Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque, The Most Beautiful Mosque in Asia Pacific
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque is a mosque that located in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of the Sultanate of Brunei. The mosque is considered one of the most beautiful mosques in Asia Pacific and Southeast Asia. Beautiful architecture as well as a major tourist attraction of Brunei.
This Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque has a marble tower and original gold-plated dome. The material was material number one imported from around the world. Marble imported directly from Italy, granite from Shanghai, crystal chandeliers from England, and carpets flooring inside imported from Saudi Arabia. The mosque is built on an artificial lagoon on the banks of the Brunei River, Kampong Ayer.
The exterior of the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque area includes yard, beautiful gardens and fountains. The courtyard planted with trees and flower gardens in Islam symbolizes a paradise. While the style of the building itself is a blend of Mughal and Italian architecture.