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Istana Nurul Iman

Jln Menteri Besar, Bandar Seri Begawan BA2112, Brunei

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About Istana Nurul Iman

It is considered to be the world's largest private residence in terms of floor area, earning it the title of "world's largest residential palace".



Attractions near Istana Nurul Iman

Mahkota Jubli Emas Park2.64km from Istana Nurul Iman

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.

Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, Brunei.2.82km from Istana Nurul Iman

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.

Kampong Ayer2.84km from Istana Nurul Iman

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.

Jame' Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque2.93km from Istana Nurul Iman

Jame' Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque is the largest mosque in the country, which can accommodate 5,000 worshipers at a time. It has a total of 29 golden domes in order to honor the 29th Sultan of Brunei.

This is the second-longest single-pylon cable-stayed bridge in the world and has a total length of 622 metres.

Royal Regalia Museum3.26km from Istana Nurul Iman

Houses the regalia of the Sultan and the royalty, as well as exhibits related to the commemorations of the Silver and Golden Jubilee celebrations of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah's rule of Brunei.

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Brunei has the second-highest Human Development Index among the Southeast Asian nations, after Singapore, and is classified as a "developed country". It has developed wealth from extensive petroleum and natural gas fields.