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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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Reviewed today

Visiting this place was one of my motives for staying in the city and I am so glad we did. It is special to be allowed an insight into as different culture and we really appreciated it. I would just say that they are quite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed today

This really is a must do in Abu Dhabi. It's free but you have to register. We got there just after 9:30am and there were no queues but it was clear from the large queuing systems install the lines can be long. I recommend that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank drc225
Reviewed today

We visited this beautiful mosque in 2018. Beautiful outside and inside. Either the toilet. The Muslim women black dress is much cooler when wearing it than how it looks. Wish the guide gave us more time to walk around.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Shirley W
Reviewed yesterday

This is a fantastic building and the tour is a fantastic experience. The workmanship and decoration is second to non and the atmosphere is truly middle eastern. Do go for the free guided tour as you will miss a lot without it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rob v
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing tour guides and place to visit. Perfect time to visit is afternoon during sunset so that the mosque can be viewed in both day light and night time ...

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

My husband and I went to visit the Grand Mosque Feb. 20th 2019. We took in the free tour the mosque offers daily, our guide was Sarah, she gave us the most amazing experience. There were so many facts to learn about that you would...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed yesterday

Make sure to procure VIP access. Sure worth the money, time and hassle to dress appropriately. A definite cultural and architectural experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anonymous1024
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing place, this place is a must for a visit breathtaking is an understatement. Do not be put off by the long lines for registration, the wait is worth every minute.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank kevin5659
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Mosque art and ambience is out of the world it shows how much efforts they have put to build this. Every part of piece shows the importance for detailing the builder has put in.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank srahilahmed
Reviewed yesterday

An absolutely great visit. It is FREE and the place is breathtaking. There are also free tours inside. Building completed in 2006 after 10 years planning and 11 year construction. Great picture opportunities. I recommend at least 2-3 hours for the visit. Bus 094 drops...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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JanieK0213
3 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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28 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
28 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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