Jame Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan - Brunei
Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah mosque, named after Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzadin Waddaulah the 29th Sultan of Brunei Darussalam, was built in 1988. It was opened and utilized 5 years after, on 14th July 1994, on the night before His Majesty’s 48th Birthday. It was built to commemorate the monarchy’s silver jubilee rule.
Build on a 20-acre lot situated in Kampong Kiarong some 4 kilometres away from the heart of the city Bandar Seri Begawan, it is one of the most imposing and majestic building in Brunei. Its grand scale means this sacred building can be seen from the downtown Gadong, as well as those who are traversing the highway going to Bandar Seri Begawan. Its overwhelming size also means that it can accomodate up to 4000 worshippers at one time.
The mosque has been noted as an architectural masterpiece. It took its form from Turkish mosques, with its four tall minarets overlooking the grand, golden domes. Serene gardens decorate the landscape, with fountains and pools with many species of flowers and plants.;
address: Jame Asr Hassanil Bolkiah
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Map for Jame Asr Hassanil Bolkiah
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