Top 5 places to visit in Kampong Ayer, Brunei

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1.Taman Mahkota Jubli Emas

  Taman Mahkota Jubli Emas (from the Malay name, literally ‘Golden Jubilee Crown Park’), formerly known as Eco-Corridor Park (Malay: Taman Eko-Koridor), is a riverfront public park in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. The park was inaugurated on 22 October 2017 in conjunction with the Golden Jubilee of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah’s accession to the throne as the 29th and current Sultan of Brunei.

 

2.Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque

  Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque (Malay: Masjid Omar Ali Saifuddien, Jawi: مسجد عمر علي سيف الدين) is a mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei. It is one of the country’s two masjid negara or national mosques (the other Jame’ Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque), as well as a national landmark. It is one of the largest and oldest mosques in the country and is named after Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the 28th Sultan of Brunei and the father of the current monarch Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. The mosque serves as a symbol of the Islamic faith in Brunei.

 

3.Kianggeh Market

  Located at Bandar Seri Begawan, Tamu Kianggeh Market is a roofed street market in Brunei presenting a wide array of shopping and eating alternatives. It showcases all the distinguished goods of Brunei along with the traditional hand-woven handicrafts.

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4.Istana Nurul Iman

  The Istana Nurul Iman (Jawi: ايستان نور الإيمان; English: The Light of Faith Palace) is the official residence of the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, and the seat of the Brunei government. The palace is located on a leafy, riverside sprawl of hills on the banks of the Brunei River, a few kilometres southwest of Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei’s capital city. The palace is often at the centre of state occasions and royal hospitality.

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5.Royal Regalia Museum

  The Royal Regalia Museum (Malay: Muzium Alat Kebesaran Diraja), previously known as the Royal Regalia Building (Malay: Bangunan Alat Kebesaran Diraja),[2] is a museum located in the heart of Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei. It mainly 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. It was officially opened on 30 September 1992 by the Sultan himself.

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