Kampong Ayer Cultural & Tourism Gallery, Bandar Seri Begawan

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Established to present visitors insight into the city's glorious past and to preserve Brunei's cottage industries, Kampong Ayer Cultural & Tourism Gallery exhibits crafts inspired by the country's pre-oil culture. Rent a water taxi to visit this small riverfront complex and take a stroll through five mini galleries exhibiting Bruneian traditional artwork (some are for sale). This gallery also offers an observation tower where you can see scenic views of the small part of the village bellow. You can obtain an "I love Brunei" pin free of charge at the entrance of the gallery. Kampong Ayer Cultural & Tourism Gallery is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Bandar Seri Begawan Edition.
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  • Do drop by when you go to Kampong Ayer. It is a small showroom with a simple exhibits. Do go up on the viewing tower.  more »
  • Head to the water culture village on the square, there is a small museum of antiquities, before going to the Sheung Shui Tsuen, it is suggested that we can first go inside to understand the cultural characteristics of the local people, and the life of the land, so as to get to the water village to better understand.
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  • I wanted to go here, but it closes at 5pm and not open on the weekends. Really? Well, it saved me money I guess, because by the time I was able to go here, I was ready to just get out of the country.  more »
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  • Definitely worth a visit! Great place to learn about the culture and traditional handicrafts of Brunei. The lay out of the centre is well thought out; you can see the handicrafts in progress, as well as the end products which are available for purchase.
  • Best place to view and take pictures of water village
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  • 水上村莊內的旅遊資訊中心(免費參觀),建議來水上村莊前,先進來參觀,可以大致了解水上村莊的歷史,旁邊還有一座高塔,可供上去,俯瞰整個水上村莊。
  • 搭水上計程車從對岸的市區到這邊的碼頭,走幾步路就到了。參觀水上村莊(Kampong Ayer)之前建議先來這邊走走看看。裡頭有播放關於水上村村莊的影片以及過去的歷史介紹。此外,還有一座瞭望臺,可以登高望遠。
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