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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

Dear world Traveler, 

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi is a glorious and sumptuous edifice completed in 2007. Natural materials were chosen for its construction due to their long-lasting qualities, including marble stones, gold, semi-precious stones, crystals and ceramics. 

Chandelier Swarovski Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Budget

entrance fee

Person : 1 person.
Food : Free.

to do

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi

1 - SOme figures

The minaret height of the Grand Mosque measures 107 m.  Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the biggest Mosque of United Arab Emirates. It can accommodate 41,000 worshippers. In the courtyard there’s a splendid mosaic of 17,000 square meters and considered as one of the largest mosaic of the world. The marble comes from different locations.

Entrance Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
The brand Swarovski helped for the creation of the Chandelier made in Germany. Millions of Swarovski crystals are incorporated. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque has the largest carpet of the world made in Iran in the main prayer room is 5,627 square meters and weight 35 tons. To enter the grand mosque the Abaya is mandatory and provided at the entrance
Mosaic in Marble
Abaya

Tips for the visits :

1 – Respect the place of worship.

2 – Wear decent clothes. Women will receive an Abaya at the entrance.

3 – There free tour with guides to learn more about the Mosque and architecture. Do not hesitate to ask for information.

If you’re planning to visit the Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi, you may be going to Dubai as well. Dubai is the most popular city of the 7 Emirates and the capital of Emirate of Dubai. Emirates are independent city-states. The most wellknown are Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

To know more about UAE destinations :

 

Here an article about Dubai tourist activities

Enjoy,
Xxx

Cecile

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