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Kota Tinggi

Nestled in the mountains on the southern end of the Malaysian Peninsula, nature surrounds the small town of Kota Tinggi. The town straddles the Johor River, which provides the main attraction in Kota Tinggi: the waterfalls. History lovers will also note that this unassuming destination marks the spot where the Sultanate of Johor was created in 1528. The impressive heritage and landscape complement Kota Tinggi's small-town feel, creating a charming destination where you can take in Malaysia's nature and culture. Kota Tinggi is in Kota Tinggi District. Make Kota Tinggi central to your Malaysia travel plans using our Malaysia trip itinerary planning app .
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The small-town atmosphere of Kota Tinggi is also reflected in its lodging options. Do not expect a large amount of choices in this popular destination, and make sure to book ahead of time before you go. The accommodations mostly consist of two-star hotels with a minimum of amenities. On the plus side, rates for lodging within the town stay relatively low. Once you get to the resorts around the town, expect the prices to go up.
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