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General description: Sheikh Zayed Grand MosqueThe Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nayhan Mosque in Abu Dhabi is a major national religious and educational building, built for the people of Abu Dhabi by their much loved ruler Sheikh Zayed, who sadly passed away before the building was completed.
The Grand Mosque is clad in marble and gold mosaic with each of four minarets rising to a height of 107 meters, with an 80 meter tall main dome, the more than 22,000 m2 building is the third largest mosque in the world and already one of the worlds landmark religious structures, accommodating over 30,000 worshippers.
The mosque was officially opened in the Islamic month of Ramadan in 2007. The mosque is open to the public Saturday through Thursday mornings until noon, with a tour at 10.
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