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Jumeirah Mosque

Al Jumeira Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
04-353-6666
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Ranked #31 of 188 attractions in Dubai
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Type: Religious Sites
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Learn about Muslim religious practices and Emirati culture by visiting the Jumeirah Mosque, Dubai’s only mosque open to the general public 6 days a... more » Owner description: Learn about Muslim religious practices and Emirati culture by visiting the Jumeirah Mosque, Dubai’s only mosque open to the general public 6 days a week for scheduled tours. Jumeirah Mosque showcases the medieval Fatimid tradition in its stone construction. Tours are offered every day accept Fridays. Tours begin at 10am sharp. No pre-registration required, plan to arrive at 9:45 am for pre-entry instructions. Doors will close at 10:05am and will reopen at 11:15am. One tour daily. « less
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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

If you don't know much about Islam I'd recommend visiting, it is very informative and interesting. I previously lived in Saudi Arabia so have the knowledge but had never been inside a mosque which was great to see and I did learn new things. downside- I thought it was a tour when it was actually sit down on the floor... More

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Ottawa
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The information provided is excellent. This is a large mosq in Dubai bit not comparable to the one in Abu Dhabi.

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Ajax, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

While this mosque is certainly not the largest in the Emirates, it certainly is the most worth going to see. As well as seeing the construction and the extent of the decor, there is an extremely informative presentation about Islam.

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Southampton
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This is the only mosque where non muslims are allowed to visit and they do one tour a day at 10am (except Friday). Women need to have their hair covered and wear clothes that cover the shoulders and legs appropriately. They will provide you with scarves and abayas if you are incorrectly dressed. You start by having the cleansing rituals... More

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New York
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81 reviews 81 reviews
10 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I enjoyed visiting this attraction. My visit was very informative and the presenter was very knowledgable as well as open to discussion. The building itself was very beautiful but can not be compared to the Grand mosque in Abu Dhabi. Although I am very knowledgable of the muslim religion I found that I still learned quite alot. I highly recommend... More

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Sligo, Ireland
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

it was very informative of the muslim releigion we had an english woman giving the talk and she delivered it very well

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Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We did the tour and loved hearing about the religion and culture. There was also a Q&A. Gorgeous on the inside and extremely educational and lovely.

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Barrie Ontario
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I expected a tour of an over the top (typical Dubai) mosque. Instead we got a 45 min lecture on the ways of the Islam/Muslim faith and why/how they pray. Don't go if you have restless young children

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New Delhi, India
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Went for Jumeirah Mosque tour. Must visit around 9.30 am to book tour which starts at 10 am. They close the gate at 9.50 approx & do not let any more person's in. So, be on time. I was the only Asian amidst 50-60 westerners. Briefing is done on Islam as a religion & they also take questions ( virtually... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The beauty of this mosque is there is an open minded concept as people are keen to understand other religions and their behavioral patterns though the basic concept is Islamic and social ventures are undertaken by the mosque for the benefit of the world community. Apart from its own architectural beauty all people associated with this movement are very good... More

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