The Johor Craft Complex or also known as KKJ, is a one stop tourism centre featuring iconic art and local culture in the southern region of the peninsula.
The roles and functions of KKJ is to be the main marketing hub for local craft products.KKJ brings an “Experience and Feel” approach through aesthetic and authentic learning concepts of sharing, appreciating and experiencing. KKJ is not merely a place to visit, but visitors are encouraged to participate in the art and cultural activities such as interactive craft, art and craft workshops, craft demonstrations, musical performances and group guided tours. Visitors can also participate in activities according to their interests and preferences.
The Johor Craft Complex features several key components such as:
Includes Karyaneka and Ole-Ole Johor souvenir shops offer authentic, Johor cultural identity by adapting motifs, functions and iconic art of the local society.
Heritage Craft Gallery – Traditional Johor musical instruments are the centre of attraction, where visitors can explore and get to the roots of the invention of each musical instrument such as gambus, kompang, angklung, kempingan and gamelan. The concept of ‘Touch, Feel and Experience’ offers visitors the opportunity to try their hand on traditional musical instruments, thereby gain more understanding in learning Johor’s heritage and culture.
Craft Village – There are five waqafs characterised by the Malay traditional village which runs daily to provide an opportunity to visitors to experience and learn the art of craft products. Here you can also find the process of making traditional musical instruments, puppets shows, rattan weaving, sewing and embroidery. The Craft Village provides a valuable experience for visitors to observe personally how each craft product is produced.
As a complement to a tourist destination, the Johor Craft Complex also serves a variety of unique and mouth-watering Johor traditional dishes such as laksa Johor, mee rebus, soto, asam pedas and sup tulang merah.
KKJ is the centre of craft education centres in Johor Bahru. The centre offers knowledge sharing through informative materials, craft products, discourse with entrepreneurs, demonstration activities on producing craft products as well as information and input on crafts.
FACILITIES / AMENITIES
The centre has rental space for seminars or courses that can accommodate 30 to 50 participants. Fully equipped with air conditioning, PA system, projector and wide-screen.
Sunday to Saturday (everyday)
9.00 am to 6.00 pm
For participation in a group guided tour activity, please contact us at Johor Craft Complex, at 07-2350433
Johor Craft Complex
Lot.PTB 20002, Jalan Chenderasari Off Jalan Datin Halimah
80350 Larkin Johor
Phone : 07-2350433
Fax : 07-2350432