See the best of Brunei in Bandar Seri Begawan
- Kianggeh Market (800 m)
Buy handcrafted gifts as souvenirs or peruse the fresh produce at this colourful open-air market known to the locals as “Tamu Kianggeh.”
- Tasek Lama Recreational Park (1 km)
Tasek Lama Recreational Park is one of the oldest parks in the city. With an eight-metre climbing wall, natural waterfalls, a lake, jogging trails and a children’s playground, this attraction is a perfect escape for families on holiday.
- Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque (850 m)
This gold-domed mosque was constructed in 1958 atop a man-made lagoon on the banks of the Kampong Ayer water village. Visitors are required to wear sensible clothing and to remove their shoes prior to entering the mosque. Robes or "jubah" are available upon request. This attraction is closed on Thursdays to non-Muslims.
- Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque (2.7 km)
With space for up to 5,000 worshippers, this impressive complex became the country’s largest mosque when it was completed in 1994. The mosque is known for its intricate gardens, 29 golden domes and four minarets reaching 58 metres into the sky. Visitors are required to wear sensible clothing and to remove their shoes prior to entering the mosque. The mosque is closed Thursdays and Fridays.
Other points of interest:
- Royal Regalia Museum (350 m)
Established in 1992 to celebrate the coronation of Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, this dome-shaped museum features jewelled crowns, the Royal Chariot, ceremonial armour and a replica of the sultan’s throne. Visitors are required to remove their shoes prior to entering the museum.
- Kampong Ayer (1.3 km)
Climb aboard a water taxi from the nearby pier for a majestic ride to Kampong Ayer, a village that houses 10% of the nation’s population. As you cross the Brunei River, keep an eye out for Istana Nurul Iman. The official residence of the Sultan of Brunei, the palace is the largest single-family residence in the world.
We provide free shuttle service to these nearby retail centres:
*Shuttle service runs daily at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Pick-up is two hours after drop-off at the same location. We ask that guests reserve the shuttle at least three hours before departing as seating is limited.