Just ahead the royal city of Muar lies the town of Batu Pahat which is the capital of Batu Pahat District of Malaysia. Batu Pahat is a family place and perfect for weekend relaxation from nearby cities of Kluang and Muar.
You can visit the famous Dataran Penggaram with its stone, chisel and hammer which represents the epistemological meaning of the term Batu Pahat meaning stone-chisel. Menyak Beku Seaside is another unmissable place to visit in Batu Pahat with its legendary view of the lighthouse by the sea. It is the perfect place to watch the tranquil red-orange sunset. Menyak Beku is also noticeable for its historically significant well which has several mysterious stories attached to it. Lover’s bridge is also a renown place for breathtaking yon orange sunsets and an ultimate spot for photography. People also visit lover’s bridge for star gazing as you can marvel at the clear sight of twinkling stars and have a soothing night.
Nasi Biryani is the most famous dish of Batu Pahat. It is believed that Nasi Bairyani originated in Batu Pahat and there are shops selling Bairyani in every nook and corner of the city. Night Markets referred to as Pasar Malam are the highlight of Batu Pahat. They take place at different places everyday.
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