Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Tour

Abu Dhabi




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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Tour

Away from the hustle and bustle of Dubai is the majestic Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Travel Saga Tourism presents the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Tour from Dubai which will indeed have you stepping into a calming world of spirituality. Firstly, the pristine whiteness of the grand structure makes you descend into peace and tranquillity. Secondly, admire this stunning architectural wonder where you can understand the culture and religious values of the Emiratis.

Time Saturday to Thursday: 9 AM to 10 AM

Friday: 9 AM to 12 PM; 3 PM to 10 PM

Tour Type Private
Highlights Experience excellent Islamic architecture
Remarks Remember to dress appropriately for this excursion

  • our of the most beautiful mosque in the UAE
  • Explore the finest example of Islamic architecture
  • Look at the mesmerising 82 domes, 24-carat gold chandeliers, and 1,000 columns

  • There are no souvenirs for you to buy here
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses

  • There shall be no charges for cancellations before 24 hrs of the trip
  • There shall be a 100% charge if you cancel within 24 hours of the trip
  • Upon cancellation, we will credit the amount to your account within 7 working days

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What to expect 

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque has a beautiful milky white edifice and is an iconic landmark in Abu Dhabi’s cityscape. The interiors as well as exteriors of this amazingly beautiful mosque are mesmerisingly beautiful. A bilingual guide possessing a licence fills you in with detailed information about the mosque. Inspired by Ottoman architecture, a large courtyard has been made that can accommodate as many as 30,000 people. There are close to 76 columns inside the mosque’s hall that are a fine specimen of a lovely blend of Islamic and North African architecture. There are 99 names of Allah engraved on the Qibla Wall that faces Mecca. Explore this place with Travel Saga's Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Tour from Dubai.

About the Mosque

Envisioned by Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the United Arab Emirates’ founding father, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque welcomes visitors from every faith and all walks of life. Moreover, the construction of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque was a work of collaboration with Iran. Furthermore, it involved skilled craftsmen from various nations. Additionally, Iranian craftsmen who hand-wove the world’s largest carpet in the prayer hall deserve a special mention.

Certainly, a major attraction inside the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the massive gold chandelier from the house of Swarovski. Especially, the mosaic work on the surface of the marble in the courtyard is breathtaking as are the pools with crystal clear water. You’ll see reflections of columns fit with amethyst and jasper on the surface of the pool waters that make you realise how much effort was put into the building of the mosque. Rising into the skies to a height of 106 metres are the 4 spectacular minarets.

The Facilities at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

  • Parking your car here is not an issue at all since there’s enough space just beside the mosque.
  • There are coolers serving free cold water.
  • You can enjoy refreshments at the Coffee Club Café.

The Dress Code for the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Tour

Women should fully cover themselves. For this, they must come in long and loose clothing. They shall also have to cover their heads as long as they are in the mosque’s premises. Men need to cover their tattoos (if any) and shoulders. They shall also have to cover everything above their knees. You can not enter if you fail to adhere to the above dress code. Women can take hijabs and abayas on rent before they enter the mosque’s premises.

How to Reach Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque?

You have two options to reach the mosque:

  • You can surely hire a cab from the Abu Dhabi airport which is around 19 kilometres away. Also, if you are visiting with your family and friends we recommend a round trip.
  • There are bus services also. However, there’s no bus stop for the mosque. You’ll need to get off at the Zayed Sports City and from there, you’ll need to take a cab. You can contact Travel Saga Tourism for all your hassle free transportation needs. The Zayed Sports City is 3.1 kilometres away from the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Important Points to Note

  • You can not carry any food or beverage into the mosque complex
  • You should avoid any public show of affection
  • You are not to take any photographs inside the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • You are to remove your shoes before entering the mosque premises
  • While free guided tours are available, we suggest that you hire a private guide who can share more detailed information about the mosque

Other places to check out in Abu Dhabi are the Louvre Museum, Qasr Al Watan, Snow Park, and the most famous Ferrari World.



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