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“unbelievable place”

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
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US$42.00*
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City Tour of Abu Dhabi: Sheik Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace, Marina Mall
Ranked #1 of 144 things to do in Abu Dhabi
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“unbelievable place”
Reviewed 4 December 2013

This is one of the must see sites when visiting Abu Dhabi. It is truly one of the best things I have ever seen in my life.

Its hard to explain the enormity of this building but it is truly stunning and needs to be seen to be believed. The architecture is truly stunning and you will have ample opportunity to take photos.

As advice goes make sure you dress accordingly i.e. shoulders and knees must be covered. If you only have holiday clothes they provide suitable clothing for women for a small refundable deposit. Just head downstairs by the underground car park and there is a desk to borrow clothes. (not sure what would happen if men are wearing unsuitable clothing).

All in all do not go to Abu Dhabi and not visit this site. It is a little away from Abu Dhabi city centre and Yas Island but easily reachable and cheap by taxi.

Visited December 2013
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Limassol, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Impressive! a must to visit if you are in the Emirates”
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Spectacular is the only word for it.! Named after the Ruler of Abu Dhabi & President of the UAE who presided during those earlier years of momentous change & growth.
Beautiful materials from around the world have come together to provide a lasting testament to his works whilst providing for all one of the most magnificent mosques I have ever seen.
Go out of your way to see it,& there are no restrictions on photography.

Visited December 2013
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Belfast
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
“Spectacular!”
Reviewed 3 December 2013

This place is definitely worth a visit just to see the enormity of it and the amount of detail that has gone into it! It is spotless and you can almost get blinded by the whiteness! It doesn't take too long to have a quick walk around and get a few photos taken inside and outside but it's a must see when in Abu Dhabi and doesn't cost anything to go to.

Visited November 2013
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Busan, South Korea
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“The BEST ever”
Reviewed 3 December 2013

The most gorgeous mosque ever. I had no words to describe it except that it's by far the best one in the middle east and in Asia, and I saw my fair share of mosques.

It is called the mosque of the flowers, and for good reason. The white marble is decorated with mosaics of flowers, great windows and incredible carpets. A MUST to see in Abu Dhabi. I'll take all my visitor here now that I live in AD for couple of years.

Visited December 2013
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“Amazing architecture”
Reviewed 3 December 2013

I am not a mosque guy but this place had the best architecture that I have seen in many years. It is a must see!

Visited November 2013
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