3 Best Places to Shop in Brunei

Arts & Handicraft Centre

For insights into the crafts of Brunei (and to buy some examples to take home), visit this training and exhibition center where artisans learn traditional skills. Here delicate silk and gold threads are woven into jong sarat fabric used to make ceremonial sarongs (a garment made of one long piece of cloth that is worn wrapped around the body), while silver is fashioned into jewelry or a keris, an ornamental dagger. There's also a branch of the shop in Brunei International Airport's departure hall.

Tamu Kianggeh

The city’s main open-air market (also known as the Ayah Market), is a place to shop for souvenirs and watch locals and their housekeepers buy fresh produce such as herbs, fruits, and vegetables for the evening meal. It’s open every day from early morning until late evening.

Kianggeh, Bandar Seri Begawan, BS8711, Brunei
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Yayasan Complex

This immense open-air shopping mall was designed with wide avenues and colonnaded streets around a cooling fountain, and it’s a great place for strolling and browsing, It is full of designer stores catering to wealthy locals and expatriates.

Jalan Pretty, Bandar Seri Begawan, BS8711, Brunei

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