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Visit the Jumeirah Mosquein Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Visit the main shrine of Dubai, the only mosque in the city which you can enter regardless of religion, sex and race.
How to visit the Jumeirah Mosque in Dubai
Jumeirah Mosque - a building of pink sandstone, ivory with two minarets, columns and a dome traditional for the medieval temple complexes of the Fatimids, is considered the main shrine of the city. However, the peculiarity of the mosque is not an exquisite sight, but an opportunity to get inside without professing Islam.

Jumeirah Mosque, Dubai

After the terrorist attack on September 11th, in order to break prejudices and reconcile hostile of different cultures and religions, the Jumeirah Mosque opened the doors for all those who wished to visit it. Come inside to learn more about the origin of the religion of Muslims, about their culture and traditions, and also to take a look at the architectural masterpiece from inside.

How to do?

1. The Jumeirah Mosque is located at the beginning of Jumeirah Beach Road, adjacent to the Dubai Zoo.
2. It is allowed to enter the mosque only in the presence of the guide of the Sheikh Mohammed center. So, book an excursion in advance on the official website.
3. Closed clothing are preferred, for women a handkerchief or abaya is required (they are given at the entrance after buying a ticket).

Jumeirah Mosque, Dubai

4. Before entering, take off your shoes and go through the ritual of purifying with water. Start with washing your right hand (3 times), nose (3 times), face (3 times). Then your left hand (3 times), head, ears and, finally, right and left legs (3 times) .\n\n Children under 5 years old are not allowed to enter.

Where to do?

#27Jumeirah Mosque in DubaiJumeirah Mosque

The Grand Mosque styled as medieval temple complexes of Fatimids exemplifies the contemporary Islamic culture and place to develop cultural mutual understanding.

Location: Jumeirah Beach Road
Open hours: Sunday to Thursday from 09:00 to 17:00; on Saturday from 09:00 to 13:00
Phone: +971 4 353 6666

How much?

Ticket costs 10 dirhams.

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