We know that some people aren’t easy to impress, but when you visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque it is impossible not to be amazed by beauty, architecture, sculpture, and decoration because here everything is fascinating and stunning.
One of the world’s largest mosques, having 82 domes, more than 1,000 columns, 24 carat gold chandeliers and a knotted carpet which is the world’s largest and impressive. As you enter in the principal basic prayer hall you will be astonished by a 10 metres in diameter and 15 metres in height chandelier, with a weight of twelve tonnes. If this isn’t amazing I don’t know what it is.
Around the mosque you can refine your eyes with pools which reflect light giving the impression of two worlds. White and gold are the colours which paint the view giving you the feeling of a kingdom and the way sun plays with these colours is something you don’t want to miss. In the night you can enjoy a natural light show given by the moon and improved with a unique lightning system.
As a tourist you can enjoy a “Sunset Tour” which begins at 5pm, but because you have the chance to be part of this extraordinary place, take some time to relax and maybe meditate here and come earlier.
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is open every day to those who want to visit it and to enrich their memories with beautiful places. On Friday morning it is open only for worshipers. From 9am to 10pm, with the last entry at 9.30pm, you can enter and visit the beauty of this place from Saturday to Thursday and on Fridays from 4.30 pm to 10 pm. You can also have a guide with you in case you want to learn more about this marvelous place.
These places are meant to be appreciated and seen with sparkles in your eyes because are unique and precious.