6 min drive from Extreme Boutique Hotel

The Original Kluang Station Coffee Johor

The Original Kluang Station Coffee Johor
The original outlet located inside Kluang KTM Station / List of the menu at the stall, but we recommend you to try

8. Pertubuhan Penganut Dewa Choo Ong Yah (Leng Toh Keng) 📸

Located near Kluang Mall, or to be exact in front of Nanyang Kopitiam, you will see a vibrant temple in the area. We spotted the temple when we went to the Kluang Rail Coffee franchise at Jalan Durian to buy some Kaya. It was a very welcoming experience, and the best part is the guard of the temple tells us a history of the temple, and it has been here since 1966!

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ℹ️ Pertubuhan Peganut Dewa Choo Ong Yah
📍 No.19, Jalan Durian, 86000 Kluang, Johor.
🕰 Daily
🚗 Google Maps, 3 min drive from The Original Kluang Station Coffee
Kluang Johor Pertubuhan Penganut Dewa Choo Ong Yah Leng Toh Keng
Exquisite door design / Such a friendly temple guard!
Kluang Johor Pertubuhan Penganut Dewa Choo Ong Yah Leng Toh Keng
Can’t stop amaze by this temple design / This is where praying stuff happened.

9. Kluang Coffee Powder Factory 🍵

Kluang exploration will be complete when you visit the coffee powder factory. If you’re a coffee-lover, set the appointment to know about the coffee process making. It’s free, but make sure to be aware of their opening hour!

If you’re coming on Sunday as we did. The factory tour is closed, but you can grab Kluang coffee as a souvenir and get a taste of white and black coffee!

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ℹ️ Kluang Coffee Powder Factory
📍 76 Jalan Besar, 86000 Kluang, Johor.
🕰 Retail Department: Mon-Fri (9.00AM - 5.00PM), Sat-Sun (9.00AM - 4.00PM) | Factory Tour: Mon-Fri (9.00AM - 4.00PM), Sat (9.00AM - 1.00PM), Closed on Sun/Public Holiday.
🚗 Google Maps9 min drive from Extreme Boutique Hotel

It was fun to discover my own country, from Kuala Lumpur, Pulau Pinang, and Sabah there are plenty of things more to explore!

Kluang Coffee Powder Factory Johor
Kluang Coffee Factory tour is open from Monday till Saturday only! Time may vary / My haul at Kluang Coffee Powder Factory, a total of RM 40.70.
Kluang Coffee Powder Factory Johor
The factory is closed on Sunday, but they still provide a coffee sample at their cafe / Get to taste Kluang coffee at their cafe, Brew 1966!

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