1. United Arab Emirates
  2. Abu Dhabi
  3. Sheikh Zayed Mosque

From Abu Dhabi: Mosque, Qasr Al Watan & Etihad Towers

Product ID: 237897
Enjoy a day tour to 3 famous landmarks in Abu Dhabi, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Qasr Al Watan, and the Etihad Towers. Experience 3 different aspects of the city: spirituality, culture, and luxury as you discover incredible monuments and architecture.
About this activity
Duration: 5 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German, Spanish, Italian, French

Pickup included

Pickup is available from Abu Dhabi city hotels, apartments, and the cruise terminal in Port Zayed. Pickup from Abu Dhabi Airport available from Premier Inn Hotel Abu Dhabi.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Wonder at the grand opulence of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • Acquaint yourself with the Arabic heritage and culture at Qasr Al Watan Palace
  • Enjoy the panoramic views of the city from the observation deck of Etihad Towers
Full description
Get picked up by the representative from your hotel or selected location in Abu Dhabi. Hop into an air-conditioned vehicle and get ready to explore the capital city of UAE.

Make your first stop at the beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a world-famous example of Islamic architecture. See the fabulous craftsmanship of the mosque which can accommodate around 40,000 worshippers inside its walls. Here you can also notice the world’s largest hand-knotted carpet, 82 domes, chandeliers, and flower-patterned designs.

After that, head to Marina Mall for a lunch break. Either dine in the mall restaurants or food court, at your own expense. Continue on to the Etihad Towers - a complex of 5 opulent skyscrapers. This entertainment hub offers you the chance for leisure dining and shopping. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Abu Dhabi city from the observation deck of the Etihad Towers.

Finally, visit Qasr Al Watan which is a tribute to Arabic heritage and craftsmanship. Gain an insight into governance, knowledge, and artistry that has shaped the nation of UAE. At the end of the tour, get dropped off back at your hotel or a select location in Abu Dhabi.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned modern vehicle
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Abaya for ladies during the mosque visit (to be returned after use)
  • Cold mineral water
What’s Not Included
  • Any extra services or expenses (excluding the above)
  • Guidance inside the Qasr Al Watan Palace (entrance only)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• You must follow a strict dress code while entering the mosque and palace; no shorts or sleeveless tops, and knees, shoulders and tattoos must be covered for both women and men
• The company will provide you with an Abaya (a long black dress with headscarf), which must be given back; there won’t be any clothing provided for men
• The mosque will remain open from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Fridays. The mosque is closed to tourists during Islamic festivals and also on specific dates and it will be announced by the authorities a few days prior to the occasion
• During any Presidential Events, Qasr Al Watan might shut down to the public without any previous announcements
• There is a shuttle bus service to the entrance from the main gate of the palace
• Guided tours are not allowed within the palace; your guide will narrate important information about the palace before the visit
• This tour is not wheelchair accessible
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 36 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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We were picked up from the hotel on time and from there we went straight to the mosque. Since we were there very early, it was still pleasantly empty. As a woman, the tour guide Imran gave you an abaya to enter the mosque. We were there about one hour to one and a half. The Presidential Palace afterwards was no less worth seeing. Finally, we went to the 73rd floor of the Etihad Towers. Overall, we can only recommend the tour.

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October 3, 2019

This tour was really great and eventful. Since we were late, we had a cheap lunch in the Marina Mall. All 3 sights are unique.

December 24, 2019

I enjoyed being picked up from and returned to my hotel. The drivers were very polite and the tour guide Haseeb was interesting, fun, accommodating and professional. The tour exceeded my expectations. Thanks. Mr. B

December 16, 2019

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Product ID: 237897