Mercu Dirgahayu 60, Bandar Seri Begawan

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Erected to celebrate the Sultan of Brunei's 60th birthday, Mercu Dirgahayu 60 depicts the number 60 in Arabic. The monument, a gift from the people of Brunei to their leader, shows their gratitude, affection, and loyalty. The golden main structure faces upward to signify His Majesty's wisdom and charisma in striving to achieve prosperity, peace, and progress for his country. You'll find a nice photo opportunity facing the waterfront, with shops and restaurants close by. The area provides a pleasant environment to catch your breath in the afternoon/evening after the heat has subsided. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Bandar Seri Begawan holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Mercu Dirgahayu 60 and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The monuments of the Golden Swan craned from the water surface to grow skyward. Anything other than landmark boat. You know that Foundation is the shape of an irregular Pentagon and looking down from the hotel across the street.
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  • At first glance from afar I thought it was a golden harp, hehe.. ahh,, beautiful golden harp! But it was a number 60 in Arabic. It's a birthday gift to His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah on his ...  more »
  • It's a gift from Bruneians to the Sultan. Apart from that, I actually enjoy chilling here in the evening listening to the water with the view of Kampung Ayer.  more »