Things to Do in Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan
The Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam boasts a strategic location in the central business and commercial district of Bandar Seri Begawan, making it perfect for both business and leisure travellers. Here, you can take advantage of spacious hotel rooms
and easy access to the top things to do and places to visit in Brunei like the Kampong Ayer Water Village, the Royal Regalia Museum, the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, the Kianggeh Open Market and the Tasek Recreation Park. In addition, the Radisson is just a 15-minute drive from Brunei International Airport (BWN), making your travel arrangements simple and stress free. Explore on-site amenities to see what sets the Radisson apart, and don't miss excellent hotel deals
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Stay near the best things to do and see in Brunei, including:
- Kianggeh Open Market (five-minute walk from hotel)
Known as "Tamu Kianggeh" to the locals, this colourful, open-air market offers a variety of fresh produce and homemade handicrafts. Wander in the early mornings to enjoy a feast for the eyes and find great souvenirs and gifts.
Open daily 6 a.m.–7 p.m.
- The Royal Regalia Museum (five-minute walk from hotel)
This impressive, dome-shaped museum is home to a collection of Royal Regalia, including the jewelled crowns used during His Majesty's coronation, the Royal Chariot, gold and silver ceremonial armour and a replica of the throne, upon which His Majesty sits during State occasions. Also see a fully documented history of the constitution of Brunei Darussalam. Visitors are required to remove their shoes prior to entering the museum.
- Mon–Thu, Sat–Sun: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
- Fri: 9–11:30 a.m., 2:30–5 p.m.
- Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque (15-minute walk from hotel)
The legacy and namesake of the "Architect of Modern Brunei" and the 28th Sultan of Brunei, the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque sits majestically in a tranquil man-made lagoon. It is advisable for visitors to wear sensible clothing when visiting the mosque and to remove their shoes prior to entering the mosque. Robes or "jubah" are available upon request.
- Sun–Wed: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
- Fri: 4:30–5:30 p.m.
- Thu: closed to non-Muslims
- Tasek Recreational Park (10-minute walk from hotel)
One of the oldest recreational parks in the city, Tasek offers a natural waterfall and lake, an eight-metre climbing wall, a children's playground and jogging trails.
- Water Village Kampong Ayer (15-minute walk from hotel)
Take a water taxi from the pier to this network of houses on stilts, and discover the simplicity of water-village life. The taxi ride passes the Istana Nurul Iman, the largest residential palace in the world.
Shuttle service to these nearby shopping malls is provided free of charge.
- Gadong Mall (15 minutes away by car)
- Huaho Kiulap Mall (10 minutes away by car)
- Yayasan Mall (five minutes away by car)