The Tamu Kianggeh Market in Bandar Seri Begawan
The Tamu Kianggeh Market in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
The Tamu Kianggeh Market is a bustling traditional market located in the heart of Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital city of Brunei Darussalam. The market is situated along the Kianggeh River, near the Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque.
The Tamu Kianggeh Market is open every day from early morning until late afternoon. The market is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike, offering a wide variety of goods and services.
What to Expect at the Market
The market is divided into several sections, each offering different products and services. The food section is a must-visit, where you can find a variety of local delicacies such as ambuyat, soto, and nasi katok. The seafood section offers a wide variety of fresh seafood, including fish, crabs, prawns, and clams.
The market also offers a variety of local handicrafts, such as woven baskets, traditional clothing, and wood carvings. You can also find fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as household items such as cleaning products and kitchenware.
Tips for Visiting the Market
- Wear comfortable shoes as the market can get crowded and busy.
- Bring cash as most vendors do not accept credit cards.
- Be prepared to haggle for prices, especially in the handicraft section.
- Try the local food, but be aware of the spice level if you are not used to it.
Location and Contact Information
The Tamu Kianggeh Market is located at Jalan Residency, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. The approximate latitude and longitude of the market are 4.8888° N, 114.9429° E.
For more information, you can contact the Brunei Tourism Board at +673 238 2822 or visit their website at www.bruneitourism.com.