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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

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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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  • Our visit has been a great experience! I warmly suggest to take advantage of the free guided tour scheduled every hour. My family and I had the pleasure of being guided by Ms. Fatma an incredible... 
    Our visit has been a great experience! I warmly suggest to take advantage of the free guided tour scheduled every hour. My family and I had the pleasure of being guided by Ms. Fatma an incredible...  more »
  • The architecture is stunning and the atmosphere inspiring. Very well organised experience and i would recommend doing a tour which gives you access to more areas than just visiting. Truly time well... 
    The architecture is stunning and the atmosphere inspiring. Very well organised experience and i would recommend doing a tour which gives you access to more areas than just visiting. Truly time well...  more »
  • I visited the mosque earlier this month and I have enjoyed the visit to the maximum. A unique building and fine decoration which is gilded everywhere giving a deep feeling of luxury mixed with peace.....  more
    I visited the mosque earlier this month and I have enjoyed the visit to the maximum. A unique building and fine decoration which is gilded everywhere giving a deep feeling of luxury mixed with peace.....  more »
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  • The place is definitely recommended visiting. It is a beautifully crafted engineering marvel. The whole team behind deserves appreciation. Visit website szgmc.gov.ae and do booking confirmation before reaching here for a faster entry to the place, that was the procedure when we visited. There is strict dress code in place and details available in website. ladies to wear dress that cover properly including the hands. Dress can also be purchased from shops inside. Ample underground parking is available separately for visitors at walkable distance to entrance. There are direction boards available after you enter the place. Day times can be bit hot. If they can come up with some arrangement to guide the visitors without random security personal interference, the visit would be a better experience overall. They are everywhere. For me it was amazing
  • It's very nice architectural creation and design. What a great and Big mosque i ever seen. It's great pleasure to visit there. I seen they keep it too clean and Attractive . And found silence over there. Also their is somehow strict rules. Ladies need to cover hair with scarf else they didn't allow . Also while taking picture also not allowed to take pictures without scarf. Else security will your memories. We visited in day time so now Surely i will visit that place in evening time to see it's glorious beauty.
  • Nice place! Good architecture and very beautiful. The dress code is important. Men- don’t wear animal prints and make sure you were a long sleeve top and pant(no shorts). Women-wear something that covers you full(including your head). You can enter here even if you are not a Muslim but you have to follow the rules(make sure to follow the dress code if you are a Muslim or not). We went here on Ramadan(2019) and that time they gave food to all on Ramadan(I am not sure if it is there now). I hope this review was helpful.
  • The most stunning and breathtaking mosque you will see... I bring all my visitors here when they come to visit, no exceptions, it’s an absolute must. The details the design and the overall ambience you will experience coming here is like no other. Would highly recommend trying to go during quieter times to get the most out of your experience... and come with your own Abaya / cover ups. They do provide though if you have forgotten.
  • The place is definitely recommended visiting. It is a beautifully crafted engineering marvel. The whole team behind deserves appreciation. Visit website szgmc.gov.ae and do booking confirmation before reaching here for a faster entry to the place, that was the procedure when we visited. There is strict dress code in place and details available in website. ladies to wear dress that cover properly including the hands. Dress can also be purchased from shops inside. Ample underground parking is available separately for visitors at walkable distance to entrance. There are direction boards available after you enter the place. Day times can be bit hot. If they can come up with some arrangement to guide the visitors without random security personal interference, the visit would be a better experience overall. They are everywhere. Overall a great experience 🤍

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