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Al Bidyah Mosque

Address: Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #1 of 23 things to do in Fujairah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Small mosque but interesting to see this old building. Surroundings are beautiful gardens and 2 forts on hill. Women are allowed in and given cloth to cover hair. Doesn't cost to enter mosque or forts!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

This was the last stop on our half day bus tour and we arrived just as the mosque was closed to visitors. I suppose it would have been unpleasant to have several hundred tourists traipsing through the small structure at the same time. It was smaller than the "rock mosque" we visited in Capadoccia but is the oldest in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Went on a hunt for this mosque while in Dibba, the fort and mosque were very quaint and interesting to see, including the view from the top! It was worth the trip but not a lot of informaton given but very nice to see and explore.

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Marathon, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

this mosque is around 35 kilometres from fujayrah, but you can see many things around and the road is close to the sea so is nice driving there.... you can walk up on the roof and this is very interesting because from there you can see everything around. the mosque you can visit it even if you are not muslim... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

This is a very small mosque probably 60 Sqm. It is the oldest mosque in the U.A.E. It is like a 10 minute drive from Khorfakkan. At most you will spend 30 min I this place but it is ok to see. A pic of you the mosque and the watch tower is pretty nice.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Its actually Called Al badiyah mosque,since there are no wooden structures inside the mosque they could detect teh correct age of mosque but structure wise it doesn't have a dome,the mosque has an ancient well system for washing hands and legs and also there are watch towers beside the mosque and an elevatee

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Fujairah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

With all those skyscrapers and record-breaking buildings in the neighbouring emirates, this structure located just before the Dibba highway going back to Fujairah proper is the UAE's one, true ground-breaking architectural pride.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

It is very (too) close to the main road but still there is a very peaceful and spiritual atmosphere around this old mosque (dating back 600 years)..No minaret, just a soft, sand colour, round, almost feminine little building with narrow patio and an old tree beside.>>

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Took a long drive from Dubai to the outskirts to Fujairah and visited the oldest mosque. The view from the top was stunning and you could even catch the sunset. The architecture of the mosque was well preserved. Definitely a place to visit!

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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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