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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center

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Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street, 5th St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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For anyone visiting Abu Dhabi, in my view this is the No.1 place to be visited. I have visited more than 5 times over a number of years and each time, I discover something new. Just amazing!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Madhurrao
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a pleasant experience for a couple of hours. The entrance was busy but efficient. Getting the ladies abaya also efficient. Then came about 1km off travellators to move everyone along airport style to the mosque itself. The movement of visitors through the mosque...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank I7561CBvanessas
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Mystical Magnificent Mosque Even after frequent visits to the mosque , I am always enthralled by the beauty of this mosque . The magnificent white marble and the many pillars all resembling the date palm ( a tree typical of the region ) stand out...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank nafisab
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Im not religious but what a place. No expense spared. Itallian marble shimmering in the sun. Make sure your arms are covered if you hace Tattoos below the elbow, you are offered a shirt but the dont fit unless you 12. We spent 2 hrs...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Weardalelad
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The mosque is a holy place no doubt in that, but the staff are perfect and nice the dress they are giving to the ladies are super clean there are always people ready to help the place is making you feel inner peace

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mohamedsabry1989
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everyone must go.. it’s beautiful. There is an audio guide you can get which we didn’t bother with.. if we get the chance to go again I would invest as there wasn’t much information around to find out more about the history of the mosque.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KatHendry6
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You never been to mosque before this is one biggest in Arabian world . If you see this one it’s you saw the best from all of them . Very clean you feel amazing inside , but outside not very organised enter because you wait...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 797ventsislavt
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have always wanted to visit this place, because as a budding photographer, places like this one is my catnip. We visited it in a weekend, and unsurprisingly the place was buzzing with tourists from all over the world. Even though there were 100s of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank ayaa1977
Reviewed yesterday

Friends and family visited the Grand Mosque, and whilst the queues to register and pass through security were long, it was worthwhile to visit this beautiful place. Regardless of your faith (or even if you don't follow one) this is a truly beautiful, respectful and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Derek P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is beyond any doubt one off the most beautiful places I visit till now. The decoration is stunning and overwhelming.

Date of experience: February 2019
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JanieK0213
2 February 2019|
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Response from Bill_Ng | Reviewed this property |
Taxi is the easiest way to travel within the city. The fare starts from AED10. And there's GPS on each taxi. I don't try other ways to travel in Abu Dhabi.
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27 January 2019|
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Response from udit_arora1 | Reviewed this property |
You can book in advance, but we just took the RTA Bus from Dubai to Abu Dhabi (which I think runs every hour) and then used taxi for local travel.
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Filipe P
27 January 2019|
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Response from Darlene C | Reviewed this property |
I would keep checking the Mosque website as they do close for holy events that are not common to others. They have free tours and if it is open you will be able to visit. using the tour or not. Also, be sure and read... More
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