Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque was a desire in the heart of the Late Sheikh Zayed container Sultan Al-Nahyan "May God rest his Soul", where he established its basic vision, established its structure stone, and also crowned thereby a trip loaded with fulfilled dreams and also great achievements. The Mosque is an expression of a visionary leader that believed that nothing is impossible and developed that the most gracious accomplishments start from the heart.
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque was opened for prayer in 2007, after job begun during the nineties of last century. The Late Sheikh Zayed "May God rest his Soul" set the structure stone of the Grand Mosque, and was completed under the guidance of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, UAE President "May God protect him", as well as his bro His Highness General Sheikh Mohammad container Zayed Al-Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Armed Forces Deputy Commander, and under the supervision of his Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister as well as Minister of Presidential Affairs.
The Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan "May God rest his Soul" established this fantastic landmark, including four minarets and also eighty-two domes, standing for various Islamic designs, in support of noble Islamic cultural values, and to reveal its genuine religious principles and worths. The mosque fits greater than 40,000 worshippers; 10,000 in the internal areas as well as 30,000 in the exterior areas.
There were greater than 38 contractors and also countless workers involved with finishing different elements of the framework and decor. Products were likewise sourced from many countries including Greece, Italy, Germany, China, Austria, India and New Zealand to name a few.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is well known for its varied Islamic style as well as pure white colour. White marble clads the outside walls and columns and also features relief carving of knowledgeables from Holy Quran as well as Islamic decoration.