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7 Notable Architectures to explore in Brunei

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.

Billionth Barrel Monument

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 International Airport Mosque
Brunei International Airport MosqueJalan Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

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.

Istana Nurul Iman
Istana Nurul ImanJln Menteri Besar, Bandar Seri Begawan BA2112, Brunei

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.

Jame' Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque
Jame' Asr Hassanil Bolkiah MosqueSimpang 127, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

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.

Malay Technology Museum
Malay Technology MuseumSimpang 482, Kampung Kota Batu, Brunei

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

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.

Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha Bridge
Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha BridgeKg, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

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

Map of Notable Architectures to explore in Brunei