Thursday, 13 March 2014

The Grand Mosque of Brunei

Jame'asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque
30 May 2013 | From Ara Ahmad of Brunei

Jame'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque is a magnificent Masjid built to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the current Sultan of Brunei in 1994 (Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah). It is the largest in Brunei and one of the grandest in the region. With its golden domes, it is the centerpiece of Brunei's Islamic heritage.

It is located in a huge complex with beautifully kept gardens. Inside the Masjid, it is intricately decorated.
Brunei is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo, in Southeast Asia. Apart from its coastline with the South China Sea, it is completely surrounded by the state of Sarawak, Malaysia; and it is separated into two parts by the Sarawak district of Limbang. It is the only sovereign state completely on the island of Borneo.

Ara is a University student majoring in History. She studies the French language in her University too.

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