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Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque Half-Day Tour from Dubai

Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque Half-Day Tour from Dubai

From US$ 63 per person

Explore one of the world's most spectacular sites of worship on a half-day guided tour of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Benefit from round-trip transfers from your hotel in Dubai.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 5 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Complimentary pick up is available from Dubai city hotels, apartments, and Dubai Cruise Terminal (Port Rashid). Pick up from Dubai Airport is available from Holiday Inn Airport Hotel. Pick up will be made within 0-40 minutes of your selected time as per your location.
Private or small groups available

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Experience

Itinerary
2 hours
  • Dubai

  • 1.5 hours
  • Sheikh Zayed Mosque

  • 1.5 hours
  • Dubai

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • 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
Full description

Depart Dubai and journey to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi by modern air-conditioned vehicle. Relax in comfort on the 90-minute drive with your professional guide. 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 that can accommodate up to 40,000 worshippers 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 memorable 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 a drop-off at your hotel or designated location.

Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from Dubai accommodations
  • Transfers by clean, air-conditioned vehicle
  • 2-hour visit at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • English-speaking guide
  • Abaya and scarf (long black attire) for ladies (to be returned)
  • Cold mineral water
  • Clothes for men
  • Other expenses
  • Gratuities (not mandatory)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Women must wear long, loose clothing to ensure that their arms and legs are fully covered. Women are also required to cover their heads at all times
  • If required, a long abaya with scarf (long black attire) may be borrowed from the local partner
  • Men must not reveal skin above their knees and their shoulders must be covered. Failure to do so will result in refused entry. Please note, no clothes are provided for men.
  • The duration of the tour includes time required for travel to and from the destination
  • It is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during any Islamic festivals
  • All passengers must carry a vaccination card while traveling (digitally or physically) and proof of PCR test taken in the last 30 days (either in another country or from Dubai)
  • Everyone must carry their original passport while traveling
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 3024 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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The tour to Abu Dhabi was amazing. One of the best tour I did during my stay. Mohammed Ali arrived on time for the pick up. Very bright guide, always smiling and enthusiastic. We learn more about Dubai and Abu Dhabi on our way the the mosque. He gave me a beautiful Abaya to wear in the mosque and provided water when needed. As a solo traveler I could count on Mohammed Ali to take great pictures. In fact every person on the tour could. He knew the best spot to make pictures. Besides this tour, he also gave tips for the expo 2020. I would definitely recommend this trip with Mohammed Ali. He is a very warm person!

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November 21, 2021

If you are planning to visit the Mosque (which is a must-do from my perspective, if you are visiting UAE), this is the best way to do it. Paolo, our guide, ensured from the beginning of our interaction (a few days before and the night before our trip) that we will have everything in place to enter the Mosque (vaccination / PCR certificates, appropriate clothing, etc.). Paolo is a real rockstar - he gave us some great insights on the mosque's history and told us many other beautiful stories regarding Dubai / Abu Dhabi and all the Emirates. With such a great attitude (always laughing, chit-chatting, taking care of the whole group), Paolo should be the chosen one for this experience.

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November 20, 2021

Incredible guide, a very good knowledge of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, available to take photos, give all the explanations of the mosque's stories, the guide Paolo very kind, he gives us bottles of cold water on arrival and on the way back, a guide that I recommend 100 times very very kind

November 20, 2021

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