luxuries abound. Rustic surprises await.
small in size, Brunei-Muara is of great importance to the nation as the district
housing Bruneiís capital, Bandar Seri Begawan. As such, it is usually the first
stop of any visitor to Brunei ó and one of the most memorable. Outside the capital
lie some of the nationís most world-renowned attractions.
golden spires adorning Istana Nurul Iman, home of the nationís revered monarch,
His Majesty The Sultan, form a striking backdrop for a spectacular Bruneian sunset.
The lavish residence has achieved legendary status as the largest palace in the
world and features a unique blend of contemporary and traditional Islamic architecture.
But there is nothing traditional ó or expected ó about Brunei Muaraís other famous
attraction, Jerudong Park Playground, the state-of-the-art amusement park that
was once the playground of royalty.