Islamic tourism has the potential to be Brunei's very own unique and special form of tourism.
Indulge in cultural activities, bond with locals and immerse yourself in the local lifestyle.
This gallery which was officially opened in 2001, is one of the landmarks of Bandar Seri Begawan that contains His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's personal collection of hand-written Al-Qurans, an exquisite range of walking sticks and prayer beads dating early Islamic periods to the late 19th century.
The Art Gallery is housed in the former Custom Building by the Royal Wharf in Bandar Seri Begawan - a solid, windowless building that has been converted into the centre of the Brunei art scene and exhibitions.
The venue faces the heritage site of Kampong Ayer and visitors get to hear and see the speed boats that bounces back and forth from the water village to the city.
This unique gallery located at the heart of the water village, exhibition features five mini galleries showcasing information and pictures on the history, traditions, society, arts as well as handicrafts and relics from the origins of the water village dating up to the 10th till the 20th century.
An observation tower gives visitors a panoramic view of the water village and the capital’s skyline.Built along the banks of the Brunei River, this centre was established for the preservation of traditional handicrafts with displays of beautiful brocades called 'Jong Sarat, hand-woven baskets, silverware, brassware, woodcarvings and unique replicas of the asymmetrical daggers called 'Keris' that can be purchased from the centres handicraft shop.Established in 1982, this centre, located just beside the Royal Regalia Museum holds important documentations of Brunei's historical events and the full genealogy and origins of the Sultans of Brunei and the Royal Family.Built to commemorate the 1992 Silver Jubilee of His Majesty's ascension to the throne.This building houses priceless collections such as jewel-encrusted crowns, a royal chariot, gold and silver armoury, a replica throne and gifts that His Majesty has received plus a full documentation of the history of the Constitution of Brunei Darussalam are all exhibited here.This Museum displays the traditional technologies of the Water Village, its people and the traditional technologies of the inland people from the late 19th to mid 20th century.