Al Badiyah Mosque, Al Badiyah

For a short history lesson, make a brief visit to Al Badiyah Mosque, a tiny, 53 sq m (570 sq ft) structure probably built in the 15th century. Admire the oldest mosque in the emirates, built with materials from the surrounding area, mainly stones covered in terracotta-colored mud. Non-Muslim visitors are free to take a look inside, as long as they wear suitable clothes and take off their shoes before entering. Before you head to Al Badiyah, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Al Badiyah sightseeing app , to make sure you see all that Al Badiyah has to offer, including Al Badiyah Mosque.
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  • September 13, 2017
    The drive to this historical sight was great...through the tunnel in Al Aqah and the sea on your left. This place has history and i was glad to go see it.  more »
  • June 10, 2017
    Al Badiyah Mosque is a small mosque yet full of history, and it's very different from the mosques you see anywhere in Dubai or Abu Dhabi. It's a refreshing place with such great view of the sea and th...  more »
  • May 7, 2017
    Old yet Beautiful mosque and pleasant view of sea, very relaxing place. A must visit if you are in UAE.  more »

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Where to stay in Al Badiyah

Since tourists only stop in Al Badiyah for one attraction, the fishing village does not offer accommodations. If you have friends in the area or are skilled in Arabic, you may find a host for the night. Otherwise, stay in the nearby town of Fujairah, where hotels range from upscale suites with ocean views and Jacuzzis to run-down motel rooms at budget-friendly prices. Keep in mind the more expensive hotels will likely arrange a trip to Al Badiyah for you, so you can avoid the hassle of arranging transportation yourself.
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