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Al Bidyah Mosque

Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Fujairah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

A very Beautiful Historical mosque.A Totally Different structure,if you Compare it to other mosques in UAE.Very Attractive and Amazing place for those who like historical places.i felt a lot peace and joy after prayer at this mosque.Must Visit

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The mosque is older than most structures you will see in the Emirates, and is still in use as a house of prayer to this day. It is worth a visit. Our trip coincided with a coachload of other tourists who correctly removed their footware before entering the holy place, but many of whose socks were not freshly-laundered, giving the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This entire visit shouldn't take more than 30-40 minutes. We came after visiting hours, but luckily it was prayer time so they opened the gate. We are Muslim so we were able to go inside and pray, my mother (who isn't Muslim) was also able to go in with me and take a look around. Afterwards, we walked up to... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Al Bidyah Mosque is situated about 35km from Fujairah. It is tiny but very beautiful and definitely worth a trip out. It is open in the morning from 9 till 12, no entry charge. Ladies must dress modestly, hair, arms and legs covered or you will be asked to wear an abbeya by the caretaker. If you are feeling adventurous... More 

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Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

It's a must to visit such a lovely place when u r in Fujairah, a part of this city history is located there people there are so helpful and so nice attitude and behaviour.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

place is such a nice contain historical structure and islamic history although its not confirmed but heard one of companion of prophet Mohammad pbuh visited this mosque during his traveling from this way ..

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Its a grand Mosque & well maintained. We could see it from outside only. It was Eid time & we preferred not to visit it

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The mosque is a religious symbol, as hazrat ali once while travelling stopped there to pray. It is however not mentioned on the board of this mosque for the reasons that people would mis use the place as make bidah. Other than the religious aspect, its an antique place, you would love to see the architecture of the way its... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The history of UAE is not very much visible everywhere and there are very few places across the country where you can find something old, Bidya Mosque being one of them. It's a small mosque with some unique architectural traits, full of people after 4PM every day. I recommend going there in morning when no one is there and you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It was hard to find, but beautiful when we did. Theres a nice fort beside it with views over the ocean

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