Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

Visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque to see a key place of worship and center for Islamic culture. Completed in 2007, the center houses the largest mosque in the country--a sprawling structure of many spherical domes and four tall minarets--and an enormous library showcasing classic books and publications related to the Islamic world. Inside the main prayer hall, admire the numerous ornamental features of the atmospheric place of worship, including the largest carpet in the world and seven chandeliers incorporating millions of crystals. Take a guided tour of the library to learn more about Islamic faith, history, and art. By using our Abu Dhabi trip itinerary tool, you can arrange your visit to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and other attractions in Abu Dhabi.
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  • The most beautiful place I’ve ever been in my whole life. Very spiritual place (I’m catholic). I felt an amazing energy inside there. Definitely it’s a place I want to come back again. Take the...  more »
  • Wow, wow, wow! This opulent masterpiece is a must see for any trip to Abu Dhabi. It is over-the-top in beauty and grandeur. Must be mindful of decorum there. My husband and I put our arms around.....  more »
  • Don’t miss seeing the Grand Mosque. The beauty and architecture are amazing! Make sure to sign up (we did online) for the free guided tour. Our guide (she told us remember her name translated to a...  more »
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  • One word; beautiful. It was so peaceful and lovely. Wind blowing nicely creating a calm breeze. At one point, worship started and the prayer pouring from the mosque was so beautiful and serene. I truly enjoyed being there and would love to go back. Its amazing to be in a culture where all or the greater majority share the same worship and religious belief. Wish we had that and truly were one nation under God...amen
  • Divine and stunning. Very clean and extremely well organized. Takes around two hours to complete the look around. Will get wheel chair access to senior citizens. One needs to maintain the strict rules and dress code required to enter a sacred place. Women devotees will be provided with purdah and that's mandatory. Men would require to adhere to decent dress code. No shorts and sleeveless t shirts etc.
  • Simply breathtaking! I HIGHLY recommend visiting the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. The interior of the mosque is probably the most impressive I have ever seen. The quality and attention to detail is incredible. I highly recommend taking the free public live guided tour which gives you exclusive access to the mosque vs just doing it yourself. On the tour you get to enter the main prayer room which affords you much better picture opportunities. Don’t miss this world wonder!
  • One of the most Beautiful architectural structures I have seen, and a must see if you're in Abu Dhabi. It is a mosque so keeping that in mind visit the place with the proper attire. The place is with clear guidelines on where to go and signs on where to stop and take a snap. The detail is astounding all around the place regardless if it is just the floor, the wall or the above ceiling. also if I am not mistaken there is the worlds largest hand made carpet inside the mosque which is a beautiful piece of art. also please be mindful not to take any food or drinks because even a candy or a gum will have to be left at the security check point at the entrance. I noticed that many tourists had to leave these type of items which they brought in.
  • If you want to go and see some real art and stunning place i will strongly recommend you this grand mosque. Grand Mosque is a great symbol ofarchitecture and a must see if you're in the area. It is one of the greatest, stunning and mind blowing place. A piece of art to appreciate by all. The attention to detail is astounding. Make sure to adhere to the clothing guidelines for men and women as per their website to keep in line with their requirements. They are building shopping centre underground which is also amazing. All sort of food, and restaurants places as well as if you are fancy to buy something. Parking area is huge and very clear. I would love to go back and spend whole day there. The tourist side is well positioned and easily accessible with clear guidelines on where to go and signs on where to stop and take photos. I love the kept this place nice and clean and look after it. Where ever you will go you fond someone who is looking after the mosque and ready to guide you.
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