Trip Planner: Middle East / United Arab Emirates / Emirate of Abu Dhabi / Abu Dhabi / Religious Sites / Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Visit Sheikh Zayed 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. Using our custom trip planner, Abu Dhabi attractions like Sheikh Zayed Mosque can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Мечеть великолепна и её, несомненно, стоит посетить. Для посещения необходимо соблюдением достаточно строго дресс-кода, особенно для женщины: длинная юбка или брюки, кофта, закрывающая руки, платок на... more »The mosque is gorgeous and her, certainly worth a visit. To visit it is necessary to strictly sufficient compliance with the dress code, especially for women: long skirt or pants, jacket, closing hands, handkerchief on his head. If anything like this with a no, you can rent an Abaya (long robe with a hood). The entrance is only possible without shoes, so it's best to bring socks. To visit the mosque was really informative, information stands, visitors can take an audio guide in Russian. Audio guides are issued free of charge, but you must leave the document pledged but not passport. Best driver's license. One document can be issued several audio guides.View original
We went in the evening appreciated the vast structure. The mosque was busy and we had the benefit of a guide to explain details of the facility.
Definitely worth a visit. Decor and architecture is absolutely fantastic. Went there for Friday prayers. Non Muslims may not be able to visit during prayer times. Otherwise open to all at no cost.
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The place is beautiful and breathtaking! The ceilings are high with very intricate details. The chandeliers were huge and so beautiful. It has a massive prayer room inside and wide prayer area outside as well. It is also gorgeous at night with the light illuminating it. The Abaya was clean and it was obviously fresh laundried. The washrooms too were massive and clean. There were guards everywhere who made sure everyone follow rules for respect to the place. I would like to come back here again and I'm sure I'll still be in awe like the 2st time.
Sheikh Zayed imagined a place of worship that would help people come together, understand Islam and see it as a religion that has a message of peace, tolerance and diversity. - accommodates over 40,000 worshipers; - features 82 white marble domes of Moroccan design; - displays the world’s largest hand-knotted carpet, designed by Iranian artist Ali Khaliqi and hand crafted by 1,300 artisans; - includes materials such as marble, stone, gold, semi-precious stones, crystals and ceramics in its design and construction; The main tourist Attraction of Abu Dhabi and must visit place .
Beautiful architecture, the site is awe-inspiring. Try to get there at either before sunset or sunrise, you will not regret the beautiful views and lighting. An added bonus at sunset you get to hear the Adhan (Muslim Call to prayer), it melts your heart pertly thanks to the acoustics.
This is a cultural must in the UAE for all residents and tourists. You can enter the Mosque at anytime but on Friday you should note that tours do not operate until after 16:00, all tours are conducted in English. There is a location whereby guests can get Abyas and Candoras if you are not suitably dresses. This is an absolutely spectacular Mosque dedicated to bringing together all people and cultures. There is also an Islamic library located in one of the minarets, which is also very much worth visiting.
Most popular destination in Abu Dhabi. Note for visitor: Follow the dress code. Otherwise they will not allow you to enter in the Mosque. You may provided a long cloth to ware and go in.
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