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Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Masjid in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei The Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Masjid is a majestic masjid in the capital city of Bandar Seri Begawan. The masjid is named after Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the father of current...more

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

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Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Masjid in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei

The Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Masjid is a majestic masjid in the capital city of Bandar Seri Begawan. The masjid is named after Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the father of current Sultan Hassanil Bolkiah, and symbolizes the Islamic faith in Brunei. A conspicuous structure in the skyline of the city, it was constructed in 1958. 

The masjid is built blending the Islamic architecture with Italian style. It is set in a man-made lagoon on the banks of the Water Village and is beautifully lit during the night.
 
The main feature of the masjid is the main dome which is covered with pure gold. The minarets are constructed out of marble. The prayer hall can accommodate over 3,000 people and has beautiful carvings with arches, tinted glass windows and marble columns. The masjid is surrounded by trees and flower gardens giving a blissful touch. No cameras are allowed inside the mosque.

Address

Jalan McArthur, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Language of service

Malay

Prayers

All prayers including Jumu'ah

Quick Facts

  • Female prayer section

  • Wudu facilities for ladies
  • Toilets
  • Function rooms
  • Parking nearby

  • No Airport found.
  • No Attraction found.


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