Top 5 places to visit in Kampung Kota Batu, Brunei

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1.Brunei Museum

  The Brunei Museum is the national museum of Brunei. It is located in Kota Batu in the capital Bandar Seri Begawan. The museum has exhibits of Islamic art, historical period of the 16th century and archaeology and ethnography. It is the largest museum in Brunei.

 

2.Brunei Darussalam Maritime Museum

  The Brunei Darussalam Maritime Museum (Malay: Muzium Maritim Brunei Darussalam) is a museum located at Kota Batu, Brunei.

  The museum is located within the historical area of Kota Batu. The building is a short walk to the Malay Technology Museum.

  The construction began in December 2006 and completed sometime in 2008. However, delay caused it to only be opened to public after seven years. The museum was officially launched by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al- Muhtadee Billah on March 23, 2015. The construction costed around five million in Brunei Dollars.

 

3.Mausoleum of Sultan Bolkiah

  Bolkiah, also known as Nakhoda Ragam, was the 5th Sultan of Brunei. He ascended the throne upon the abdication of his father, Sultan Sulaiman, and ruled Brunei from 1485 to 1524. His reign marked the Golden Age of Brunei and saw the Sultanate become the superpower of the Malay archipelago. Bolkiah frequently traveled abroad to gain new ideas for the development of the country, as well as seeking suggestions from his various chiefs. It is said that his name was kept by his father after the Ba’Alawi Sayyed clan Ba-Awalqhiyyah who had gained control over much of the Yemeni kingdom of Hadhramaut.

 

4.Entrance to Bukit Sipatir

  Bukit Sipatir is a 2.8 mile loop trail located near Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei and Muara, Brunei that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running. Length2.8 miElevation gain567 ftRoute typeLoop.

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5.Malay Technology Museum

  The Malay Technology Museum (Malay: Muzium Teknologi Melayu) is a museum in Kota Batu, a historical area in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. It was opened in 1988 and contains exhibits on the traditional technologies used by the indigenous people of Brunei.

  The museum is located in Kota Batu, a historical area in the capital which is home to the Kota Batu archaeological site, and the mausoleums of Sultan Sharif Ali and Sultan Bolkiah, the 3rd and 5th Sultans of Brunei respectively. It is also located near the Brunei Museum and the Brunei Darussalam Maritime Museum.

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