Istana Woodneuk one of the two royal palaces owned by the “Father of Modern Johor”, Johor Sultan Abu Bakar ibni Daing Ibrahim (1833-1895), is now off-limits.
Police have arrested trespassers said one Twitter user:
Cannot go istana woodnuek already?? pic.twitter.com/nsKR9CjUyS
— H Z Q (@GemsHaziq) February 8, 2016
The palace which is not chartered in any map, is located on a small hill bounded by present-day Holland Road and Tyersall Road.
The royal palace is now in ruins and the surroundings are covered by thick vegetation due to decades of abandonment.
picture credit: sunriseOdyssey