Historic Sites in Bandar Seri Begawan
Historic Sites in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Bandar Seri Begawan Historic Sites
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Historic Sites • Points of Interest & Landmarks
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- This is a small monument which is in the city center. It is very small if there had not been any sign I would have missed it. The decoration of the tomb is artistic.Written 15 August 2017This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Nicely preserved all excavation sites and good information and sign boards to have history before 500 years. worth to visit remains of old bridge and some structuresWritten 4 January 2017This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- This is a very interesting place both for a history buff as well a nature lover !
Makam Di Luba is one of Brunei's important historic sites which is actually the Mausoleum of Sultan Hussin Kamaluddin, the 16th Sultan of Brunei who died in 1740.
The mausoleum is located on an island known as Pulau Luba, a very natural and serene mangrove island in middle of the Brunei River.
Not just being a historic site, this place is also a good place for bird watching and if you are lucky, you may also be able to spot some of the wildlife including the rare proboscis monkeys coming out of the mangrove forest.
For the convenience of visitors, there is a wooden pedestrian bridge linking the island with the mainland riverside where a carpark is located.
If you are interested to visit this place, you can drive to the village of Kg Bunut (about 10km from the city centre) via the main road of Jalan RIPAS-Jalan Tutong.
Look for a road sign that says "MAKAM DI LUBA". Follow the sign until you reached the end of the road, where there is a carpark in which the mausoleum is located.
Alternatively you can also use a water taxi to take you to the place, which will be an interesting cruise along the Brunei River.
Recommended to visit this place with a tour guide and at early morning or late afternoon if you are also looking for wildlife.Written 24 December 2018This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- This island is an historic and a Brunei Heritage and protected site.
Quite a mystical island ! because of its pasts in the written history of Brunei.
Located at the mouth of Brunei River, the island was the site of the Brunei Civil War which happened from 1660 to 1673.
Interestingly, there is also an historical relation with Sabah and the Sulu Sultanate of the Philippines with this island.
At the time being, the island is inaccessible but you can clearly view it from a riverside park (temporary closed at the moment due to the construction of the Temburong Bridge) or as you drive along Jalan Kota Batu towards Muara.Written 13 January 2018This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- It is the same story as with the mausoleum to the 5th sultan... Do not bother yourself going to this mausoleum, if you do not have in mind to combine it with the Maritime and Technology museums.Written 27 June 2019This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- This is actually an historic site of a coalmine where coal was mined since 1883 as an export of Brunei, located some kilometres away from the city centre.
The coalmine was named after Charles Brooke, the Rajah of Sarawak.
It closed down in 1924 and now abandoned along with its railway, mineshafts and tunnels.
Worth a visit especially for people who like to explore dark places for a hair-raising experience.
A few years to come, there are already plans to turn this historical coal mine into an open site museum as a good tourist attraction.
You need a tour guide to explore this place.Written 8 September 2018This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Frequently Asked Questions about Bandar Seri Begawan
- These places are best for historic sites in Bandar Seri Begawan:
- Kota Batu Archaeological Park
- Makam di Luba
- Raja Ayang Mausoleum
- Mausoleum of Sultan Sharif Ali
- Brooketon Colliery