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“Better then the Taj Mahal” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
Sheikh Rashid Road (2nd St.), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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“Better then the Taj Mahal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

The Mosque is absolutely a wonder. The white marbles and the fresh air that spins through the hundreds of white columns creat the most amazing atmosphere. I really prefered the mosque then the Taj Mahal, that was absolutely devastated, stinky and extremely badly maintained.

Visited January 2013
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“BEAUTIFUL”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

The place is amazingly beautiful from the chandeliers to the carpets and to the structure itself. Cleanliness well maintained as the Mosque always looks new.

Visited November 2012
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“beautiful mosque”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

It is beautiful but women have to cover all their bodies (not very welcoming under the temperature of 47 C). The guided tour was very good, which gave me some insights about the mosque and Islam religion.

Visited August 2013
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“Amazing!! Beautiful!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This Mosque, outside of Abu Dhabi is one of the largest in the world. It is absolutely stunning! Women must cover their shoulders & their heads with a scarf. The correct clothing is available at no cost if you don't bring it with you. There are free 40 minute tours available including headphones so you can enjoy the narration. You can't wear shoes in the building, so barefeet or socks are the norm. Our bus tour only allowed us 40 minutes, so had to leave the tour early, very disappointed. I would allow at least 2 hours here.

Visited August 2013
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“Unique architecture makes it a must see”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

The architecture and scale/decadence of the world's largest mosque has to be seen to be believed. I am not particularly religious but one cannot fail to be awed by such a magnificent building. Definitely worth seeing once.

Visited August 2013
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