Located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, and is considered to be the key site for worship in the country. http://www.szgmc.ae/en/
There are 3 options for visitors of the mosque :
1. Self - Visit - If you are a group of eight (8) or less individuals you may walk through the mosque on your own without a guided tour and take photographs. You can also visit the library to gain a greater understanding about Islamic architecture by browsing the many publications available.
2. Guided Tours - Every day the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center offers free guided ‘walk-in’ tours for individuals. If you are a small group below (8) persons you do not need to pre-book and should simply arrive approximately 15 minutes before the tour time. One of our Visitor Experience Coordinators will assist you in joining a tour. Groups of (8) eight persons and above must book. (Please go to e-services page to book your tour)
3. Tour Operators - are required to book their groups at least 24 hours before the visit.
Reminders : During the visit to the Grand Mosque, you are required to dress and to behave in an appropriate way. At the entrance, women receive an abbaya to dress on that has to be returned at the end of the visit. Mosque Manners & Dress Code. Shoes must also be removed before entering the mosque.
Saturday-Thursday 9:00 am 10:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm 10:00 pm
Directions : Bus service 32 or 054 connects Zayed First Street (7th Street) with Grand Mosque.
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|Each piece of the plant decoration around the mosque is made of precious stone|