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Gunung Ledang-inspired Miracle Garden Opens In Tangkak


Last update: 14/11/2017

By Erda Khursyiah Basir

TANGKAK (Bernama) -- The town of Tangkak is not only famous for its scores of textile shops, it is also a major gateway to Johor's highest peak Gunung Ledang.

Now it has another attraction - the Mini Miracle Garden, inspired by none other than the legendary princess of Gunung Ledang who, as folklore had it, was a denizen of the mountain.

A brainchild of Member of Parliament for Ledang Datuk Dr Hamim Samuri, the garden, sprawled over 900 square metres, was opened to the public on Oct 14. It is located next to Masjid Jamek Tangkak in Bandar Baharu Tangkak.

Hamim, who is also Deputy Natural Resources and Environment Minister, hoped it would turn out to be a crowd-puller.

"Dubai (in the United Arab Emirates) has its own Dubai Miracle Garden which is one of the biggest gardens in the world. Ours may be small but it's full of meaning," he said earlier at the opening of a model village herbal plot in Kampung Sagil, not far from here.....