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For many of us shopping Gucci, Bvlgari, Dior and any other designer brand is like once in a blue moon kinda thing. So if you’re planning a shopping trip in Johor Bahru, Malaysia and worried about the price tags, here are some great bargain shopping destinations to check out.


If you need to get some budget grocery shopping done this is the place to head over to. In addition to the wide range of poultry, seafood and vegetables; this British hyper mart also has plenty of its popular in-house products like gourmet food from the TESCO’s Finest brand and value-for-money cleaning supplies, to name a few. TESCO in Johor Bahru can be found along the Jalan Indah 15 road.

AEON Terbrau City

This is a terrific place to go for clothes shopping. The mall is located in Jalan Desa Tebrau within an easy distance to many a Johor Bahru hotel the likes of Berjaya Waterfront Hotel Johor Bahru that you can find plenty of tourists shopping here at any time of the day. One of the best things about the AEON Terbrau City is that you can shop at designer brands like Mango and Topshop for discounted prices.

City Square

This is a mall that’s really popular with mums as it’s got a lot of great options for maternity and kids wear as it includes brands like Dorothy Perkins, Grace Maternity Wear and Anakku kids clothing. Another reason why City Square is so popular is because that dining here is really, really cheap with options such as Nando’s and PappaRich being available at half price.

KSL City Mall

The very first integrated development in the city, the KSL Mall is a gigantic complex that features condominiums and a hotel in addition to a shopping mall. The latter consists of about 500 retailers that mostly cater to women with affordable brands such as Migo and Mydress House. The KSL City Mall is a great place to hang out with your mates on a Sunday as it also has a good number of restaurants and cafés, salons, nail bars and massage centres.



Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+