Brunei Darussalam is a small, prosperous, stable and peaceful oil-rich kingdom located on the northern shores of Borneo Island. Mostly covered in luxuriant and pristine tropical rainforest rich in exotic flora and fauna. Brunei is a paradise for nature lovers and eco-tourists.
With plenty of greenery, fresh and invigorating pollution-free air, a healthy environment free of tropical diseases, no traffic jams and one of the lowest crime rates in the world, Brunei is a welcoming and rejuvenating experience
Bandar Seri Begawan, the city has the world’s largest water village, Kampong Ayer, where some 30 thousand people still live in wooden houses on stilts. Overlooking it all is the Majestic Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque, and the Sultan’s Palace, the largest in the world. If you have not been to Brunei before one should not miss exploring the many treasures this kingdom of unexpected treasures has to offer visitors.
Yes, this is one of interesting country in South East Asia you can visit for holiday! So, Holiday In Brunei Darussalam? Here 9 thing’s You Can Do there!
1. Sultan Omar All Saifuddien Mosque
A visit to this magnificent mosque is not to be missed It features resplendent marble and granite floors, stained glass and chandeliers from all over the world.
2. Water Village (Kampung Ayer)
Visit a home on stilts over Brunei River at Kampung Ayer. the world’s largest water village and meet the locals over cakes and tea
3. Brunei Museum
This museum houses a collection of historical artefacts including the Borneo ethnography and natural history displays and Islamic Arts
4. Jame’ Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque
Grand and opulent, its shimmering golden domes and intricately ornamental minarets set in a landscape of gardens and fountains are sights to be marveled at
5. Royal Regalia Building
The building is home to a collection of 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 His Majesty the Sultan on state occasions.
6. Tasek Merimbun Heriage Park
Its ‘S’ shaped blackwater lake surrounded by swamps and sedges is popular with picnickers. It’s also a great spot for bird-watching and plant/insect exploration.
7. Billionth Barrel Monument
Built to commemorate the billionth barrel of oil produced in the Seria Oil Field, the monument is shaped like a ring or a dome of a mosque to remind visitors that Brunei is the jewel amongst Islamic nations.
8. Oil and Gas Discovery Centre (OGDC)
A showcase of the petroleum industry’s science, technology and the environment, the OGDC’s aim is to spur new explorations into science and technology.
9. Ulu Temburung National Park Rainforest
Covering over 500 square kms of rainforest in Temburong, the park is a treasure trove of exotic flora and fauna. For a breathtaking view, go for the conopy walk which gives you an aerial view of the rainforest.