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Visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi

Visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Place: Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

This mosque strikes not only with its grandeur and classic architecture techniques, but also with its unique lining. Once inside the building, you will find yourself surrounded with the splendor of the interior design, where crystals, ceramics, semi-precious stones and gold predominate. Some interior items are listed in the Guinness World Records Book.

You don't have to be of Muslim faith to visit this place of religious worship. Free 45-minute tours are organized 4 times a day, the access to the place being limited only during ritual prayers. The guided tour will help you to get acquainted with the history of Islam, architectural secrets and the peculiar features of the mosque construction process.

Taking pictures is allowed on the territory of the mosque, except for the mausoleum. When visiting the sight, you ought to opt for the clothes closing your body. You can get to the Sheikh Zayed Mosque by public transport or taxi.

Tips and hints: taking pictures is allowed on the territory of the mosque, except for the mausoleum. When visiting the sight, you ought to opt for the clothes closing your body. You can get to the Sheikh Zayed Mosque by public transport or taxi.

Open hours: Saturday-Thursday from 09:00 am to 10:00 pm; entrance available till 09:30 pm. On Fridays entrance available from 04:30 pm. Visits to mosque are limited at the time of Salaat.

Phone: +971 2 419 1919

Official website: http://szgmc.ae

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Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Sheikh Zayed Mosque#1 of 21 places to visit in Abu Dhabi

This unique and simply breathtaking place of religious worship is the best sample of modern architecture where you can get to know about Islamic culture.

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