Kampong Ayer - Venice of East, Bandar Seri Begawan

Visit the largest water settlement in all of Southeast Asia at Kampong Ayer - Venice of East. This "water village" lies on the Brunei River, built on stilts above the water. It has existed for over 1,300 years and currently has over 30,000 inhabitants. After taking a water taxi to the site, you can explore it on foot. Walk along the wooden boardwalks, bridges, and walkways that connect this floating village. Get a glimpse into the local, traditional way of life exhibited by fishers and craftspeople throughout the area. Put Kampong Ayer - Venice of East at the forefront of your travel plans using our Bandar Seri Begawan journey planner.
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  • Evening to night... Because it was Friday night, the high volume of prayers heard flowing from the mosque was fantastic, but the water village was quiet and quiet, no popularity, and the feeling of life was not understood too much. I recommend the daytime except Friday night when I go.
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  • One of its kind which is the bigest in the world ! An over 1000 years old, human settlement on the water stretching some kilometres long, you will never find in any other place that is so huge and ext...  more »
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