Travel Time: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

One of United Arab Emirates architectural pride can be be found in its capital city, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque or the Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi.

We consider it as an architectural pride not just because of its magnificient architecture but the purpose of why this building exist.

This mosque was not not established for certain sect of Islam. This architectural project was created to unite cultural diversity among Muslims around the world. This could be a gathering place for everyone.

Today, even non-Muslims gather here to observe this magnificent project started by UAE's late president, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The late president's legacy went beyond uniting muslims but also made this place a tourist destination in the United Arab Emirates.

Locals claimed that this place can accommodate more than 40,000 people for feast or what they call, Eid.

Library and museums can be found here. You'll be able to see many artifacts about their history, arts and science discoveries from their earlier civilization.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
View outside the Grand Mosque
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Beautiful chandelier that can be found inside the grand mosque
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Wall with calligraphy
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Grand Mosque Hallway

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