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Sultan Ali Sayfuddin Mosque, Brunei

From series “Top Largest and Famous Mosques Worldwide”
Year: 1958. Height: 52 m.

One of the most magnificent mosques of the Asian and Pacific Rim in the capital of Brunei. Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque is the king’s mosque that was built in 1958. Today it is the main Islamic symbol of the country. The height of the marble minarets is 44 meters. In order to make its cupolas was used the real gold. The mosque is a complex architectural complex with several large inner yards, luxurious gardens and fountains.

Sultan Ali Sayfuddin Mosque, Brunei The author of this religious building wanted to surround the mosque with a number of fruit trees, wonderful flowers and exotic plants that would symbolize the paradise. The inner decoration adores with its luxury. The marble for walls and floor was brought from Italy, delicate chandeliers and stained glasses were made by the best British masters. The visitors can see there some great carpets that were made by professionals from Belgium and Saudi Arabia.

One of the main elements of the decoration is a marvellous mosaic. It consists from 3,5 million pieces and belongs to hands of Venetian masters. The mosque height is 52 meters, from its top you can see many nearby areas. Tourists like to walk near the mosque. One of the main peculiarities of the mosque is the minaret, made in the Italian Renaissance. This style is quite rare used for mosque decoration. The minaret has an elevator that within a second bring people to the top. The mosque has the most popular and interesting viewing point in the city. Next - Jumeirah Mosque


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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Baiduri Bank' located in 0.52 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'L&W Car Rental Sd Bhd' is located in 2.78 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Shell Gas Station' in 1.43 km
Supermarket: 'Nufath Enterprise' in 0.64 km
Parking: 'Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex Parking Lot' in 0.39 km
Apotheek: 'Guardian' in 0.65 km
Police station: 'Bandar Seri Begawan Police Station' in 0.34 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'CA Mohamad Restaurant' in 0.31 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Brunei Airport BWN - in 6 km
 »  Limbang Airport LMN - in 18 km
 »  Miri Airport MYY - in 122 km
 »  Kota Kinabalu International Airport BKI - in 169 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Sultan Ali Sayfuddin Mosque

Terrace Hotel

Located in 0 km from Sultan Ali Sayfuddin Mosque
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Rooms: 80
Hotel Terrace is well-situated a 10-minute walk from Royal Regalia Museum and Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque. Providing free parking, it is 9 km … More: photo, rates and booking
Riverview Hotel

Located in 1 km from Sultan Ali Sayfuddin Mosque
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Rooms: 126
Each spacious room at Riverview Hotel is also fitted with cable TV, safe and bathroom amenities. A minibar and tea/coffee maker are also provided. … More: photo, rates and booking
Palm Garden Hotel Brunei

Located in 2 km from Sultan Ali Sayfuddin Mosque
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Rooms: 40
The air-conditioned rooms at Palm Garden have a flat-screen TV, safety deposit box and tea/coffee making facilities. The private bathroom is fitted … More: photo, rates and booking
Orchid Garden Hotel

Located in 4 km from Sultan Ali Sayfuddin Mosque
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Rooms: 149
The air-conditioned rooms at Orchid Garden have satellite TV, a safety deposit box and coffee/tea making facilities. Each room has a private bathroom … More: photo, rates and booking

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