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12/02/2013
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The iconic mosque, which welcomed 4.685 million visitors and worshippers in 2012, joined a line-up of 16 global attractions to make the list, which also included Sydney Harbour, Australia; The Colosseum in Rome, Italy; The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France; Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa; and Central Park in New York, USA.

One the world’s most impressive modern Islamic architectural masterpieces, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is ranked Abu Dhabi’s leading attraction by TripAdvisor users, notching up more than 1,400 top ranked reviews.

Featuring 82 domes, over a 1,000 columns, 24 carat gold gilded chandeliers and the world's largest hand knotted carpet, the mosque’s main prayer hall is also dominated by one of the world’s largest chandeliers –10 metres in diameter, 15 metres in height and weighing 12 tonnes.  The mosque was opened for worship and visitors since Eid Al Adha of December 2007.

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is open daily to visitors, except on Friday morning, which is for worshippers only. Complimentary one hour guided tours run (Sun-Thurs) at 10am, 11am and 4.30 / 5pm. Friday times are 4.30 / 5pm and 7.30 /8pm and Saturday 10am, 11am, 2pm, 4.30 /5pm and 7.30 / 8pm.

For more information and tour booking for the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, visit www.szgmc.gov.ae

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