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Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zyed Grand Mosque

Abu Dhabi (3)
from AED350
  • 6 hrs
  • Daily
  • Any
    Group Size
  • English

Tour Detail

Visiting the Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque is a unique experience due to several notable factors:

Architectural Marvel: The Grand Mosque, also known as the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, is an architectural masterpiece. It showcases a fusion of traditional Islamic design and contemporary elements. The mosque is adorned with stunning white marble, intricate floral patterns, and ornate calligraphy, making it a visual feast for visitors.

Size and Grandeur: The mosque is one of the largest in the world, capable of accommodating over 40,000 worshippers at once. Its sheer size and grandeur create a sense of awe and magnificence. The vast courtyard, multiple domes, and minarets reaching towards the sky contribute to its grand presence.

Cultural Symbolism: The Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque serves as a symbol of Islamic art, culture, and heritage. It reflects the vision of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founder and first President of the United Arab Emirates. The mosque's design incorporates elements from various Islamic architectural styles, paying homage to the diverse cultural influences within the Muslim world.

Accessible to All: The mosque welcomes visitors of all faiths and nationalities, promoting cultural understanding and dialogue. It offers free guided tours to enhance visitors' knowledge about Islam, its practices, and the mosque's significance.

Precious Artistic Details: The interior of the mosque boasts intricate details, including exquisite hand-knotted carpets, dazzling chandeliers embellished with Swarovski crystals, and beautiful floral designs inlaid with semi-precious stones. The craftsmanship and attention to detail are truly remarkable.

Tranquil Ambience: Despite being a popular tourist attraction, the mosque maintains a serene and peaceful atmosphere. Visitors can experience a sense of tranquility as they explore the vast prayer halls, reflecting pools, and outdoor gardens surrounding the mosque.

Cultural Dress Code: To respect the religious and cultural norms, visitors are required to adhere to a modest dress code. Both men and women should ensure their clothing covers their shoulders, arms, and legs. Women are also required to cover their heads with a traditional headscarf, which is available at the mosque.

Illuminated at Night: The mosque takes on a different charm in the evening when it is illuminated with soft lighting. This creates a captivating spectacle and offers visitors a unique perspective of the architectural splendor.

Adjacent Cultural Landmarks: The Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque is located in close proximity to other significant cultural landmarks, such as the Emirates Palace and the Abu Dhabi Corniche. Visitors can explore these attractions and witness the juxtaposition of modernity and tradition that Abu Dhabi offers.

Visiting the Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque provides an opportunity to appreciate the grandeur of Islamic architecture, immerse oneself in a peaceful environment, and gain a deeper understanding of the culture and traditions of the United Arab Emirates.

Price Includes
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Free Bottled Water
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