The Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

After fasting for a month, a long month of Ramadan, comes a full moon day bringing joyful day of EID-Al-Fitar. The joyous day, the day of celebration love, life and happiness. After a month long fasting of the month of Ramadan, the day had arrived, Eid-Al-Fitar.

The Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi  is about two hours drive from Dubai, the capital city of United Arab Emirates. With so much to offer in the capital city, the grand mosque, a beautiful place of God. This amazing architecture was designed by a Syrian architect. This historical place with modern values of architecture and art was constructed from 1996 to 2007 covering the are more than 30 acres.

The place manages the day-to-day operations, as a place of worship and Friday gathering, and also a center of learning and discovery through its educational cultural activities and visitor programs. With beautiful chandelier and mesmerizing structure, the grand mosque is the utmost place of worship. The most important thing to remember at this place is even if  you go without a hijab, they provide hijab to go inside the mosque, as it is one of the most important thing in Islam is to cover from head to toe before praying to Allah.

When a visitor enters the mosque, directed by the employee. All the visitors must dress conservatively, respecting the place of worship. Men should cover any tattoos or not expose too much of their bodies. Whereas, women should cover their hair and should also be covered. The area inside the premises is huge and you feel a different energy inside the mosque. You do not have to be a muslim to go inside the mosque, any religion, caste or culture can visit and pray inside. The huge and amazing chandelier, beautiful carpets, garden and the fountains will make sure you would love to take a picture inside.

The beautiful grand mosque in Abu Dhabi is one of the best places to visit while you are visiting the Emirates.


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One Comment

  1. Rajanee
    February 24, 2019

    ….. very nice …. loved that article ….. Hope to have another article including cultural stuff… 🙂

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