Sunday, 10 November 2013

SULTAN OMAR ALI SAIFUDDIEN MOSQUE
 
 


There are two great mosques in Bandar Seri Begawan.The first was built by Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III in 1958 and sits next to the Kampong Ayer(Water Village) regarded as one of the most magnificent in the whole Asia.
This mosque has majestic 52 metre Golden-Domed roof flanted by a 54 metre minaret.Linked to the mosque ,and built at the middle of lagoon,is an elegent concrete structure in the form of a 16th century royal barge known as Bahtera. The mosque unites Mughal Architectureand Italian styles. The plans were done by Booty and Edwards Chartered Architects according to designs by the Italian architect Rudolfo Nolli, who had already for decades been working at the Gulf of Siam
Most of foreigners come to Brunei and visit Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien mosque.SOAS mosque short name for Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien mosque is the most beautiful mosque in Brunei Darussalam and attract foreigners to visit it.


                                       Water Taxis in Kampong Ayer Brunei Darussalam
 
 
Water Taxis in Kampong Ayer Brunei Darussalam
Water Taxis in Kampong Ayer Brunei Darussalam
 
Water Taxis in Kampong Ayer Brunei Darussalam
 
Water Taxis in Kampong Ayer Brunei Darussalam
 on the Boat to Kampong Ayer Brunei
 
Tanah perkuburan Limbungan'
passed Kg Bendahara Lama and we could see a our late father's graveyard 
at 'Tanah perkuburan Limbungan' from distance
 
 Water pipes for Kampong Ayer
 Water pipes for Kampong Ayer water village's people
Kampong Ayer
 
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque view from Kampong Ayer
Beautiful....Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque
view from Kampong Ayer
 
Istana Nurul Iman view from Kampong Ayer
 View of Sultan Palace - Nurul Iman Palace
 
Garbage from Kampong Ayer
Garbage from Kampong Ayer
was transported by boat to the garbage area
 
 Kampong Ayer

 Kampong Ayer
Living in Kampong Ayer
 
Kampong Ayer Fuel station for boats
Kampong Ayer Fuel station for boats

 
The legend rock is said to be the ship of Nakhoda Ragam
The legend rock is said to be the ship of Nakhoda Ragam 
that was being cursed by his mother


Small land called Lumut Lunting
Small land called Lumut Lunting
Inside are the placenta of the babies.
 Can u see the hanging plastic bags? Inside are the placenta of the babies.
There are people still believe in traditional belief.
I don't actually know what it's purpose hanging that things.
This is to the way towards Kampung Menunggul
 This is to the way towards Kampung Menunggul
 modern houses scheme at Kampung Bolkiah
 These are modern houses scheme at Kampung Bolkiah
Towards Kampung Bolkiah
 Towards Kampung Bolkiah
 One of the primary school at Kampong Ayer 
One of the primary school at Kampong Ayer
 
Traditional gallery Building at Kampong Ayer
Traditional gallery Building for tourists visiting 
the Kampong Ayer water village
 
Traditional gallery Building at Kampong Ayer

Traditional gallery Building at Kampong Ayer

Traditional gallery Building at Kampong Ayer

Seat to view a water village documentary
 
Traditional gallery Building at Kampong Ayer
 Some of the ancient things and traditional handicrafts 
are displayed in this galary
 

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