Grand Mosque Dubai

Grand Mosque Dubai

The Grand Mosque in Dubai, which can accommodate about 1200 persons, is said to be one of the largest mosques in the United Arab Emirates. It was originally built in 1900 as a ‘Quranic’ school for children, but was rebuilt in 1998. Restoration of many monuments is undertaken, but this is a beautiful example of restoration work. The mosque, which is well known for its size and elaborate design, has a 70 meter high minaret which is the tallest minaret in Dubai. This mosque which is also known as Al-Jumeirah Mosque is the most photographed building in Dubai.

The Grand Mosque is situated near the Ruler’s Court in Bur Dubai. This mosque, which is an important monument of Dubai, consists of 45 small domes in addition to 9 large ones. The sand colored walls and wooden shutters of the mosque perfectly match with the surroundings. The mosque is constructed in the Persian style with blue mosaic type work, domes, and sand-hued facades. It also has extremely beautiful sand colored facades, domes, wooden structures, and handmade glass. The right time to see the mosque is at night when it is brightly illuminated and presents a stunning sight.

The Grand Mosque is considered as one of the most important places worthy of seeing, one of the most popular Dubai attractions. It is a distinguished landmark which is majestic to look at, and one that offers breathtaking views. Though non-Muslims are not allowed to enter the mosque, they are granted special permission to take pictures of the minaret and the architecture from the premises of the mosque.