CAP­I­TAL AT­TRAC­TIONS

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

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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.

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.

LAPAU AND DE­WAN MA­JLIS

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

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.

IS­TANA DARUS­SALAM

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

THE SUL­TAN HAJI HAS­SANAL BOLKIAH FOUN­DA­TION COM­PLEX

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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