About Grand Mosque, Dubai

A structure of architectural excellence, the Grand Mosque Dubai is an epitome of beauty, skilled planning, and grandeur. The Mosque exhibits, strong religious and cultural sentiments of the city and its people. Built in traditional Islamic style, the mosque provides a picturesque captivating view when completely lit at night. With nine large and forty-five smaller domes and five large Quranic inscriptions at the entrance, the place sure demands its due respect and a visit. Around 1200 people together can offer prayers inside the mosque.

 

Must See

  • The Iranian architecture.
  •  Blue Mosaic work.
  • Quranic Inscriptions at the entrance.
  •  Big and small Domes.
  • Altonian style Minaret.
  •  Beautifully wooden handcrafted windows.
  • Dubai Creek.
  •  Dubai Waterfall.

How to reach

Al Fahidi is the nearest metro station to the mosque.

Tips

  • The Grand mosque hosts the tallest Minaret of Dubai.
  • The minaret is 70 m tall and looks like a lighthouse tower.
  • Non-Muslims are not allowed to enter the prayer hall to offer prayers.
  • Non-Muslims can enter the minarets to admire architectural excellence.
  • The visitors should be dressed decently.
  • Women need to cover their heads and knees and elbows with long sleeved clothing.
  • The Mosque was built in 1900 as a school devoted to Islamic education and Quran.
  • The mosque was finally built in 1998 under Islamic architecture as a place to pray.

Visit Time

  • Sunday: 8:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m.
  • Monday: 8:00  a.m to 10:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 8:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m.
Time Icon

Waiting Time

No wait time.

 

Entrance Fee Icon

Entrance Fee

No

 

Time you can spend Icon

Time you can spend

1 to 2 hours

 

Weather Icon

Weather

Clear Sky 26.32°C

 

Local Services in Dubai (Contact directly)

Discussion

No threads yet!

Be the first one to start a thread.

Top Attractions in Dubai

Top Cities in UAE