Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque

Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque

being amazed by the most beautiful Mosque in all of Asia

Location: 

Jalan McArthur, Bandar Seri Begawan BS8711, Brunei

Duration: 

Friday, June 2, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque: named after the 3rd Sultan of Bruneiinfo-icon
  2. Sultan of Brunei: since the 14th century, today the 29th is in power
  3. Islam in Brunei: an officially Moslem country with 2/3 of the population
  4. Location: in an artificial lagoon on the Brunei River in Bandar Seri Begawan
  5. Entrance: usually not allowed for non-Moslems and without prayer

Image sources

  1. Marble hallway
  2. Ceremonial barge in front
  3. Little pool for washing
  4. Small couple outside
  5. Mosque from the side

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