Bandar Sri Begawan City Guide
Brunei > Bandar Sri Begawan
Brunei is located at the northwest corner of the island of
Sabah. It has a land border with the Malaysian State of Sarawak
and a coastline along the shore of the South China Sea, encompassing
a total area of 5,765 square kilometers.
The capital, Bandar Sri Begawan that is located in the
Brunei- Muara district, is the center of Brunei's goverment
and businesses. This most populated district is also Brunei's
prime attraction places.
Brunei offers a wide variety of attractive places, from
adventure quests to leisure walks. Few of the best recreational
theme park in Brunei are the 'city forest' Tasek Recreational
Park, the Wasai Kandal and the multi- million dollar beach-
front playground Jerudong Park. There are some great beaches
like the Serasa Beach and Muara Beach.
As Brunei is rich in culture and heritage, it preserves
the buildings and traditions well. The Royal Regalia Building,
Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, Brunei Museum and the Istana
Nurul Iman are the major places of rich architecture and
One of the fascinating places to go in Bandar Sri Begawan
is Taman Mini Perayaan Kampong Parit, the 'miniature' Brunei
park representing Brunei and its local people. But, for
Brunei- Muara's best spot the 'Asian Venice', Kampong Ayer
or Water Village. Small houses or villages are villages
linked by bridges and only accessible by boat or through
the wooden bridges.
Getting There and Moving Around
Public transportation like bus and cab services are available
to Seria and Belait at the bus terminal.
Water transportation is vital to the dwellers as well.
Bandar Sri Begawan has a local port which services passenger
vessels and water-taxis to towns like Kampong Ayer and Belait.
There are 3 bus lines in Bandar Seri Begawan - Central
Line, Circle Line and Northern Line. Otherwise, metered
taxis are available or, the reasonable price City Transport
Service (CTS) cabs.