Searching for a place to unwind with the family after a long day of work? Look no further.
The Silver Jubilee Park is the place to visit!
Located about 10-15 minutes from Bandar Seri Begawan, the Silver Jubilee Park provides a
plethora of recreational facilities such as a jogging trail, children’s playground and is
known to be a great place to have photoshoot sessions!
The park was built to commemorate the 25th year of His Majesty, Sultan Haji Hassanal
Bolkiah’s ascension to the throne. A fountain situated at its center is the main feature for
the Silver Jubilee Park. With five arched entrances, symbolizing the five Pillars of Islam
(Faith, Prayer, Charity, Fasting and Hajj), 25 columns to signify His Majesty’s 25 year long
reign. The main at the monument’s center is to showcase the Sultan and the Government’s
efforts in protecting the people of Brunei. Among these features, the fountain is definitely
not a place to be missed by on-goers and residents alike.
FUN TIP: Feeling a little adventurous at night? Head over to the Park, the fountain itself
lights up with marvelous colours that would catch anyone’s attention!
The place also features facilities such as playground, exercising equipment, restrooms and parking lot vendors. The park is also nicknamed ‘City in the Garden’ as the surrounding area is filled with luscious greenery.
HOW TO GET THERE: The Park is quite easy to find as it is near the banks of the Brunei
River and also situated close to the Kiulap Town area. Just look for the center monument,
you can’t miss it! You can find it here on Google maps.
WHY SHOULD YOU GO THERE: The place is quite packed in the afternoons as it is a
popular place for joggers and for parents to bring their kids to the playground. With
exercise equipment and place for aerobics, it is a must-go-to for fitness lovers. That being
said, it can also be a casual place just for hangouts with some of your friends or families.