Brunei Travel Guide

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    • The Sultanate of Brunei (Negara Brunei Darussalam) officialy Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace is a small but – thanks to natural gas and petroleum resources – very rich country located in Southeast Asia.
      • Regions

        Brunei has four districts (Malay: daerah)

        Brunei regions map.png

        Brunei and Muara
        Heart of the country where the capital Bandar Seri Begawan is located.
        Tutong
        Lies under the coverage of the virgin forest, scattered small scale plantations.
        Belait
        Western-most district, also the centre of the country’s petroleum industry. Seria town is a small oil town.
        Temburong
        Isolated eastern district, separated from the rest of country by the Sarawak district of Limbang.

        Cities

        • Bandar Seri Begawan — the capital, sometimes known as “Bandar” or “BSB” for short.
        • Bangar — the tiny district capital of Temburong district.
        • Kuala Belait — town to catch transport to or from Miri, Sarawak.
        • Muara — main port of Brunei with passenger ferries to Labuan and Sarawak.
        • Seria — oil capital of Brunei, also known as “Shelltown”.
        • Tutong – full of virgin forest and the beauty of nature including Tasek Marimbun

        Other destinations

        Gadong; shopping centres where the biggest mall in Brunei located. Local markets can be found just next to the building. Full of local shophouses from cheap T-shirt to cheap food, even car’s workshop!

        Serusop; newly shopping complex. New malls and affordable Times Hotel. Serusop located just 5 min from Brunei International Airport. The new trend for youth hang out place.

        Tasek Merimbun; famous lake located in Tutong district.

        Pantai Gadong, Pantai Muara and Pantai Serasa; the must visit beaches in Borneo.

        Kiulap; Shophouses and Shopping Mall.

        Kampong Ayer; the very old, traditional kind of the Venice of the East. It is not a shopping complex but only cover with full of traditional and modern floating water villages.

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