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Address: Jalan Mc Arthur, Bandar Seri Begawan BS8711, Brunei Darussalam
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This magnificent mosque sits at the very heart of the capital city and the...

This magnificent mosque sits at the very heart of the capital city and the country's Islamic faith. Built in 1958 and named after the 28th Sultan Of Brunei, it is one of the most impressive mosques in South-East Asia.

Set amid its own lagoon, the mosque seems to be floating, surrounded by lush greenery and floral gardens, while its glittering dome, covered in real gold, soars above the skyline. Featuring luminous stained glass windows, floors of gleaming Italian marble, walls of Shanghai granite, chandeliers from Britain and Carpets from Saudi Arabia, the mosque brings together the world's best materials in a tour de force of architectural beauty and spiritual ambience.

A marble bridge across the lagoon brings you to a replica of a 16th century Royal Barge, which used to host religious ceremonies, like Quran reading competitions. At night, the mosque is illuminated, making it a vision to be seen.

Opening Hours : Sun-Wed, 8am until 5:30pm, EXCEPT at Prayer times

Closed : Thurs-Fri

Shoes are to be removed before entering.

Dress appropriately

For Men : No shorts, No Sleeveless ( wear long pants)

For Women : No singlets, No shorts, must cover leg ( wear Long pants)

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$71*
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Half Day City Tour and Optional Water Village Experience
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Beautiful and majestic Mosque

So easily accessed along the waterfront. The grounds were open to the public and non-Muslims can come inside moderately dressed during times that don't conflict with prayer times... read more

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Pohang, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

So easily accessed along the waterfront. The grounds were open to the public and non-Muslims can come inside moderately dressed during times that don't conflict with prayer times. Truely a beautiful architectural masterpiece.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot possibly miss this mosque when you're in BSB, as it is located at walking distance from the bus and taxi terminal. It is also near the mall where we exchanged currencies, so it was basically our first stop. We went there on a Saturday afternoon, maybe that's why the place wasn't crowded. The view was just lovely!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During a long layover in Brunei, our family decided to tour Bandar Seri Begawan. We knew nothing about Brunei sights and came across the Mosque on TripAdvisor. This is an amazing and beautiful structure. We didn't go inside as we have 2 young children and didn't want to disturb prayer. But, we toured the outside of the building and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived there in the early evening and the mosque was already closed to visitors. They have complicated opening hours to work around the praying schedule, so make sure you check before you go. In any case, even a visit to the outside is definitely worth it. Very beautiful building, fascinating illumination at dusk, great picture opportunity!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the more spectacular mosques of the world. I didn't go inside but even views of the mosque from outside are quite striking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our stay in Brunei we saw this mosque. We only saw it from the outside and we didn't enter it. But it's beautiful to see this mosque.

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Medellin, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a day trip the building looks good from out side from inside not that special. It was wasted money to go to Brunei on a day trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is truly the most beautiful mosque in the world. For me this one and the badshahi mosque of lahore pakistan are the most beautiful mosques in the wolrd

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The heart of Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. A 58th year old mosque still looks lavishly magnificent with its golden dome looking over an artificial lagoon.

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located right in the city centre, this mosque is absolutely gorgeous. Come at any time, you still won't be able to get tired of this view. Either go during the day and walk around taking pictures. But I love going just before sunset because the yellow/red sky also gives a breathtaking backdrop for this mosque.

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