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My wife and I enjoyed our visit to the grand mosque and based on our experience visiting the Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi (which by the way is a 5 star visit), we were both properly dressed and covered. Access is free, parking is free but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paul W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tourists are accepted from 8 am to 11 am. You can buy clothes for men and women there, but quite expensive. So better prepare in advance and wear: women-long sleeve top and feet-length skirt, men: short sleeve was acceptable, long trousers, not shorts. Free guides...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank niceSt_pete
Reviewed yesterday

You can only enter through the visitors entrance at one end of the complex. Times are strict - only really in the morning and each day except Friday. It is well worth going as the grounds are beautifully manicured and kept; and, the mosque is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank R0hanL
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don’t miss a visit to learn more about Islam and Omani heritage. Tour, visit the library and enjoy the architecture that pays homage to traditions.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lmcoffy
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Mosque is truly great. You can wander around as well if you want photos from further away. If you just walk through and don't tke many photos, 20-30min should be fine but if you want photos etc, a minimum of 45min should do it....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Renan B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

one of the must place to visit in Muscat .. i took this picture one i was with a group of Spanish tourists. i do tour guiding in Oman and the Mousq always in the Itinerary i makes for my clients

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The architecture the culture the holiness you name it it has all The friendly staff who guide you at all levels and the grandeur all put together makes your experience a memorandum everlasting Must see place in Oman, don't miss the chance to visit this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank deveshskumar
Reviewed 6 days ago

A place to visit if in Muscat, its well build and has some beautiful wall to wall carpets, not to mention the chandelier (awesome)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank joshmarsha
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I been here last month with my family, I really like the architecture of this mosque really nice and big

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mimi K
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were there on a Friday morning but the mosque was closed to visitors. Had a high hope of visiting that beautiful mosque but left disappointed. We could see a beautiful garden inside the mosque when we peeped through the gates. t is a shame...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Discover55815462967
31 October 2018|
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Response from Salim D |
Hi there. Where shall pick you up? The Grand Mosque is closed after 11.00am.
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Rom Ella S
14 September 2018|
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Response from ateresa2006 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Friday there is an ongoing Jumaa prayers but its ok to roam the outdoor area after the prayers, its quiet crowded though as it is a Friday. Thanks...
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Javi H
20 August 2018|
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Response from adamm223 | Reviewed this property |
I think as long as knees and shoulders are covered, so long shorts or trousers and no strappy tops you should be fine. I wore jeans and a tshirt when visiting but I shouldn’t worry about being too warm as the mosque is quite... More
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