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 fine to stop by this as you walk by but nothing to go out of your way for. It's centrally located on the waterfront 
  • Walking along the waterfront in Bandar Seri Begawan is pleasant, despite the constant entreaties from boatmen, but there is not a lot to see. This statue is one of the few bright spots. But during the...  more »
  • It's hard to miss this monument while walking along the waterfront and it represents an important milestone for Brunei. The lighting on it makes it a beautiful sight in the evening, but you will also ...  more »