Bangunan Sultan Ismail: A place to visit at Kota Iskandar | Johor Malaysia

Bangunan Sultan Ismail: A place to visit at Kota Iskandar | Johor Malaysia

Bangunan Sultan Ismail or to be known as Sultan Ismail Building is a meeting places for the Johor State Legislative Assembly (Dewan Undangan Negeri Johor). It is located in Kota Iskandar, Johor Malaysia. – Kota Iskandar sits proudly on 320 acres of manicured gardens and parks. [More stories about Kota Iskandar, Johor]

Bangunan Sultan Ismail – Home of the State Parliament

Bangunan Sultan Ismail

It was an honored to be invited by Malaysia Tourism Council (MTC) to witness the 1st Kayak Marathon which was held at Puteri Harbour, Johor. During our arrival in Johor, we followed Malaysia Tourism Council (MTC) to visit this honorable place called Sultan Ismail Building.

Bangunan Sultan Ismail

Sultan Ismail Building, Johor’s “Living Gem which is well-known for its distinctive blend of architecture, a Moorish-Andalusian and Johor-Malay design.

Bangunan Sultan Ismail

Having two distinctive skylights, diamond shaped at the indoor garden view and another like pineapple. It is the symbol of Johor’s economic prosperity.

Bangunan Sultan Ismail

Watch democracy in action at the State Legislative Assembly Hall, Malaysia’s first parliament that’s open to the public. Cleverly integrated within the Hall are symbolisms of Johor’s past and bright future, such as black pepper motifs

Bangunan Sultan Ismail

Bangunan Sultan Ismail

Relax in the many lush gardens, such as the fragrant Laman Kasturi (Musk Lime Garden) and Laman Bunga Rampai (Potpourri Garden)

Bangunan Sultan Ismail

You may also learn about the Johor’s History along the Bangunan Sultan Ismail Walkway.

Bangunan Sultan Ismail

The late Sultan Ismail Al-Khalidi ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Ibrahim Al-Masyhur was the third Sultan of “Modern Johor” from 1959-1981 and the grandfather of the current Sultan. This is how Bangunan Sultan Ismail got its name.


Bangunan Sultan Ismail

Behind the building is the Kota Iskandar Mosque, a Johor second state mosque. Another amazing architecture and from far, you could see the beautiful carving.

Bangunan Sultan Ismail

Bangunan Sultan Ismail really opened my eyes especially during the learning of Johor’s History and the beautiful architecture inside. So much to learn, so much to know.

Sincere gratitude

Last but not least, I would like to say thank you to Malaysia Tourism Council (MTC) for giving us such a wonderful opportunity to witness this beautiful place. Also thanks to Encik Abdul Rashid Mammod who is our tour guide for this visit.

Bangunan Sultan Ismail

Next Visit with Malaysia Tourism Council (MTC):
Iskandar Puteri Kayak Challenge 2017 | Johor

 Sultan Ismail Building Kota Iskandar

Lebuh Kota Iskandar, Puteri Harbour,
79100 Nusajaya, Johor

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  • MIn

    Never been there before.. will put in my list

  • I have never been there , i want to try it once going to johor , thanks for sharing .. wonderful one.

  • ciki

    The Kayak marathon sounds like something I would love to participate in!

  • Bella Jamal

    antik juga bangunan Sultan Ismail ni. Design masjid pun lain dan indah. Baru teringat yang Johor merupakan slah sebuah kerajaan lama yang kuat dan besar ketika dahulu. Macam mana lah agaknya kalau negeri di Indonesia tu masih dalam Mlaysia kan. Hehe

  • Emily Lowe

    Love to visit Bangunan Sultan ismail because it is a privilege. Visited three times already and still can never get about of it.

  • Miera Nadhirah Rashidi

    Wow.. such a priviledge… hope I can be able to visit this place one fine day also

  • Magnificent views and buildings 😍 i wish to visit there one day!

  • Shubhada Bhide

    That is such an awesome place to visit with my kids. Those buildings and scenery is such a fulfilling. I would love to visit this place someday.

  • Rawlins Glam

    This is such a beautiful architecture. Thanks for letting me know – I will include it in my itinerary the next time I visit Johor

  • Sharon Lee

    Such a beautiful and historical building! I never been to here before and definitely not gonna miss this when I visit Johor next time!

  • Yee Wee Ling

    This place look so grand and nice. Never been there before but will check it out if I am in Johor.