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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi

This large white mosque is located at the entrance of Abu Dhabi island, on Airport Road, just before Maqta Bridge when you come from city centre.
It is truly immense, and its location (near the motorway) makes it immediately noticed by all visitors.
Interior of Sheikh Zayed Grand Modque in Abu Dhabi
Interior of Sheikh Zayed Grand Modque in Abu Dhabi

Documentary of Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Its construction began in 2000 and finished in 2007, and cost more than USD 1 billion (various estimates place it between 500 million and $ 2 billion). As late as 2011, the gardens around the mosque and the entrances of the park are being finalized.

The walls and ceiling of the mosque are entirely in white marble. In the vast courtyard paved with white marble, colored marble with floral motifs adorn the corners.

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

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