Things to do in Bandar Seri Begawan

Bandar Seri Begawan is a city of fantastic landscapes and rich traditions

Bandar Seri Begawan is the capital of Brunei and has plenty of museums, mosques, and historical monuments. Since it is on the coast, you can also take water taxis to explore the coastal areas of the city. Bandar Seri Begawan is the perfect holiday location for a great experience away from home.


Things to do in Bandar Seri Begawan


Architecture and Culture

Bandar Seri Begawan features some lovely architectural and historical places to visit. The Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque has gorgeous Italian marble walls, vast elaborate carpets, and underground tunnels. This famous mosque is a beautiful location to check out and learn more about Islamic religion and culture. You can also visit royal tombs which are decorated with gold and silver.


Water villages 

One of the coolest things to do in Bandar Seri Begawan is to take a water taxis to visit the city’s water villages where houses appear to float on the surface of the water. You can also take a boat tour of the water villages and learn about the people who live there.


Art Gallery

There is an Islamic art gallery where you can see complex geometric designs in bright colors and a variety of materials.



You can also pick up souvenirs and go shopping the in city mall where you’ll find a great selection of stores.



Finally, there are plenty of restaurants and great places to eat, so be sure to try the best that Bandar Seri Begawan has to offer.


When to go to Bandar Seri Begawan

The city has a tropical rainforest climate with no specific dry season. It tends to rain every 2 or 3 days, so be sure to bring appropriate clothing and accessories. Temperature is fairly constant at an average of 23-32°C (73-90°F) throughout the year so you can expect consistent weather during your visit. No matter when you choose to visit, you can surely enjoy the unique and lovely capital of Brunei.



Things to do in Bandar Seri Begawan

Bandar Seri Begawan Facts

Population140 000
CurrencyBrunei Dollar
AirportBrunei Intl, Brunei (BWN)

Bandar Seri Begawan average temperatures

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Golf in Bandar Seri Begawan

There are not many golf courses in Bandar Seri Begawan, but the one that you want to visit makes up for it. A few minutes east of the city you will find the beautiful seaside course of Pantai Mentiri Golf Club. Being located in the Brunei Bay, it is only natural that water plays a big role on this 18 hole course, so be prepared to bring many balls just in case.

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