6 Things Every Muslim Traveler Should See & Do in Bandar Seri Begawan

By Halal Trip | 10, Mar, 2017
6 Things Every Muslim Traveler Should See & Do in Bandar Seri Begawan

Planning to travel to Brunei? Featured here is the ultimate Muslim travel guide to Bandar Seri Begawan!

 

The capital city of the amazing tourist destination of Brunei is well known around the world as a great place to travel to for relaxation and to turn your vacation dreams into reality. The following are the top 6 things to do and the places to go to in Bandar Seri Begawan to enjoy the most incredible holiday experience!

 

Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque

Royal Regalia Museum

Kampong Ayer

Arts and Handicraft Center

Tasek Lama Recreational Park

Enjoy exquisite Bruneian delicacies

 

1) A Stop at Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque

 

Securing the top spot in our Muslim visitor guide to Bandar Seri Begawan, is the beautiful Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque. Not only is this mosque one of the top sights in Bandar Seri Begawan, it is quite of often referred to as one of the most beautiful mosques in the entire Asia Pacific region. The mosque is considered to be truly an architectural masterpiece and the key highlights include the main dome covered in pure gold, beautiful stained glass windows and marble columns. As the mosque stands tall at an amazing 52 meters, it can even be seen from anywhere in the city.

 
 

2) A Visit to Royal Regalia Museum

The Royal Regalia Museum is one of the must-see attractions in Bandar Seri Begawan for every traveler as it provides a great learning opportunity to gather information about Bruneian history and its royal heritage. This building had originally been referred to as Churchill's Museum and the Royal Regalia Building was officially opened in 1992.

 
 

3) The "Water Village" - Kampong Ayer

Translating to “the water village”, you can reach this site which is one of the top sights in Bandar Seri Begawan by an enjoyable taxi boat ride. This site secure a place as one of the top 6 things to do and places to go in Bandar Seri Begawan as it provide a unique experience unlike any other in the world. It is well known as the largest stilt settlement in the world and comprises of nearly 200 houses which wait to welcome visitors in a warm and welcoming manner. As you travel along the Brunei River, you would be able to see the lovely scenery of this water village complete with houses, shops and restaurants.

 
 

4) Drop By the Arts and Handicraft Center

 

This is one of the must-see attractions in Bandar Seri Begawan as it features a lovely collection of beautiful handcrafted items closely intertwined with Bruneian culture. The site also overlooks the waterfront of JLn residency to provide visitors a lovely view of the city.

 

 

5) Take a Stroll Through Tasek Lama Recreational Park

This is one of the leading recreational parks in Brunei which is a great place to visit for an enjoyable family vacation. As part of our Muslim visitor guide to Bandar Seri Begawan we recommend you to visit this site to enjoy a long walk or jog along the river bank which will ultimately lead to a beautiful waterfall.

 
 

6) Enjoy exquisite Bruneian delicacies

 

There are several good quality Halal food eateries for you to choose from in this lovely city which plays a key role in our Muslim travel guide to Bandar Seri Begawan. Some of the best options you can choose form include Aminah Arif Restaurant which is known to serve the famous Bruneian delicacy ambuyat, Gerai Makan located on the waterfront, Tarindak Restaurant located in the Arts and Handicraft Center and Tamu Selera an excellent night spot.