Royal Regalia Building: The (ex-)Richest Man on Earth’s Museum

24 Feb 2013

I tell you, visiting Brunei’s Royal Regalia Building is a reminder that life’s just never fair. I slave and toil away with five million other people in Singapore, yet our combined net worth can’t match that of the Sultan of Brunei, once the richest man on this planet. The Building stores the many regalia and gifts given to the Sultan from both local and international hosts, and also chronicles his life and achievements.

Royal Regalia Building Coronation Car (Usongan Diraja)

Having a building which publicly displays your possessions and glorifies your name – only a King has that privilege. A Prime Minister or President in a democratic country wouldn’t until he’s dead.

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