6 Ocotber 2013

  • Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque — symbolizing the Islamic faith in Brunei, this gold-domed mosque was constructed in 1958 and is named after the 28th Sultan, Omar Ali Saiffuddien III, the father of the current Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah. Its main feature is the main dome covered in pure gold while the minarets are constructed out of marble.
  • Ceremonial Ship – located beside the Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque
  • Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque – known locally as the Kiarong mosque, this is Brunei’s largest mosque with 29 golden domes, four 58m minarets, beautiful gardens and space for 4,500 worshippers. It was built to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Sultan’s reign.
  • Kampong Ayer – also known as the “Water Village”, it’s unique feature is that it is not built along the river like many other water villages, but is built on the river itself. It stretches for a few miles along the banks of the River of Brunei.
  • Water Taxi – known locally as “penambang”, this is the common mode of transportation between downtown Bandar Seri Begawan and Kampong Ayer. It can be hailed from numerous “docking parts” along the banks of the Brunei river.
  • Memorial depicting 60 in Arabic – built to commemorate the 60th birthday of His Majesty the Sultan
  • Royal Regalia Museum – opened on 30 September 1992 and has become another striking landmark in the capital city. It introduces visitors to six centuries of Brunei monarchy with its collection of royal artifacts and ornate gifts from all over the world.

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