18 Attractions to Explore Near Gunung Mulu National Park
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is famous for its caves and karst formations in a mountainous equatorial rainforest setting.
The Clearwater Cave System in Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia is believed to be one of the largest interconnected cave systems in the world by volume and the 9th longest cave in the world at 224 km.
Istana Nurul Iman, Brunei is the residence of the Sultan of Brunei, and the seat of the Brunei government. The palace is located on a sprawl of green hills in the capital city of Bandar Seri Begawan. It is said to be the largest residential palace in the world, with an area of 2,152,782 square feet and 1,788 rooms.
A historic settlement area in the capital of Brunei. It literally means 'water village'. Kampong Ayer consists of a cluster of traditional stilt villages built on the Brunei River, often been dubbed as 'Venice of the East'. Kampong Ayer has been historically the principal settlement of Brunei; it was the de facto capital, in particular social and economic centre, of the Bruneian Empire for a few centuries.
It is located on the banks of the Brunei River, where the ancient city of Brunei was situated from the 14th to 17th centuries. The Brunei Maritime museum showcases Brunei’s maritime culture of different ships and vessels throughout history.
The park was the result of the conceptualization of the Sungai Kedayan Eco-Corridor, a project to revitalize the Kedayan River, which includes flood mitigation, environmental rehabilitation, and development of public spaces.
It is named after Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the 28th Sultan of Brunei, who initiated its construction. The mosque serves as a symbol of the Islamic faith in Brunei. The mosque's most recognizable feature, the main dome, is covered in pure gold.
The famed Lambir Hills National Park is located along the Miri-Bintulu road, 36 km south-west of Miri town in Sarawak, East Malaysia. There are around 1,173 tree species in the park alone, with 286 genera and 81 tree families making Lambir one of the more diversified forests in Malaysia.