CAP­I­TAL AT­TRAC­TIONS

Small in size but big in at­trac­tions, Brunei’s cap­i­tal has lots to of­fer.

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Brunei-muara 1 THE OMAR ALI SAI­FUD­DIEN MOSQUE

Brunei Darus­salam’s iconic land­mark, the mosque was com­pleted in 1958 and is named af­ter the 28th Sul­tan, the late Sul­tan Omar Ali Sai­fud­dien, who is re­ferred to as the Ar­chi­tect of Mod­ern Brunei.

2 ISTANA NU­RUL IMAN

The of­fi­cial res­i­dence of His Majesty

Sul­tan Haji Has­sanal Bolkiah Mu‘iz­zaddin Wad­daulah, Sul­tan and Yang Di-per­tuan of Brunei Darus­salam. Al­though not open to pub­lic, ex­cept dur­ing Hari Raya Aidil Fitri, its golden domes and vaulted roof can be viewed from Kam­pong Ayer.

3 LAPAU AND DE­WAN MA­JLIS

The Royal Cer­e­mo­nial Hall fea­tures an ex­quis­ite golden dome and hosts all of the Sul­tanate’s tra­di­tional royal cer­e­monies.

4 THE ROYAL RE­GALIA BUILD­ING

The mu­seum is home to a col­lec­tion of royal re­galia, in­clud­ing the royal char­iot, gold and sil­ver cer­e­mo­nial ar­moury, the jewel en­crusted crowns used dur­ing the corona­tion and a replica of the throne, which is used by the Sul­tan on state oc­ca­sions.

5 ISTANA DARUS­SALAM

Lo­cated on Jalan Sum­bil­ing, this wooden palace cap­tures the ar­chi­tec­tural her­itage of old Malay palaces. Vis­i­tors may view only from out­side.

6 THE SUL­TAN HAJI HAS­SANAL BOLKIAH FOUN­DA­TION COM­PLEX

The cap­i­tal’s most pop­u­lar shop­ping venues, it com­bines both tra­di­tional Malay and mod­ern ar­chi­tec­ture.

7 BRUNEI MU­SEUM

Brunei’s na­tional mu­seum spot­lights Brunei’s role in South­east Asia’s his­tory. The Is­lamic Art Gallery has his­tor­i­cal pieces of Is­lamic art and a com­mend­able Qu­ran col­lec­tion.

8 BRUNEI ARTS AND HAND­I­CRAFTS CEN­TRE

Brunei’s an­cient and tra­di­tional arts and crafts – kain tenunan, sil­ver & brass ware, wood carv­ing and bas­ketry – are show­cased in this cen­tre, aimed to pre­serve its rich legacy.

9 TAMU KIANGGEH

The Tamu, or open air mar­ket, on the banks of the Kianggeh River is a pop­u­lar lo­cal mar­ket for tra­di­tional dishes, fruits, veg­eta­bles, flow­ers and hand­i­crafts.

10 KAM­PONG AYER

The world’s largest wa­ter vil­lage that is home to more than 30,000 peo­ple liv­ing on unique wooden houses on stilts over the Brunei River.

OFF THE BEATEN TRACK

Tem­burong 11 ULU TEM­BURONG NA­TIONAL PARK

Ex­plore Brunei’s lush vir­gin for­est through lofty canopy walk­ways, scenic hik­ing trails and a thrilling river ride to the park on the Tem­burong River.

Tu­tong 12 TASEK MERIMBUN

Brunei’s largest lake that curves in an ‘S’ has an is­land in the cen­tre ac­ces­si­ble via a wooden walk­way and var­i­ous fa­cil­i­ties for pic­nics and recre­ation.

Be­lait 13 OIL & GAS DIS­COV­ERY CEN­TRE

An ‘edu­tain­ment’ fa­cil­ity, this in­ter­ac­tive sci­ence cen­tre aims to make sci­ence ex­cit­ing and ac­ces­si­ble to all with more than 100 hands-on ex­hibits in themed ar­eas to ex­plore.

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