Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque half-day tour from Dubai
- Discover a stunning monument to Islamic architecture at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
- Marvel at impressive features, such as the marble mosaics and Swarovski chandeliers
- Get a better understanding of Islamic culture and the vision of the former president of the UAE
- Take some spectacular photos of the complex and its impressive structures
Depart Dubai and journey to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi by a modern, air-conditioned vehicle. On arrival, marvel at the 8th largest mosque in the world. Spread over 30 acres, the magnificent structure took more than a decade to build and now stands as a showcase for the United Arab Emirate’s Islamic cultural heritage. Roam around the site, where up to 40,000 worshippers can be accommodated at any one time.
Marvel at priceless features, such as the huge Swarovski crystal chandeliers, floral mosaics and artifacts of gold, silver and marble. Be amazed by the gigantic carpet in the main prayer hall. Measuring 60,570 square feet and weighing 35 tons, the carpet was made in Iran and is the result of the toil of thousands of carpet weavers over 2 years! Take stunning souvenir photos of the complex and its awe-inspiring architecture, and get a better appreciation of the vision of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the late president of the UAE and the mastermind behind the mosque. Depart Abu Dhabi and journey back to Dubai for drop off at your hotel or designated location.
- Pick-up/drop-off at your Dubai hotel or preferred location
- Transfers by clean, air-conditioned vehicle
- All admission fees for attractions mentioned in the tour description
- English-speaking driver as guide
- Cold mineral water
- Children(3-11): reduced
You will be picked up from your Dubai hotel. Please provide your hotel information when you make your booking.
- Pick-up from Al Maha Resort, Bab Al Shams, Discovery, Ibn Battuta, Jebel Ali, Motor and Investment Cities or any hotels far from central Dubai is available for an additional fee based on your location
- The pick-up time will be within 45 minutes of your booked tour time
- If there are any changes, you will be notified by email, WhatsApp or phone call
- The tour duration includes the pickup and dropoff
- Know before to go: Men must not reveal any flesh above their knees and their shoulders must be covered. Failure to do so will result in a refused entry. Please note, no clothes are provided for men
- It is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during any Islamic festival
- Operates daily
- Hotel pick-up Saturday-Thursday at 8.00am
- Hotel pick-up Friday at 3.30pm
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