Sultan Omar Ali Sharfuddin. the Royal mosque located in Bandar Seri Begawan, capital of Brunei.
Was built in 1958. It classifies the first mosque in terms of architectural style in Asia and the Indian Ocean, and the most attractive for tourism, which is one of the landmarks of the Sultanate of Brunei.
Named after the mosque of that name to ratio Omar Ali Sharfuddin 3, Sultan of Brunei 30. which started the Building of the mosque, the mosque is the Islamic symbol however in Brunei, dominates the skyline of Bandar Seri bkoan, representing the modern Islamic architecture.
The mosque is the Islamic symbols in Brunei, located in the capital Bandar Seri bikoan. Its construction was completed in 1958 and is considered one of modern Islamic architecture models.
The mosque’s architecture is a mix of Islamic architecture and Italian architecture. It has been designed by an Italian architect and was built on the artificial lake near the Brunei River, where an uncertain water from each side. The mosque consists of a big marble building and a group of golden dome and minarets and a garden full of the water fountain. The mosque is surrounded by a lush garden of flowering plants.
It is one of the highest buildings in the water sector in Brunei and is one of the most beautiful buildings in South Asia and most accurate and splendor and known as the gilt Italian marble and gilded domes and Persian rug, there were uniquely gives an exquisite reflection, particularly at night with the water that surrounds it.
What distinguishes the mosque President, dome painted with pure gold. Mosque rises 52 feet from the ground and can be seen from almost any spot in Bandar Seri bkoan. Either the Minaret, was designed in a unique way that mixes between Renaissance and Italian architectural style, where the elevator up to the end where the visitor can enjoy a panoramic view of the city.
Internal void mosque dedicated to prayer, and stained-glass Windows, arches, and semi domes and marble columns, and all building materials were imported from abroad: marble from Italy, the granite from Shanghai, and crystal chandeliers from England and the carpets from Saudi Arabia. Mosque is about 3 kilometers from the city Centre.