The town is popularly known amongst locals as Fabric Town or Syurga Kain. When one enters Tangkak, one can't help but notice the numerous cloth shops situated around the town.
It is also well-known as Gunung Ledang (Mount Ophir), which is the highest mountain in Johor, is just 17km away from the town centre of Tangkak. The mountain is clearly visible from any part of Tangkak and adds to the beauty of the town landscape.
To visit Tangkak, just follow the North-South highway and exit at the Tangkak Tol and turn right. It is about 2 hours travel time from Kuala Lumpur and about half an hour drive from Melaka city centre.
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