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Dubai: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Tour with Photographer

Dubai: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Tour with Photographer

From US$ 70 per person

Explore the splendid Islamic architecture of the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque with a photographer. Join a half-day morning or afternoon tour and benefit from round-trip transfers from your hotel in Dubai and the free photography coverage.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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
Pickup included
Pickup is available from your hotel in central Dubai, Port Rashid, the Holiday Inn Express at Dubai International Airport, and Pullman Hotel Deira city center in Sharjah City. Pickup from Al Maha Resort, Bab Al Shams, Motor and Investment Cities or any hotels far from central Dubai is available for an additional fee of $27.
Private or small groups available


  • Enjoy exclusive photography coverage with Sheikh Zayed Mosque in the background
  • See the world’s largest hand-woven carpet and the world’s largest chandelier
  • Marvel at glass panels studded with Swarovski crystals, a magical sight for travelers
  • See the reflective pools surrounding the mosque, a worthy sight
  • Get a better understanding of Islamic culture and the vision of the former president of the UAE
  • Receive soft copy images within 2 to 3 days after you tour
Full description
Depart from Dubai for the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque located in Abu Dhabi. You will be accompanied by a professional photographer to capture the best moments of your journey. The contemporary Islamic architecture accommodates thousands of visitors at a time. This tour offers an exclusive photoshop with the mosque as the backdrop, allowing you to get some beautiful snapshots. The interior of the mosque welcomes you with floral patterns and indigenous calligraphies. The exterior surfaces are composed of Sivec marble from Greece and Macedonia which makes it as grand as the name suggests. The main dome of the mosque persists as one of the largest mosque domes in the world. The photographer will get some amazing shots of these architectural wonders and you are free to pose in front of these structures to get photographed. It would be a privilege to get the professional photographs of world’s largest hand-woven carpet, largest marble mosaic floral design, largest chandelier, and glass panels studded with Swarovski crystals which are some of the infinite attractions of the mosque. You can see the reflective pools surrounding the mosque adding to its glory. You will never get tired of exploring and capturing every angle of this beautiful architecture. It is the photo sessions at each and every angle of the Grand Mosque that makes this trip memorable.
  • Professional photography coverage during the tour
  • Pickup and drop-off at your preferred location in Dubai city center
  • Transfers by clean, air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking driver
  • Cold mineral water
  • Any additional expenses which are not mentioned in the package
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
  • You must present a negative rapid test taken on the same day of the activity
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Photos will be shared the day after the tour via email
  • Complimentary pick-up is available from hotels in central Dubai
  • The pick-up time will be within 45 minutes of your booked tour time. If there are any changes, you will be notified by email or WhatsApp
  • 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. The supplier can provide a local Abaya and scarf (long black dress) if needed. Men must not reveal any flesh 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
  • Please note it is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during any Islamic festival
  • This tour may be conducted in two different languages simultaneously
  • Unfortunately, his tour cannot accommodate wheelchairs
  • It is advised to have sunglasses with you during the tour
  • Large luggage is not allowed
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 248 reviews

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My friend and I had a great time at the tour. The entire journey was smooth and there was no delay from the pick up to entering the Grand Mosque and queuing. Our guide Shakil was very patient and also guided us well. The tour was very informative with information on the history of Dubai and our surroundings on our journey to Abu Dhabi as well. Our photographer was also very professional and efficient and gave us ideas of poses to do.

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December 30, 2019

They staff was wonderful. Noce air-conditioned van; slept on the way there and bag. Guide was very sweet and knowledgeable. The pics turned out great although they take them at pre-determined spots; not any spontaneous shots. The Mosque is breathtaking and definitely a must see. Also in case you want to wear a colorful abaya instead of the black ones they have, there are stores there where you can purchase but semi expensive.

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December 30, 2019

Our tour was amazing , mr Adnan is extremely professional tour guide , we have the opportunity to learn about Emirates and there heritage, hi tour us all the time and explain us every single detail of the mosque , hi impressed us , hi did his job with passion, we recomen this tour with mr Adnan, the must is a tour that we recommend because is espectacular

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December 18, 2019

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