Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

#1 of 54 in Historic Sites in United Arab Emirates
Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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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  • Prettier from the outside with the blindingly white marble and impressive architecture. The stone carvings and carpets are great. The gold is a bit overdone. The side rooms are prettier than the big.....  more »
  • 5 Star rating for this tour. The palace and ability to even experience it is a must see. The added bonus was my tour guide Fatema Salem. She was so knowledgeable about the entire palace it was...  more »
  • A grand structure all in white! This place was amazing right from the gates. We drove I to the underground parking and walked through the mall filled with the scent of cinnamon. Then to the changing rooms for more befitting attire before getting the tickets (free) for our access. I was in awe from the get go, marvelled by the mosaics, the chandeliers and the sheer vastness of the mosque. It's a beautiful place!
  • A gorgeous mosque with incredible architecture. The rooms are all enormous and the chandeliers are so intricate. Come even if you're not religious - It's a very peaceful place to walk around and observe. They'll provide clothes for you if you don't have the proper clothing. Highly recommended to come as the sun is going down and look at the lights at night.

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