• Largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates and eighth largest in the world. Named after Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founder and first President of the UAE.
  • The design of the Mosque can be best described as a fusion of Arab, Mughal and Moorish architecture. Its archways are basically Moorish and its minarets classically Arab.
  • There are 4 minarets with a height of 115 meters.
  • There are a total of 82 domes of seven different sizes covering the outside yard and the main building.
  • The courtyard is paved with floral marble designs and measures about 17,000 sqm.
  • Most expensive mosque to date as well, with a final bill of 2 billion dirhams (€ 415 million)
  • Detalle perfecto ! - oo Felix oo
  • See UNESCO's Cordoba mosque here: www.flickr.com/photos/pacocanker/4072273881/
  • Paco Cabeza-Lopez
  • Check out Dubai's Burj Khalifa, world's tallest building, here: www.flickr.com/photos/pacocanker/5619683411/
  • Check Dubai's Burj Al Arab here: www.flickr.com/photos/pacocanker/5653723211/

Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - أبو ظبي‎ مسجد الشيخ زايد

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  1. archie0 - thanks for 2 million + views!! 48 months ago | reply

    Great light and composition here Paco!

  2. ~mimo~ 48 months ago | reply

    beautiful shot! Thanks for your comment!

  3. Ry* 47 months ago | reply

    wow that amazing!

  4. Irène V. 47 months ago | reply

    awesome photo!

  5. Synapped 47 months ago | reply

    Wowow, what an awe-inspiring building! Perfectly photographed =)

  6. 枪枪苏 43 months ago | reply

    fantastic symmetry ..!

  7. anoop_gkris 43 months ago | reply

    Beautiful !!!!

  8. kamilahava 43 months ago | reply

    Beautiful Shot!!

  9. mamasain 42 months ago | reply

    Excellent Night Shot & well captured

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  10. mamasain 41 months ago | reply

    Wonderful light and composition !

  11. RAuNFfm 41 months ago | reply

    Well done!

  12. jp.pt 38 months ago | reply

    Esteticamente perfeita, parabéns!

  13. felym 37 months ago | reply

    This is a gorgeous capture!

  14. monchoparis 36 months ago | reply

    Tremenda, preciosas luces !!

  15. R.J.E. 36 months ago | reply

    Excellent composition

  16. belle_71 31 months ago | reply

    Великолепный вид! Очень красиво! Спасибо за фото! :-))

  17. shamimahmad384@ymail.com 23 months ago | reply

    What a lovely amazing 'masque'. Fantastic symmetry! I very well taken.

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