Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - ABU DHABI attractions

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates and it was constructed between 1996 and 2007. It was designed by Syrian architect Yousef Abdelky.
It is the largest mosque in the country and is the key place of worship for daily, Friday and Eid prayers. During Eid, it may be visited by more than 41,000 people.

The world's largest hand woven carpet adorns the floor of the main prayer hall and was made by Iran's Carpet Company of wool from both Iran and New Zealand. The hand knotted carpet, made by 1200 women from the Khorasan region of Iran over the course of two years, measures 60,570 square feet and weighs in at 35 tons.