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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Guided Tour

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locationAbu Dhabi
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Sheikh Zayed Mosque Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy a special sightseeing tour of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque that takes you to the emblazoned attraction of Abu Dhabi

  • Capable of housing over 40,000 worshipers and tourists with 82 domes, 24-carat gold chandeliers, and 1,000 columns

  • Astonished by the serene beauty of its mosaic floral designs and hand-knotted carpets, both the largest of their kind!

  • Finest example of Islamic architecture that combine traditional themes with new elements

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Sheikh Zayed Mosque Tour Overview

Location: Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street، - 5th St - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Activity Timings: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Activity Duration: 4 hours & 30 minutes 

About Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque:

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a stunning example of Islamic architecture, It blends traditional and modern styles and is known as one of the largest mosques in the world. With Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque tour take a glimpse of the mosque’s exquisite white marble, decorated with enormous chandeliers and detailed floral designs. The chandeliers are known to be the glamorous ornaments of the mosque which are adorned with thousands of Swarovski crystals. Marvel at the beautiful view of the domes, minarets, reflective pools, and luxurious carpets. The colours are harmonized together transforming the mosque into an artistic masterpiece. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque tour will let you discover the astonishing view of the mosque’s fantastic exteriors.

About the Guided Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Tour:

With the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque tour, you will learn everything about the mosque, including Islam's cultural diversity in its cutting-edge construction, with the English-speaking guide.

  • The Qibla Wall: Ponder upon the Qibla wall which signifies the direction of prayers in Makkah. It is distinguished with floral motifs magnificently plumed using fiber-optic lighting and carvings of 99 pious names of Allah, inscribed in Kufic calligraphy script. 
  • Domes: Enormous 82 domes is what makes the mosque an eye-catching piece of architecture. Take a look at the largest dome of the mosque which is right in the middle of the main prayer hall . It is covered in immaculate white marble and emphasized by the finials' crown-like design in golden glass mosaic.
  • Chandeliers: The mosque's seven crystal chandeliers are another breath-taking feature. They are designed in stainless steel and brass and are wrapped up in 24-karat gold and enhanced with millions of brilliant Swarovski crystals.
  • Reflective Pools: The mosque is a sight to behold, especially at night, when the reflections of the columns, arcades, and other stunning elements are captured by the strategically positioned blue-tiled rectangular pools.
  • The Courtyard: The wide open space of the mosque, known as the Sahan or courtyard, measures 17400 square meters and is supported by four minarets. It is used extensively during Ramadan, Eid Al Fitr, and other important Islamic holidays.
  • Ornate Columns: With more than 1,000 columns, each column covered in white marble is adorned with many semi-precious and pure precious stones, such as amethyst, jasper, lapis lazuli, etc., making them compliment its interior and exterior. 96 marble columns decorated with mother of the pearl support the main prayer hall alone.
  • Carpets: Take a glimpse of the main prayer hall which is decorated with a sizable hand-knotted Persian carpet made with Iranian cotton and New Zealand wool. It is the largest structure of its sort in the world, measuring 5700 square meters and weighing 35 tonnes.
  • Lunar Lightening: It is recommended to visit the mosque after dusk. With the Guided Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Tour, you can witness the diverse phases of the moon due which is particularly due to its lighting system. 
  • Library: You can read about the extensive Islamic legacy as per your interest. Many works commemorate the historical contributions of Muslim scientists.

Distance from Dubai: The location is approx 120 km from Dubai, It will take 1.5 hr to reach there.

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Book a round trip from the hotel to Sheikh Zayed Mosque, one of the major contemporary Islamic architecture in the world.


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Must Know Before You Go for Sheikh Zayed Mosque Tour

  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque will operate on Fridays after 03:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
  • Minimum 2 people are required to book this package.
  • It is a sacred place of prayer and worship. So when you visit the mosque, wear modest clothes. You should wear a full-sleeved shirt and pants. Women must wear headscarves as well.
  • Library Timing: Sunday to Thursday from 09:00 am to 06:00 pm. It is located on the ground floor of the Visitors’ Centre.
  • Visitors to the Grand Mosque should, therefore, abide by specific rules and show their respect by following the guidelines.
  • From 29 October 2019 the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center will not offer Abaya borrowing service to any visitors/tour groups associated with Tour Operators.
  • If you are really into photography, go during the afternoon as the sunlight can help you take some amazing Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque pictures
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Grace edwards
Reviewed: 11 Feb 2023
We were mesmerised by the design of the mosque. If you are visiting the Sheikh Zayed Mosque then donot forget to see the main... Read More
Tanushri pilla
Reviewed: 26 Feb 2023
The Sheikh Zayed Mosque is the best of all time for the tourist who are visiting Abu Dhabi. This guided tour from My Dubai Pa... Read More
Bodhi mcbride
Reviewed: 05 Jan 2023
Booking from My Dubai Pass was really a good experience. We see The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque's breathtaking architectural ma... Read More
David hines
Reviewed: 14 Jan 2023
My Dubai Pass provide us guide and the guide gives us wealth of information about its design, history, and cultural significa... Read More
Luka daugherty
Reviewed: 31 Jan 2023
Watching the stunning interior and exterior designs, the intricate details, and the peaceful atmosphere makes me speachless a... Read More

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The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 2 business hours of successful booking.

In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.

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