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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center

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Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street, 5th St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another must do in the Emirates. If you are Muslim, you better come on Friday just before Friday prayer starts. This time all the usual restrictions for access are removed, arrests are not allowed in and you have an unobstructed view of all the beauty....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chrisimon
Reviewed yesterday

It is a magnificent Mosque. It is a must see - however, very time consuming for the amount you get to see, and leaves you standing in hot crowds. There are no entrance fees, or rental of robes, which is good. It was like queuing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Coastal593123
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is not just any monument. It is the Taj Mahal built in the modern times. Very well organised. The large prayer hall, the beautiful hand made carpet which is actually without any joints, marvelous chandeliers, intricate works and large expanse of whiteness is just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 614pratyushr
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I advice everyone to visit this mosque it’s really great and amazing, one of the best mosques ever I have visited

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shehabsafty
Reviewed yesterday

Very pretty Mosque. The free voice guide is highly recommended. Very informative and educational. Visit at night with awesome blue lighting. Will love to visit again for the day light pure white architecture.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank icephonix
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Do join the free walking tour available at the Mosque for an informative programme and the tour allows guests participation in q&a session & entry to the secluded areas of the mosque away from the public crowd. special thanks to our walking tour guide, Sheqal...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank felinalinl
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A super luxurious mosque that is a must to visit and have a walk around the place to enjoy the exterior and interior decoration

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 817yassers
Reviewed yesterday

Amazing visit of this unique site - definitely worth seeing. Managed to see Sheikh Zayed's tomb: solemnly beautiful. Reception at mosque was efficient and cordial.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tmagnolia
Reviewed yesterday

it is something that makes you tired There are 2 special parts fascinated me: The light and carpets.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank muhomuho
Reviewed yesterday

Spectacular building featuring beautiful decorative elements incorporating in mosaic and stone floral designs.Amazing scale :courtyard to hold 40000 people. Very well organised with helpful and courteous staff.

Date of experience: January 2019
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24 December 2018|
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Response from luwism2016 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure how or what authority that can help regarding your concern, sorry.
16 December 2018|
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Response from Grogsy_and_Lou | Reviewed this property |
I had a bottle of water in my bag which I refilled at their drinking fountain. I was at the Grand Mosque just last week. Hope that helps
13 December 2018|
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Response from AmeliaIsland1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, non Muslim tourists can visit the Mosque. Only time not allowed are during weekly services and holidays. Women are required to have arms covered to wrist, long loose pants or skirt covering to ankles and full head... More