Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Tamu in Brunei/Markets in Brunei

Information thanks to BiG Magazine:

Tamu Gadong, Gadong
Venue: Right in the heart of Gadong shopping centre
What you can find: Foodstalls, Vegetable Stalls, Clothing and Accessories
Friday & Sunday Specials: Flower Market (tropical indoor or outdoor plants & orchids)
When can you go:

  • Weekdays: 6pm - 12am
  • Weekends & Eve of Public Holidays: 6pm - Late
  • Friday & Sunday (Flower Market): 7am - 12pm
Rimba Horticulture Centre, Rimba
What you can find:
  • Largest collection of indoor and outdoor tropical plant
  • Eathenware pots and other garden accessories
Shopping Tip: Shop for handicrafts and agro-products on weekends and be entertained with live cultural performances at 10am to 11am and 3pm to 4pm
When can you go: Daily: 8am - 6pm

Tamu Kianggeh, Bandar Seri Begawan
Venue: Banks of the Kianggeh River (click here for some photos)
What you can find: Variety of local vegetables, medicinal herbs, local delicacies and handicrafts
When can you go: Daily: 6am - 6pm (I personally recommend to go on Friday Mornings!hehe There's lots of people - makes it more fun and exciting!)

Tamu Kampung Serambangun, Tutong
Venue: About 1km from Tutong Town
What you can find: Produce from inland forests, local vegetables and food unique to this area (sparky, is this the one we went to on that Thursday?)
When can you go: Daily: 6am - 6pm

Tamu Seria
Venue: Between Jalan Bolkiah and Jalan Nokhada Manis, Seria
What you can find: local produce, vegetables, fruits and poultry
When can you go: Saturday: 6am - 11am

Tamu Kuala Belait
Venue: About 1km from Tutong Town
What you can find: Local fresh fruits and vegetables and occasional handicrafts finds
When can you go: Sunday: 6am - 11am

Anyone who would like to share other bits and pieces of information about the Tamu in Brunei, feel free! Comment, Tag or Email.. whichever suits you best :)

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