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“Amazing!!”

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
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City Tour of Abu Dhabi: Sheik Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace, Marina Mall
Ranked #1 of 144 things to do in Abu Dhabi
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Amazing!!”
Reviewed November 10, 2013

We visited here without knowing the prayer times. We happened to arrive 20 minutes before prayers were due to finish but we were not allowed to park in the car park so we went to the nearby Ritz Carlton for a coffee to kill time.

The delay was well worth while as this is an amazing building. It would have been helpful if some audio was available to give more information and education.

Ladies can leave a 50 AED deposit for a hijab.

Well worth a visit.

Visited November 2013
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Annecy, France
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“Do not miss!!!!”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

Fantastic, beautiful, amazing!!!
DO NOT MISS IT!!!
Try to wear respectful clothes when you go there. Eventhough they lend you some, they are very strict.
Do not forget your camera and go there an hour before sunset if possible.
You need around one and a half hour to really enjoy the place.

Visited November 2013
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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“Absolutely Beautiful”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

It was beautiful inside and out. The most beautiful that I have ever seen. Our guide gave us 25 minutes; much too short a time to truly savor the beautiful surroundings. My husband used the bathroom and that was an experience for him. Take off shoes; wear slippers, etc. Had a little laugh. No wonder the guide said if you don't need to use the bathroom, wait till you get back to the hotel. Just to get ready with the proper clothing was daunting as it was super hot and to be so so covered was an undertaking. However it is all due to respect and a visit not to be missed.

Visited October 2013
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“Awe inspiring”
Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

Wow! What an amazing place. Not only are the views stunning but the tour guides are exceptionally knowledgable, explaining every aspect of the mosque and many facets of Islam.

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Katy, Texas
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“Grandiose and beautiful art”
Reviewed November 8, 2013

While visiting our kids in Abu Dhabi, we went on a one hour tour of the Mosque in the morning (ten AM). The overall architecture, artwork and openness were amazing! Highly educational to hear about this religion too.

Visited November 2013
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