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
on the Boat to Kampong Ayer Brunei
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 village's people
Beautiful....Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque
view from Kampong Ayer
View of Sultan Palace - Nurul Iman Palace
Garbage from Kampong Ayer
was transported by boat to the garbage area
Living in Kampong Ayer
Kampong Ayer Fuel station for boats
The legend rock is said to be the ship of Nakhoda Ragam
that was being cursed by his mother
There are people still believe in traditional belief.
I don't actually know what it's purpose hanging that things.
One of the primary school at Kampong Ayer
Traditional gallery Building for tourists visiting
the Kampong Ayer water village
Seat to view a water village documentary
Some of the ancient things and traditional handicrafts
are displayed in this galary