A country’s history is often marked by the greatness of a few men. Their past feats, achievements, lives, struggles, and deaths are celebrated as important events in the life and history of a nation. Their tombs, graves and mausoleums are regarded as important national landmarks.
In Brunei, one of the greatest sultans that have ever led the sultanate was Sultan Bolkiah, the 5th sultan of Brunei, and today, the Mausoleum of Sultan Bolkiah is a well-loved historical monument.Sultan Bolkiah was an enigmatic, respected and visionary leader who ruled the sultanate from 1485 to 1524. He was remembered as a brave seafaring warrior who spent more time at sea than on land. [Read more…]