Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque
Erected in 1992 in celebration of the sultan’s reign, Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque is a stunning landmark in Bandar Seri Begawan that features an impressive dome and majestic four, terrazzo-tiled minarets.
Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque is a commanding attraction in Brunei’s capital city. It stands like a straight-out-of-a-fairytale palace during the day and is a majestic sight during the night with its 29 domes that look like golden flames. The interior of this mosque is as lavish as the beauty of its exterior – the space, the aesthetics, and the beautiful woven rugs in the prayer room are breathtaking. Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque is a place which gives visitors a glimpse of the extravagance of Bornean lifestyle.
Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Museum is located in Sultan Hassanai Bolkiah Highway, Bandar Seri Begawan.
Opening Days and Hours
The mosque is open to visitors 8:30 to 12:30, 13:30 to 15:00, 16:30 to 17:30 Monday to Wednesday, and Friday from 16:30 to 17:30 only.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Admission to the mosque is completely free.
How to Get There
- Fly to Bandar Seri Begawan
- From the city centre, proceed to the Central Bus Station
- From the bus station, board a bus to Sultan Hassanai Bolkiah Highway
- Solo travellers/backpackers
Time to Spend
Suggested duration in this attraction is one to two hours.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque is a very popular attraction in BSB. The best time to visit is in the morning, when crowds are more manageable.
Gwad Basha Arabic Restaurant, Thien Thien Restaurant, Nurwanita Thai Restaurant, Big Mama’s, Depot VLO, and Belluno Cafe are just some of the dining places to try near Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque.
- Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque
- Istana Nurul Iman
- Jerudong Park
- Brunei Museum
For accommodations, you can head over to The Capital Residence Suites, Badi’ah Hotel, The Brunei Hotel, Times Hotel, Palm Garden Hotel, The Centerpoint Hotel, Jubilee Hotel, and Villa Dadap. Rates range from USD 55 to USD 100.