Brunei Darussalam Tourist Destinations
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B A N D A R S E R I B E G AWA N WAT E R F R O N T
The waterfront of Brunei's capital, recently turned into majestic bay side promenade, is a great place for a reminiscing especially in the evening. Where we can find restaurants offer local and "exotic" food and drink.
B I L L I O N T H B A R R E L M O N U M E N T
Witness the continuing importance of oil to Brunei's economy -
B R U N E I M U S E U M
The sultanate's national museum has sections on Islamic art, traditional Bruneian culture and natural history. Highlights include 9th- and 10th-century.
E M P I R E H O T E L & C O U N T RY C LU B
See the architectural masterpiece that is the Empire Hotel & Country Club set in acres of tropical gardens at the doorstep of one of the oldest rainforests in southeast Asia.
I S TA N A N U R U L I M A N
the world's largest residence of any sort anywhere in the world, Home to the sultan and his family. The interior can be visited only during the three-day Hari Raya Aidil fitri celebrations at the end of Ramadan
J A M E ' A S R H A SS A N I L B O L K I A H M O S Q U E
Grandest mosque, built in 1992 to celebrate the current sultan's silver jubilee on the throne, features intricate terrazzo The complex is especially magical around sunset
J E R U D O N G T H E M E PA R K
This amusement park has lost most of its rides to bankruptcy but has recently recast itself as a family-oriented theme park with plenty of performances, gardens and fountains - fun for children and adults alike.
K A M P O N G AY E R
Built along the banks of the Brunei River, the sultanate's largest water village is an ideal place to get a sense of Bruneians' traditional way of life. After taking a water taxi over from downtown Bandar Seri Begawan, visitors can stroll among colourfully painted houses on wooden boardwalks.
M UA R A B E A C H E S
Several stretches of sand suitable for sunbathing are situated not far from Brunei's main commercial and ferry ports. Food stalls make picnicking easy and delicious.
O I L & G A S D I S C OV E RY C E N T R E
Brunei's main centre of oil and gas production is home to a museum dedicated to the extraction of petroleum, source of the sultanate's extraordinary riches. Sponsored by Brunei Shell, the centre has educational programmes featuring science and engineering.
P U L AU S E L I R O N G M A N G R OV E
The largest island I n Brunei, much of it covered with mangroves, has been turned into a wildlife sanctuary where visitors can often spot endangered proboscis monkeys. Other wildlife includes macaques, kingfishers and eagles.
R OYA L R E G A L I A M U S E U M
The finest, royal bling is the draw at this museum, which features the sultan's coronation parade on the ground floor
TA S E K M E R I M B U N L A K E
Tasek Merimbun lake
Brunei's largest lake. Located in a hill resort in the Tutong District just over an hour's drive from Bandar Seri Begawan, peaceful picnicking, birdwatching and jungle trails await
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