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From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque Guided Tour

1. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque Guided Tour

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.

From Dubai: Cultural Abu Dhabi City Tour

2. From Dubai: Cultural Abu Dhabi City Tour

Have you ever considered touring Abu Dhabi's famous tourist attractions? Our full-day Abu Dhabi city tour will begin with a prompt pick-up from your preferred location or hotel in Dubai. Traveling for roughly 90 minutes witnessing the beauty on both sides we reach one of the world's most well-known indoor amusement parks, Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. Here we shall enjoy an incredible opportunity to capture some breathtaking photographs against the backdrop of this beautiful destination. The tour continues with a visit to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi's largest mosque and a symbol of religious harmony, tolerance, and diversity. The mosque's architectural marvels create a space that reflects true Islamic principles. Floral motifs, crystals, semi-precious stones, a giant hand-knotted carpet, and other embellishments are among the highlights to witness. The Heritage Village, one of Abu Dhabi's most fascinating historical landmarks, is the next stop, where we have the opportunity to witness the Islamic Art, traditional elements, Craftsman Center, and artifacts before enjoying a delicious meal from the mall's food court or restaurants at your own expense. We shall then visit the Corniche, with its prominent waterfront promenade, where we can also take some fantastic snaps of the two spectacular luxury landmarks, Emirates Palace and Etihad Towers before stopping by the Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi for a photo stop. As we wind up the full-day Abui Dhabi city tour, we will take you back to your hotel or preferred destination in Dubai.

Abu Dhabi: 4-Hour City Tour with Sheikh Zayed Mosque

3. Abu Dhabi: 4-Hour City Tour with Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Visit a selection of carefully-chosen highlights of the UAE’s lovely capital. From its remarkable modern buildings to glimpses into the past, this tour features some of the most stunning architecture to be found anywhere. Experience Abu Dhabi’s unique blend of culture and fine traditional arts and crafts in the oriental markets and Handicrafts Center. Enter a world where Islamic designs and elements feature in modern architecture, blending the new with ancient traditions of the East and the West.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Small-Group Day-Tour with Lunch

4. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Small-Group Day-Tour with Lunch

Discover the historic monuments and modern developments of Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirate and one of the most forward-looking cities in the Arabian Gulf, on a full-day tour from Dubai. Following a pickup from your hotel or accommodation, transfer to Abu Dhabi, a drive of approximately 1-hour. Stop to admire the golden minarets of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the largest mosque in the UAE, located at the entrance to the capital. Continue to the leaning Capital Gate Hyatt Hotel. Next, discover one of the landmarks of the city at the stunning Emirates Palace Hotel, boasting 1.3 kilometers of private beach and 85 hectares of gardens. Next, experience the more traditional side of the city at Heritage Village, where the museum details the customs of the Arabs before the discovery of oil. Enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the city’s luxurious 4 star hotels. After lunch, marvel at the dynamic developments of Saadiyat Islands. Then, en route back to Dubai, see the world’s only theme park dedicated to the Ferrari marque, along with the UAE’s high-tech Formula 1 racing circuit at Ferrari World on Yas Island.

Abu Dhabi Half-Day City Tour

5. Abu Dhabi Half-Day City Tour

This comprehensive 4-hour tour is the ideal introduction to the UAE capital and the island on which it stands. After pickup from your centrally located accommodation, your first stop is at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world. The stunning structure is completely clad in marble and features intricate Islamic decorations and carvings. Continue to the downtown area of Abu Dhabi, stopping at the Heritage Village and driving along the spectacular Corniche, past gleaming white mosques and elegant high-rise apartments. The remainder of the tour takes in the giant Saadiyat Island project where the Louvre and Guggenheim museums are being built to enhance the image of Abu Dhabi as a cultural city.

Sheikh Zayed Mosque: Half-Day Tour with Pickup in Dubai

6. Sheikh Zayed Mosque: Half-Day Tour with Pickup in Dubai

Take a guided tour to one of the most significant pieces of contemporary Islamic architecture in the world on a day tour from Dubai. Visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and walk its grounds with a guide. Depart Dubai and journey to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi in an air-conditioned vehicle. Relax in comfort on the drive with your professional guide. On arrival, marvel at the 8th largest mosque in the world. Taking 11 years to complete and covering over 30 acres of land, approach the Grand Mosque and have a feast for your eyes as it exhibits the cultural diversity of Islam with modern architecture and designs. See the exterior surface of the mosque, covered with Sivec marble from Greece and Macedonia. Its central dome is one of the largest mosque domes in the world. Go inside the mosque and admire its rich traditional designs, from floor to ceiling. Be stunned by the world's largest hand-woven carpet, a marble mosaic floral design, the third largest chandelier in the world, and glass panels studded with Swarovski crystals. Notice the interiors of the mosque, decorated with verses of the Holy Quran in 3 varieties of Arabic calligraphy. As you walk around the premises, see the reflective pools that surround the mosque and amplify its beauty. After completing your visit, relax on the drive back and reminisce on your time spent at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

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What people are saying about Abu Dhabi

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 2,741 reviews

The tour was amazing! I had the best tour guide Saaj! He was very knowledgeable, he made it interesting and lots of fun. I would recommend if your visiting Dubai to definitely go!

The Mosque was very beautiful, our guide Hassan was very Nice and friendly, the description, the visit, Hassan explinations was interessting, we learn a lot. A must to do

The visit was great, made by Ziad, it was extremely beautiful. The explanations of the mosque are very detailed. I recommend it!

I have wonderful Experience for this Mosque Visit and my tour person Mouhamed he is the best.

Very good Hassan was a really good guide Weather is really hot but really beautiful mosque