Guide to The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

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Here’s a simple guide on how to get to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.


From Abu Dhabi bus terminal, you can take a taxi and will cost you around 25-30 AED. If you’re on a budget, you can take bus 102 or 54 which will cost you around 4-5 AED.


Visiting Hours:

DaysVisiting Hours
Saturday-Thursday9:00 am10:00 pm
Friday4:30 pm10:00 pm


If you go early, you can avoid long queue. There is no entrance fee.



Please note that dress code is strictly implemented. Long, ankle length trousers or skirts for both men and women. Women MUST wear a headscarf (will be provided at no cost).



Before entering the mosque, you must take off your shoes and place them in some cupboards provided. Don’t worry nobody will steal them. 🙂



NOTE: Smoking and bringing food & drinks are not allowed.


TRIVIA: The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the third largest mosque in the world.


6 thoughts on “Guide to The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

  1. Very helpful on my brother’s visit to Abu Dhabi, already a heads up on taxi fare and/ or bus numbers going there + the freakin dress codes!

    1. Take bus po from either Al Ghubaiba or Ibn Batuta E100 or E101 tapos baba ka Abu Dhabi bus station. May mga bus na dun papunta Grand Mosque.

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