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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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USD 69.01*
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Night Tour in Brunei
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USD 112.00*
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Brunei Capital City and Water Village Shore Excursion
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USD 38.91*
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Half Day City Tour and Optional Water Village Experience

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Lovely and accessible to anyone

This grand mosque, standing in a place of an ancient mosque is a fine piece of modern Islamic architecture. And it is free to visit, plus believers of any faith are welcome! The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This grand mosque, standing in a place of an ancient mosque is a fine piece of modern Islamic architecture. And it is free to visit, plus believers of any faith are welcome! The mosque is greatly illuminated at night!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the mosques must be visited if visiting Brunei. The mosque with its magnificent and beautiful buildings and architecture

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Breath taking views in the evenings. Inside is welcoming,spacious, free entry to all, as long as you maintain discipline and follow the rules. Try wearing appropriate clothing out of respect. In the evenings the mosque lights up and sets up a great scene to click pictures. One of the "must see" sites while in BSB.

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Songkhla Province, Thailand
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Beautiful Beautiful Beautiful Beautiful Beautiful! The place you must visit in Bundar Seri Begawan. It's opposite Yayasan complex .

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to quite a few mosques (as a Christian) and I have been welcomed in and left to explore. This one was different. The man who met us was friendly and very intrigued about my experiences especially the mosque in Abu Dhabi (can hold 40000 worshippers), but we weren't allowed to leave the entrance. Shame really. Nevertheless it's a... More 

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Thank Bigbecks
Brunei Darussalam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can make nice pictures from this mosque which you see on most travel brochures of Brunei. As Brunei has stunning sunsets most of the evenings, it is a lovely spot to take breathbaking pictures. You can also visit the inside of the mosque but you need to wear long pants and shirts. For ladies they have a robe available.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The masjid is quite an old structure built near the water. On a first look it soothe the eyes due to its simplicity however after entering the masjid it gives more better feeling. Having a central dome with chandelier and beautiful comfortable carpet for the worshippers. Taking photo is prohibited while you enter the masjid.

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Thank Zubair I
Brunei-Muara District, Brunei Darussalam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This mosque with a gold dome was built in the 50s and the marbles are splendid. It is a landmark in the capital and I will bring my guest to this site to take photos. Nice pictures in the afternoon n dusk and don't forget to take the picture of the stone boat too which is only by the side... More 

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the must-see tourist attraction and considered as the country's landmark, the mosque is simply majestic. There is no fee charges to enter the premises, however there is a dress code, recommended to dress modestly and well covered, or you can wear the robe provided. Avoid visiting during prayer time but the gate is usually open until 9:00pm. Recommended... More 

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Suva, Fiji
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable. Truly majestic. Even females are allowed with proper attaire. Well crafted throughout. It's a functioning mosque as well.

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