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Gold palace, 7000 luxury cars, gold-plated private jet: Inside photos of luxurious life of Sultan of Brunei
The palace in which Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah lives is made up of gold.
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei is counted among the richest sultans in the world. He was world's richest man until 1980. According to a report by Business Insider, Hasanal Bolkiah has assets of more than Rs 14,700 crore and the biggest source of his earnings is oil reserves and natural gas.
According to the report, the palace in which Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah lives is made up of gold. The palace named Istana Nurul Eman Palace was built in the year 1984 and it is spread over an area of 2 million square feet. The dome of this palace is studded with 22 carat gold.
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The Istana Nurul Iman Palace of Hassanal Bolkiah is worth more than Rs 2550 crores. The palace has more than 1700 rooms, 257 bathrooms and five swimming pools. Apart from 110 garages, there are air-conditioned stables for 200 horses. Additionally, Sultan Hasanal Bolkia owns 7000 luxury cars, which are said to be worth about Rs 341 billion. Sultan has 600 Rolls Royce and 300 Ferraris in his collection of cars.
According to a report by Bornrich.com, Hassanal Bolkiah has several private jets equipped with luxury facilities. He has Boeing 747-400, Boeing 767-200 and Airbus A340-200 jets. According to the report, the Boeing 747-400 Jet is plated with gold and it also has many facilities, including a living room and bedroom.