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Sheikh Zayed Mosque 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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Sheikh Zayed Mosque

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A marble stone construction, lined with crystals, semi-precious stones and gold, the Sheikh Zayed Mosque is rightly considered as a symbol of the original Islamic architecture.

Of all the incredible interior items of the mosque, some are listed in the Guinness World Records Book. They are the largest chandelier in the world, made of Swarovski crystals, and the largest 47-ton carpet covering an area of more than 5,000 square meters.

Since 2008 the mosque is open for visiting to believers of all confessions. Tour guides will tell the tourists about the history of Islam and recount the stages of the mosque construction.

Region: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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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