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PLACES TO VISIT IN BRUNEI

Well Brunei is a small country, but it is one of the beautiful countries of Asia. With a low crime rate this place is safe for backpackers. What to do in Brunei, the most beautiful Brunei Mosque in the Asia, national parks, amazing Brunei monuments. With massive oil and natural gas wealth, Brunei is one of the top 10 richest country of Asia.


I am sure that you are going to love to view Brunei landmarks and thing to do in Brunei, after visiting some interesting place in Brunei. Here are some famous places of Brunei:   
 
  
1. Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque
PLACES TO VISIT IN BRUNEI


Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque is the most iconic landmark of Brunei located in captial city Bandar Seri Begawan. It took 4 years to complete its construction work and finally constructed in 1958. It considers to be the most beautiful mosque in the world. Many Muslims from all over the world visit this place for worship. With its stunning view it become one of the major tourist attractions of all time. The mosque is surrounded by an artificial lake that also acts as a reflective pool as well as trees and charming flower gardens.

 
There is no entrance¬†fee, you don’t need to pay anything to enter in the Mosque. The interior of the mosque is open to the public from Saturday to Wednesday in three sessions starts between 8:30 am to 5:30pm.¬†@Travel All Around The World


2. Ulu Temburong National Park 
Ulu Temburong National Park 

Ulu Temburong National Park¬†is the first national park that establishes in Brunei, protected since 1991. It is also known as Fathul Park. This large national park covers an area of 550¬†km2¬†of the district in the south of Brunei. Some beautiful feature of this national park are Ulu Mutong waterfalls, stunning view from canopy walk, glowing fresh white-water rafting, a long boat ride, hiking, exploring hidden caves and a beautiful nature lodge Sumbiling Eco village. Lots of things to do, that’s why over a million of tourist visits this, makes one of the best attractions of Brunei.
 
The best time to visit the Ulu Temburong National Park are February and March, when the climate is comfortable to explore. Allow minimum of 4 to 5 days to visit this place. @Travel All Around The World


3.¬†Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque
Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque

Brunei is famous
¬†for its 2 national Mosque, one of them is Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque. The construction began in 1988 on a 20-acre site in Kiarong.¬† The mosque can accommodate 5,000 worshippers at a time. This Mosque is largest Mosque present in Brunei. It consists of 29 domes which is coated with gold and have four minarets with a height of 58 metres. It was beautiful architecture and always stunning to see.
 
The best time to visit in February and March, the climate is favourable. It will take 2 to 3 days to visit. @Travel All Around The World


4. The Royal Regalia Museum 
The Royal Regalia Museum

The Royal Regalia Museum¬†is the most famous museum located in the heart of Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei. This glorious museum was inaugurated on 30 September 1992 by the Sultan himself. It exhibits related to the commemorations of the Silver and Golden Jubilee celebrations of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah’s rule of Brunei. The large gold-domed structure building with mosaics make this building beautiful. The museum includes artifacts used for royal ceremonies, the gold and silver ceremonial weaponry, crowns embedded with jewels.
 
Opening hours from 9am to 5pm. Visit this place early in the morning to avoid crowed. It takes half of your day to see the stunning things in the museum. @Travel All Around The World


5. Istana Nurul Iman
Istana Nurul Iman

Istana Nurul Iman is located on a leafy, riverside sprawl of hills on the banks of the Brunei River. The Istana Nurul Iman is the official residence of the Sultan of Brunei, and the largest residential palace in the world, with almost 50 acres of floor space. The palace is not open to the public except for the annual Islamic celebration of Hari Raya Aidilfitri. It has received about 110,000 visitors in just 3 days. Inside the palace there is a stunning banquet hall, which can seat up to 5,000 people.
 
The best time to visit Istana Nurul Iman during Hari Raya Aidilfitri. Try to reach the palace as early as possible, as it gets crowded easily. The royal family meets with public for 2 hours. @Travel All Around The World

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Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque


6. Our Lady of the Assumption Church
Our Lady of the Assumption Church

Our Lady of the Assumption Church is a catholic church, located in the city of Bandar Seri Begawan. This religious building starts its construction in 1957 and complete in 1969. It is the largest church and most important building in Brunei.

The best time to visit the church is on Sunday. Open for 24 hours. You need at least 1 to 2 hours to explore this place.
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7. Mercu Dirgahayu 60
Mercu Dirgahayu 60

Mercu Dirgahayu 60 is a beautiful, unique fountain located near the Brunei river, in Bandar Seri Begawan. It is famous by its unique architectural design, which has become a famous spot to have a photo shoot. There is some famous restaurant located near to it, to taste the delicious and traditional food of Brunei. It is also a favourite spot for jogging and night walk.
 
The best time to view this place at night after dinner. A perfect place to have night walk. It looks beautiful when the light glow from the fountain. It is located in an open area, opens 24 hours for the public. @Travel All Around The World


8. Serasa Beach
Serasa Beach

Serasa Beach¬†is one of the best beaches in Brunei. It’s the very popular among tourist and most visit beaches of Brunei. It is a perfect spot for a picnic and also famous for fishing. This costal beauty of Serasa is extremely wonderful, that you don’t want to miss. Relaxing on the glorious beach like Serasa Beach, watching the stunning sunset scenery will win your heart. Some of the things that you want to try like parasailing, boating, snorkelling, scuba diving, jet skiing, rent and ride on buggy, and many more.
 
The middle-year months June through August is the best time to visit Serasa Beach, comfortable weather with high temperatures quite warm perfect for the beach. 1 or 2 days would be enough to enjoy Serasa Beach. @Travel All Around The World


9. Billionth Barrel Monument
Billionth Barrel Monument


The Billionth Barrel Monument is a unique piece of architecture and beautiful monument located in Seria, Brunei. It was built in 1991. The Billionth Barrel monument commemorates the production of the billionth barrel of oil produced in the onshore oil field in Seria. Visiting Billionth Barrel Monument you can see there are five pipes that form an arch structure that is crowned by a gilded coat of arms.

 
The Billionth Barrel Monument is open for 24 hours for the public to visit. You can take a perfect photo for your social media. You can spend 1 hours to enjoy this place. @Travel All Around The World


10. Kampong Ayer
Kampong Ayer

Kampong Ayer is one of the largest and oldest water cities. The entire village is built on the Brunei River. Here, you can experience the most stunning view of Brunei, take a boat tour, fishing and eating delicious traditional food. It attracts over a million of tourist from different part of the world. The best time to visit to visit from January to May, when the temperature is not very hot. 
 
The best view you can have during sunset, when the sky goes red. You can have 2 to 4 hours of visit, depending upon your moods. @Travel All Around The World


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