Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

One of the best things to do in Abu Dhabi is to go to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. For an unforgettable trip, get in touch with Captain Dunes. Hence, here are some interesting facts about the mosque that you should be aware of if you are considering taking a visit there. It is thought to be the third-biggest mosque in the world and the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates. The mosque, which occupies an area of 12 hectares, can hold more than 40,000 worshippers at once. On Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street, at the entrance to Abu Dhabi City Island, is where you'll find the mosque. The stunning structure is clearly seen from the Sheikh Zayed, Maqta, and Mussafah Bridges that connect the island to Abu Dhabi's mainland.

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These statistics about the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi wouldn't be complete without figures, so let's talk about them. There are 82 domes in all, with the largest being 85 meters high and 32.8 meters in diameter. They are of different sizes. These domes' interiors are decorated with beautiful Moroccan artwork. The mosque's four minarets were created using elements of Ottoman, Mameluke, and Moroccan architecture. The height of a minaret is 106 meters. The pillars of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque frequently display their splendor. The mosque has 1,192 pillars, 96 of which are found in the inner hall. A semi-precious stone called mother of pearl is embedded in the internal pillars. More...

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