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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 18 October 2013

I got a true sense of harmony and peace visiting this Mosque. It is truly beautiful and full of character, in its simplicity and elegance. Main attraction in Abu Dhabi, for me.

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed 18 October 2013

Myself and my partner were a little apprehensive when we were offered the chance to go here , as we know the strict rules that apply to woman and how serious they take it . However , we found the staff to be very very...More

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank Huw G
Reviewed 18 October 2013

We went after sunset just before the last prayer call was called. It has a peaceful ambience and the mosque has the grandest chandeliers I've ever seen. Visitors are allowed be it Muslim or non Muslims, but you are required to wear an abaya and...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed 18 October 2013

The Masjid is a huge structure which can be seen from many parts of the city. We visited early evening and there were many tourists. The decor and the calligraphy are outstanding.

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank 1965mama
Reviewed 18 October 2013

As someone who has seen many mosques throughout the Middle East, I believe that the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is definitely one of the biggest and prettiest. Like all mosques, there appears to be a lot to see because of its size, but it is...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed 18 October 2013

This is one of the few mosques that non-muslims are allowed to visit and it is spectacular in its dimensions and over all beauty. I recommend a stop by here if you are anywhere nearby.

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Ernbo6
Reviewed 17 October 2013

When I reached the front of the mosque at 7 on a Friday, the security personnel I spoke to were efficient in showing me the way to the start of the second of the afternoon's guided tour. There are several tours each day. On Fridays,...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Bornean
Reviewed 17 October 2013

A site not to miss! Try to visit with daylight AND in the evening. The evening visit shall offer you the chance to admire the superb lighting.

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Giovanni K
Reviewed 17 October 2013

Usually only Muslim can go inside the mosques but in that mosque I saw different people from different countries with different religions can enter and see the beautiful architect . The mosque had the largest hand made carpet in the word .UAE had a tolerance...More

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank ZayerFaisal
Reviewed 17 October 2013

It is not often that you get to go into a mosque if you are not Muslin, so it was a unique experience. It is massive and beautiful! We went as part of a group, so our guide provided the head covering an dress for...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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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
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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