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date | time Sunday, 6 June 2010 | 8.30 am

Sultan Abu Bakar Museum.
This museum occupies the Istana Besar (Grand Palace) which was specially commissioned in 1864 by Sultan Abu Bakar. Completed in 1866, the Grand Palace incorporated some of the Sultan’s creative ideas in its architecture. In 1990, Sultan Iskandar decided that members of the public should be given the opportunity to view
the Royal Family’s collection in a proper museum setting. His Majesty consented for the Grand Palace to be converted into a museum. Housed within the museum are vast arrays of treasures, works of art, antiquities and furniture belonging to the Royal Family. The picture gallery features past and present rulers of the Sultanate and their
consorts. There is also a large collection of their personal memorabilia, an impressive array of Orders, Decorations and Medals in the gallery.

Kota Tinggi Museum.
Built in 1997, the museum traces the history of the Johor Sultanate. The Museum traces the history of Johor, starting with the reign of Sultan Allauddin Riayat Shah II until Sultan Mahmud Shah II. The Museum’s site was chosen for its
historical significance as the seat of the old Johor Sultanate. Discover the paintings, historical dioramas, weaponry and much more on display only at the museum.

Johor Lama
Johor Lama was the seat of the old Johor Sultanate. It was established by Sultan Alauddin Riayat Shah some time around 1540. Its strategic location by the Johor river allowed it to be used as a secure trading post for some 40 years. However, in 1587, the Portuguese attacked the Fort at Johor Lama and destroyed it. You can still see remnants of the settlement and the fort.

One-Day Johor Heritage Tour Johor Trip 6 Jun 2010

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