Reblogged from my other blog The Heartlander Tourist.
Originally posted: 3 March 2017
Original content on this blog returns: 9 May 2017
Next to the popular Johor Bahru City Square Mall is the Komtar JBCC a new shopping mall opened in end 2014.
It looks nice and clean. But with malls proliferating throughout Johor Bahru how does one differentiate itself?
Whereas City Square Mall has a bargin deal street called Inner City,
InnerCity, bargin deal street in City Square Mall
Komtar JBCC has a Arabian dress street called Souk.
A souk or souq refers to an Middle Eastern or North African open-air market. It is also known as a bazaar in Persian (Iran). Souks were historically held outside cities where merchant caravans would display their goods and were not permanent since a souq was created where the caravans stopped for business. Souks also took place during major festivals. Souks only moved into the heart of the city later on, as…
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