16 attractions you should visit in Brunei - With photos & details

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Top 16 attractions to explore in Brunei

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.

Monuments
Notable Architectures

Billionth Barrel Monument resides along the beach in Seria and is a symbol of achievement in Brunei’s oil production. The monument is located along the beach in Seria.

Brunei Darussalam Maritime Museum482 Jln Kota Batu, Kampung Kota Batu, Brunei
Museums

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.

Brunei International Airport MosqueJalan Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Mosques
Notable Architectures

It is a small mosque located near the Brunei International Airport. The mosque isn’t open to tourists, but you can explore it from outside.

Bukit PagonBukit Pagon
Viewpoints
Mountain Peaks
Short Hikes

Pagon is the highest mountain in Brunei. It is situated on the border with Malaysia on the island of Borneo.

Istana Nurul ImanJln Menteri Besar, Bandar Seri Begawan BA2112, Brunei
Palaces
Notable Architectures

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".

Jame' Asr Hassanil Bolkiah MosqueSimpang 127, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Mosques
Notable Architectures

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.

Jerudong Park Jerudong BG3122, Brunei
Theme Parks

It is the largest and most expensive amusement park in Southeast Asia. The attractions include a carousel, a junior roller coaster, and an immaculate mini-golf course.

Kampong AyerKampong Ayer, Brunei
Islands
Monuments

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.

Mahkota Jubli Emas ParkBandar Seri Begawan BN1711, Brunei
Parks

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.

Malay Technology MuseumSimpang 482, Kampung Kota Batu, Brunei
Museums
Notable Architectures

Malay Technology Museum shows how things were done in ancient times, there are displays in boatmaking, fishing, metalworking, and goldsmithing.

Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, Brunei.Jalan McArthur, Bandar Seri Begawan BS8711, Brunei
Mosques
Notable Architectures

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.

Pelumpong SpitPelumpong Spit, Brunei
Beaches
Islands

Tanjong Pelumpong is located between the Brunei Bay to the south and the South China Sea to the north. The island itself has numerous pristine beaches and is a popular spot for picnicking.

Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha BridgeKg, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Bridges
Notable Architectures

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

Royal Regalia MuseumJln Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien, Bandar Seri Begawan BS8611, Brunei
Museums

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.

Lake/ River/ Ponds
Parks
Boating Spots

Tasek Merimbun is the largest natural lake in Brunei and is surrounded by the 7800-hectare Tasek Merimbun Heritage Park.

National Parks

Ulu Temburong National Park is a 500 square kilometer protected area of pristine rainforest. The park contains unspoiled jungle and is known as the "Green Jewel of Brunei"

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