Abu Dhabi Day Tour: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque & Architectural Marvels


Exploring the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi independently can lead to a somewhat superficial understanding of this grand place of worship, which happens to be the largest in the United Arab Emirates. To truly make the most of your visit, consider joining this half-day tour from Dubai, where an expert guide will accompany you to ensure you not only cover the mosque's highlights but also gain a deeper appreciation of its intricate details and rich history.

With the guidance of your knowledgeable tour guide, you'll have the opportunity to admire the mosque's stunning interiors, delve into the mesmerizing mosaics, and appreciate the artistry of its intricate calligraphy. This guided experience allows you to gain insights into the mosque's history and significance that you might otherwise miss when exploring on your own.

By joining this tour, you'll embark on a comprehensive exploration of Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Mosque, ensuring that you leave with a profound understanding of its architectural marvels and cultural importance. Furthermore, the convenience of round-trip transportation with pickup and drop-off at any Dubai location ensures a hassle-free and enriching experience.

Tour Info
  • Duration: 6 Hours
  • Departure time and location: Pickup will be from 8:00 AM and 8:45 AM for the Morning from your hotel
  • Return time and location: At 1:00 pm
  • Tour category: Tour From "Dubai"
Tour Highlights
  • Transportation: Depart from Dubai in a comfortable and air-conditioned vehicle for a 90-minute journey to Abu Dhabi.

  • Professional Guide: Your tour includes the services of a professional guide who will provide insights into the significance of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and its architectural marvels.

  • Mosque Visit: Explore the awe-inspiring Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which is the 8th largest mosque globally and a masterpiece of contemporary Islamic architecture. Admire its grandeur, intricate traditional patterns, and cultural diversity.

  • Architectural Marvels: Discover the mosque's architectural highlights, including the world's largest hand-woven carpet, the world's largest marble mosaic floral design, a massive chandelier, glass panels adorned with Swarovski crystals, and more.

  • Interior Beauty: Venture inside the mosque to admire its interiors, richly decorated with verses from the Holy Quran in various styles of Arabic calligraphy. Reflective pools surrounding the mosque enhance the serene atmosphere.

  • Return to Dubai: After the mosque visit, you'll return to Dubai, a city known for its modernity and cosmopolitan charm, showcasing the contrast between tradition and modernity in the UAE.

  • Drop-off: The tour includes comfortable transportation back to your selected location or hotel in Dubai.

  • Cold mineral water to keep you refreshed throughout the journey.


Activity - 1
Meet-up in Dubai

Depart from Dubai on a comfortable and air-conditioned vehicle, embarking on a 90-minute journey to reach the awe-inspiring Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Along the way, relax and enjoy the ride while your professional guide provides insights into the significance of this grand destination.

Activity - 2
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center

Upon arrival at the mosque, prepare to be captivated by its grandeur. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the 8th largest mosque globally, an architectural masterpiece that accommodates thousands of worshippers simultaneously. This monumental structure, covering over 30 acres of land, took 11 years to complete and stands as one of the most significant examples of contemporary Islamic architecture worldwide.

The mosque's exterior is adorned with Sivec marble sourced from Greece and Macedonia, while its central dome ranks among the largest mosque domes globally. The Grand Mosque is a visual feast, showcasing the cultural diversity of Islam through its modern architectural design. Marvel at the mosque's intricate traditional patterns, visible from the floor to the ceiling, truly embodying its "grand" title.

The mosque offers numerous attractions to explore. Highlights include the world's largest hand-woven carpet, covering approximately 60,570 square feet and crafted by over 1,200 to 1,300 skilled carpet knitters. You'll also encounter the world's largest marble mosaic floral design, the third-largest chandelier worldwide adorning the main prayer hall, glass panels adorned with Swarovski crystals, and much more.

As you venture inside the Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque, you'll find its interiors richly decorated with verses from the Holy Quran in three different styles of Arabic calligraphy. The reflective pools surrounding the mosque amplify its beauty, creating a serene and captivating atmosphere.

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Back to Dubai

After this awe-inspiring visit, you'll return to Dubai, a city known for its modernity and cosmopolitan charm. This day trip provides a unique opportunity to witness the striking contrasts between tradition and modernity that define the United Arab Emirates. It's a journey that allows you to immerse yourself in both cultural appreciation and urban allure, showcasing the diverse facets that make this region truly remarkable. Upon completion of your mosque visit, you'll be comfortably transported back to your selected location or hotel in Dubai.

Inclusions & Exclusions

    • Pickup and drop-off at your selected hotel or chosen location.
    • A clean and air-conditioned modern vehicle for comfortable transportation.
    • A professional licensed tour guide to provide you with insights and information during the tour.
    • Abayas for women, which will be provided and can be returned after use. Abayas are traditional loose-fitting robes commonly worn by women in some parts of the Middle East to maintain modesty.
  • Any extra services or expenses not mentioned.
  • Tipping

Current Season Price Details

Please Note that price changes per season, so the price will depend on the date you pick when check out
# Price
Solo Adult $ 70 /per adult
Group of (2-3) Adults $ 63 /per adult
Group of (4-6) Adults $ 60 /per adult
Group of (7-10) Adults $ 60 /per adult
Group of (11-more) Adults $ 60 /per adult
Child [age:6-11] $ 40 /per child
Infant [age:0-5] $ 0 /per infant

No deposit amount requested

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