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“Very impressive” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Jame'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque

Jame'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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Type: Religious Sites
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
“Very impressive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

The mosque is open to the non muslim public at certain times throughout the day and night. A long black over coat will be supplied at ladies and men if they do not have long pants on.
You can only access the main pray room used by the men, the ladies pray room is off limits, however from what we saw through the windows it has nothing on the mens area.

The building is spectacular both inside and out, the marble floors, crystal chandeliers, stained glass doom roof and the mosaic tiles that cover the entire exterior of the building.
You are not permitted to take photos when inside the building, however outside go for it.
The is an impressive building that stands out in it's surrounds and well worth a visit day or night.

Visited May 2013
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“Interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

It is beautifull - unfortunately it is only open for non muslims very few hours a day. We happened to be there just when it was open

Visited July 2012
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Catalunya
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“Quite and nice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

You have'nt a lot of places to visit. This mosque is really beutiful. I only know outside (forbidden for tourist thursday, during services, etc).

Visited March 2013
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Mexico City, Mexico
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“A must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

A very beautiful mosque, both inside and outside. Make sure you visit before it closes on Sundays at 12. Women will be given clothes to wear inside the mosque.

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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“Beautiful architecture”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

This mosque is the most beautiful and it is even more spectacular at night. Driving alongside it in the evenings, I will not get tired looking and admiring the beauty amidst the lightings. Just awesome!

Visited January 2013
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