Sunday, July 14, 2013

Brunei is a peaceful Muslim country and has many tourist attractions. Here, I will share top 5 tourists attractions in Brunei, hopefully help you to determine the best place for vacation in Asia.

1. Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque is the mojor landmark of Brunei. It is located at Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of the country. In the night, the mosque looks glows in the dark and appears as the magnificent mosque. It contains 28 domes that show as a symbol of the 28th Sultan of Brunei, Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III. If you are a moslem, pray in the mosque will be an impressing experience.

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2. Royal Regalia Building

The building offers the full regalia of Sultan such as crown and royal chariot and the massive collection of treasure. Here, you can pick up some pictures, but in the entrance area only, in the building you can't take a picture at all.

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3. Kampong Anyer or Water Village

Kampong Anyer is a prehistoric village that is built on the stilts above of the Brunei River. This village shown cultural and historical heritage that is known as the largest water village in the world. It is also called as "Venice of the East" that means the transportation consists of water taxis and plank walkways.

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4. Istana Nurul Iman

The palace is the official residence of the sultan of Brunei. It is situated on the luxuriant area of the hills of the Brunei River at the south of Bandar Seri Begawan. The building is about a few miles from the city center. Istana Nurul Iman means the palace of the faith light. The palace is also known as the largest residential palace in the world. During Hari Raya Idilfitri, the palace is opened for public, so if you are a Moslem, you can come to the palace in the special day.

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5. Ulu Temburong National Park

Ulu Temburong National Park is the first of a national park in Brunei. It is protected since 1991 and still being the most preservation area in Brunei. Here, you can enjoy the Canopy Walkway and see the rainforest from the ridge of the mountain that has the distance of over 60 meters. The scenery gives you relaxation and refreshing.

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