Kampong Ayer Cultural & Tourism Gallery, Bandar Seri Begawan

(3.5/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
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. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Bandar Seri Begawan holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Kampong Ayer Cultural & Tourism Gallery and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This small museum is very well done with five small rooms of panels describing the history of Kampong Ayer and the traditions of its residents. It is very informative and all of the panels are transla...  more »
  • A small museum about the existence of which learned from boatman, transporting us to shore. Entrance is free of charge. A lot of information on the history and ethnography. Interesting, then you can stroll through the village on the water
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  • Di Kampong Ayer terdapat berbagai jenis rumah, sekolah, layanan darurat, satelit dan bahkan wifi dapat diakses di sini. Tempat ini seperti sebuah kota biasa, namun terletak di atas air, dengan rumah-r...  more »