Pagoh

Johor
12. Apr 2022
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Pagoh

Pagoh is a suburb in Muar District, Johor, Malaysia. It is situated on the bank of the Pagoh River. The town was formerly known as Kampong Pagoh. In the Malay language, Kampong means village, and Pagoh means "the mouth of a river".

Pagoh has a long history and it is believed that it was established during the reign of Sultan Abu Bakar (1857-1877). The name Kampong Pagoh was changed to Pagoh in 1956 when Johor joined Malaya.

 

Education in Pagoh

The education system in Pagoh was established in the late 1800s, and it has been improved over time. As a result of this, many schools and institutions provide education for all levels.

Various private schools offer both primary and secondary education. The government has also taken steps to ensure that all children are allowed to receive an education.

 

Tourist Attractions In Pagoh

Pagoh has a lot of tourist attractions worth visiting. Some of them are:

- The Pagoh Waterfalls, which is located approximately 6km from the town center.

- The Pagoh fruit orchard, has a variety of fruits including durian, mangosteen, rambutan, and langsat.

- The Pagah Hill Resort, is one of the oldest resorts in Malaysia and offers some great views over the town and surrounding areas.

 

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