Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
From: AED 231
(20 reviews)

full day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people



About this tour

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a magnificent Islamic landmark located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is one of the largest mosques in the world, covering an area of more than 30 acres and able to accommodate over 40,000 worshippers at a time. The mosque is named after the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founder and first president of the UAE.


  • The mosque's architecture: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is known for its stunning architecture, which combines various Islamic styles from across the world, including Mughal, Ottoman, and Fatimid.
  • The prayer hall: The mosque's main prayer hall is one of the largest in the world and can accommodate up to 7,000 worshippers at a time. It features beautiful Islamic calligraphy, crystal chandeliers, and the world's largest hand-knotted carpet.
  • The courtyard: The mosque's vast courtyard is adorned with beautiful floral designs and can accommodate up to 40,000 worshippers. It also features reflective pools that enhance the mosque's visual appeal.
  • The minarets: The mosque has four towering minarets, each standing at 107 meters tall, which provide a stunning backdrop for photos.
  • The lighting: The mosque's lighting system is a highlight in itself, with 22-karat gold-plated chandeliers and strategically placed spotlights that accentuate the mosque's beauty at night.
  • Accessibility: The mosque is accessible to visitors of all faiths and offers free admission, making it a popular attraction for tourists and locals alike.


3 – 5 hours



Frequently asked questions

The mosque is open to visitors daily from 9 am to 10 pm, except on Fridays when it is closed to non-Muslim visitors until 4:30 pm.

No, you don't need to book a guided tour to visit the mosque. However, if you would like to learn more about the mosque's history and architecture, guided tours are available free of charge.

Yes, visitors are required to dress modestly when visiting the mosque. This means covering the shoulders, arms, and legs. Women are also required to cover their hair.

No, entrance to the mosque is free of charge.

Yes, non-Muslims are welcome to visit the mosque. However, non-Muslims are not allowed to enter the prayer hall during prayer times.

Yes, photography is allowed inside the mosque, except during prayer times. However, visitors are requested to be respectful and not to use flash photography.

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates


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