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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  • 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. 
  • Located at the edge of the River, this monument made in memory of the age of the Sultan's sixtieth. We wish to bring health and happiness of the monument.
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  • If you have time and really want to enjoy Brunei, you should plan to stop here. This is a great place to people watch. There are great restaurants near by and this is the place to get a boat to the wa...  more »