Photograph of the week: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi, UAE

This shot of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi was taken on a crystal clear winter day. It is one of the world’s largest mosques and is open for tours to Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Led by Emirati locals, these tours and Q&A sessions offer important insights into United Arab Emirates culture. The mosque’s impressive and iconic architecture, featuring 82 domes, over 1000 columns, and gorgeously impressive chandeliers, is truly an Abu Dhabi “must see”.

Thank you to Jennifer Garcia-Alonso of The Purple Passport, for permission to re-produce the image.

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Comments (3)

  1. John says:

    This picture is absolutely awesome. Its greatness and purity… :D

    Never been to Abu Dhabi, but it’s in my list of destinations to go before I turn 30

  2. Charles says:

    I would say it’s one of the most amazing and beautiful places all over UAE. A great piece of architecture!!

  3. pauljosefh says:

    Thanks for sharing an amazing post. This city of UAE is popular for Sheikh Zayed Mosque which is admirable for its structure and iconic architecture.

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