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Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque Half-Day Tour from Dubai

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    Stop At: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street, 5th St, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

    Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel/ accommodation and take you to the imposing Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. This is one of the most prominent symbols of contemporary Islamic architecture in the world. It took 11 years to complete this immense mosque, which covers over 30 acres of Land. 

    The incredible view of the Grand Mosque will be a feast for your eyes as it combines the cultural diversity of Islamic art with modern architecture and design. The exterior surfaces of the Grand Mosque are covered in Sivec marble from Greece and Macedonia and its main dome is one of the largest mosque-domes in the world.

    Get to the Mosque to watch its rich traditional designs from floor to ceiling. The mosque offers plenty of attractions, most notable among them are the world’s largest hand-woven carpet (measuring around 60,570 sq ft. this carpet was hand-woven by about 1,200 - 1,300 carpet knitters), the world's largest marble mosaic floral design, the world's third-largest chandelier (that adorns the main prayer hall), and glass panels studded with Swarovski crystals.

    The Mosque interiors are richly decorated with verses of the Holy Quran in three varieties of Arabic calligraphy. As you move around the premises you can see the reflective pools that surround the Mosque, which in turn amplify its beauty. Overall you will never get tired exploring this gigantic structural masterpiece. After completing the Mosque visit and a few memorable photo sessions, you will be dropped back at your hotel/ accommodation.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Departure Point
    Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up from Dubai Central Hotels or Towers. Pick-up from Movenpick Ibn Battuta, Al Maha Resort, Bab Al Shams, Jebel Ali, Sport, Motor, Investment Cities and Silicon Oasis City or any hotels far from Dubai Central is available only with additional cost based on the location or to come near to the central area. Pick-up will be within 45 minutes of your booked time. If there are any changes, you will be notified by WhatsApp, phone call or e-mail. Pick-up from Niaf, Gold Souq and Al Sabkha area is available at Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel Deira. Pickup from Dubai Airport is available from Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport Hotel, to reach here you can use a local taxi (recommended) or hotel shuttle bus (both are chargeable). The duration of the tour includes the pick-up and drop off times.
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel/accommodation pickup and drop-off (central Dubai hotels only)
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional licensed tour guide
    • Cold mineral water
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Any additional services or expenses not specified as included
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - On Fridays opens from 5:00 pm till 7:00 pm and will be closed some certain dates and announcement of these days mostly few days before only, also it is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during any Islamic festival.
    • Mosque dress code : Mosques have very strict dress codes for visitors. Women must wear long, loose clothing and ensure their arms and legs are fully covered. Women are also required to keep their heads covered at all times. If needed, the company will provide you with an abaya: a long, black garment with a head scarf which must be returned back. Men must be covered from just above the knees, and cover their shoulders. Failure to do so will result in refused entry. The company does not provide any kind of clothing for men
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 150 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Firstly our tour guide Gigi was exceptional, entertaining, very informative about the mosque and Emarites life. A fun experience even with the heat, a perfect must do from Dubai,!just right length of time. Well organized with pick up from the hotel (we were at the...More

    Thank Paul-Naoum
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    A great afternoon out with our tour guide who was very informative and light hearted. Especially liked the floral mosaic, made the mosque look majestic. Very nice trip. We really liked

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Chris8oc
    PrivateDubaiTours, Guest Relations Manager at Private Dubai Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your valuable feedback. It is indeed great that you thoroughly enjoyed the services. We look forward to more travel venture with you. Regards Catherine | Private Dubai Tours

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    My girlfriend and I booked a morning tour, and the night before the tour we were sent a whatsapp message to confirm our booking, and to confirm our pick up time. The message did state to be connected to the wifi - as messages would...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank ped365
    PrivateDubaiTours, Guest Relations Manager at Private Dubai Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thanks for sharing your valuable words with us. We are extremely happy to hear that our staff are performing well to meet our customer’s expectations. Hope you will suggest this tour to your family and friends. Once again thank you so much for...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I was in Dubai for work and not sure what to do by myself at the weekend. I decided I wanted to see the Grand Mosque as it's only about an hour from Dubai. The tour was perfect for a solo traveller as a car...More

    2  Thank MsBovary8
    Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

    My husband and i went on the half day tour and it was great. Ruhee was our tour guide and she was awesome, she knew just about everything about Abu Dhabi and the mosque. We would definitely recommend this trip, was definitely a highlight of...More

    Thank Teresa H
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    EuniceC888
    18 September 2019|
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    Response from PrivateDubaiTours | Property representative |
    Hi, Greetings. Yes, We can pick you up from JA Ocean View Hotel, The Walk - Dubai, you can go ahead and book the tour. Regards Catherine | Private Dubai Tours
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    8 September 2019|
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    Response from PrivateDubaiTours | Property representative |
    Hi, Greetings. Yes pick up is available from Media One Hotel. Regards Catherine | Private Dubai Tours
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    am794610
    5 September 2019|
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    Response from PrivateDubaiTours | Property representative |
    Hi, Yes, pick up will be available from Al Bandar Rotana. Regards Catherine | Private Dubai Tours
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