Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Masjid (The Grand Mosque in Cotabato City), Cotabato City

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The Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Masjid, also known as the Grand Mosque of Cotabato, is the largest mosque in the Philippines. The mosque is located in Barangay Kalanganan in Cotabato City, and was funded by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam at a reported cost of US$48 million.The Sultan Of Brunei, funded the construction of this mosque with his own personal money to help the emerging Muslim population in the Southern Philippines.
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  • I was in great awe when we arrived the Grand Mosque in Cotabato city...it was an excellent architectural masterpiece of a mosque...I cant believe it can be found in the Philippines and specifically in...  more »
  • The site is expansive with very good photo worthly areas outside the mosque. Intricate tileworks, woodworks and ironworks are so captivating. I admire them for enforcing the wearing of black robes and...  more »
  • Awesome place, quiet. Women were required to wear clothing that would cover the head and hair and neck. It was not prayer or worship day, therefore we were allowed to come in. We could feel the sereni...  more »
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  • Being here was a very spectacular experience. Before you enter, you have to be dressed accordingly: covered from head to toe. Jeans are allowed. Sleeveless and/or short sleeved shirts or blouse are not advised. I was lucky i had with me an extra long sleeved top. For the head cover, rentals are available in the store just in front of the gate of the Grand Mosque. In addition, once inside, it is not advised for a woman to touch a man, or a man touch a woman. Even if they are just siblings or parents. You're not allowed to hold hands, not allowed to even tap tye shoulder of someone in the opposite sex. They have CCTVs' in the area so, the risk is yours to take. Overall, the Grand Mosque is a very pictureque structure. Exploring inside is an utterly amazing experience.
  • Definitely one of Asia's most beautiful mosques, thanks to the Prince of Brunei who donated it to the people of Cotabato. Best time to go there and have your selfie taken is early morning or late in the afternoon. Tourists are free to roam outside the grand prayer halls every day except Friday. Be sure to be in decent attire. For assisted tours, contact the Cotabato City Tourism Office who will only be glad to help.
  • For females bring a head cover, if you forget to bring one rentals are available in the store in front of the gates.
  • Coz the grand mosque is so beautiful
  • Werry nice
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