Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque - Brunei

One of Brunei's major tourist attractions is Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque. Completed in 1958, the mosque is a spectacular landmark of Brunei that dominates Bandar Seri Begawan, the nation's capital. The mosque is near the Brunei river that sits in an artificial lagoon. It is also known as the "water village".
The materials used for the construction of the building were nearly imported from abroad. Carpets are Saudi Arabian, the marble from Italy, a Shanghai granite, while stained glass was handmade in England.
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque is considered to be the most beautiful mosque in the world. It is also the largest in the far east which can be seen virtually anywhere in the city with a towering height of height of 52 meters (171 ft).

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque - A magnificent South East Asian architecture..


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