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Grand Palace Park (Istana Besar)

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Hard to describe the feeling

Somehow, the Grabcar dropped the door which we cannot enter the park area and we cannot even see... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Pimprapai S
Grand Sultan Palace

It's a nice stop over for a quick photo. The view is nice but the royal guards are quite strict so... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Laguna Province, Philippines
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good22%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
27 Aug 2018
“Hard to describe the feeling”
7 Jul 2018
“Closed for visits”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 February 2013

The Grand Palace Park has been closed to the public from 2nd January 2012 till 19th January 2014. Lots of refurbishment and land scape works on going. Hope its opened as scheduled and is a great tourist attraction.

10  Thank chiandra
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

There have been no recent updates on this park, and rightfully so, as it remains closed to the public almost 2 years after the park was closed for renovations. The grounds were supposed to be open to the public early this year. There have been...More

11  Thank ceemohan
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Somehow, the Grabcar dropped the door which we cannot enter the park area and we cannot even see the beauty of the palace

Thank Pimprapai S
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Grand Palace Park (Istana Besar) is the royal palace of Johor Bahru which is currently used for state banquets and royal functions, therefore it is closed for public entry. So can view the majestic architecture from a distance. This palace and Sultan Abu Bakar State...More

3  Thank Mugunthan2015
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We would definitely visit again...one visit not enough!! very relax feeling in clean and green environment..

1  Thank VSpiceC
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Don't really understand... From outside seems very nice.. Green, well treated and lots of trees... But is not, for visiting or enjoy... Is closed, fenced and guarded... Also you will find several sign, if you try go in they can shut you... We were looking...More

3  Thank nuno a
Reviewed 3 September 2017

It's a nice stop over for a quick photo. The view is nice but the royal guards are quite strict so better stay far from the gate.

Thank EricksonMapote
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A shining crown with a spotlit jewel highlights fountains and other garden elements to make for a great photo op. Stop by and take a few shots.

Thank obiwan205
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I was informed by the guard that this place is not yet open to public/ tourists. We are not allow to enter into the area

2  Thank leecK9330OU
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I used to have great memories of this place as a children at age 3-4. Not sure my age when i first went there. Overall i notice it is still clean with regular maintenance. This is the first spot i will recommend to my foreign...More

Thank Sze Wei E
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Whenever time permits, its a truly lovely place to be! We Johoreans are so blessed and proud that our Sultan thinks of his people , to have a place like this, so near his residence.

Thank Prameela_Rajaratnan
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This is a beautiful place on the main high way .it is full in the morning and evening with health caution walkers .nice place to relax and click pictures

2  Thank pceoscj
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