You will get to experience the "Venice of the East", the famous Water Village on breath-taking water taxi ride, and take a stroll to witness the houses built on stilts. Located nearby the water village, The Malay Technology Museum, a gallery which displays tributes to the lifestyle of Malays and the ethnic tribes of Brunei.
EVENTS & FESTIVALS
Awal Ramadhan is a holy month for Muslims. It is a period of fasting, and Muslims refrain from eating and drinking between dawn and dusk for the whole month. During fasting hours it is considered ill-mannered to publicly eat, drink, smoke etc. Do not offer even coffee to a muslim person during these times to avoid embarrassment.
CULTURE & HERITAGE
The culture of Brunei is strongly influenced by Malay cultures and the Islamic religion. More than two-thirds of the populations are Malay, and the remains consists of Chinese, Indians and indigenous groups such as Dayaks, Dusuns and Kedazans.
TOURS & WALKS
Enjoy an eye-opening four-hour tour that unfolds parts of the Bruneian history, religion, culture, heritage, and the daily lifestyle of the local people. You may visit the Royal Palace for a photo stop and Istana Nurul Iman, which is the biggest residential palace in the world, and also visit the magnificently build Jame' Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque. The Royal Regalia Museum is a home full of collections such as the magnificent royal regalia, the royal chariot, gold and silver ceremonial armory, and most importantly, His Majesty's jewel-encrusted crown, ehich was used during his coronation in 1968.
Standard Malay which makes up over 100% of Brunei's population is the official language of Brunei.