May 16, 2011

Picture of the Day: Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi

picture of the day Picture of the Day: Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi

 

ZAYED MOSQUE, ABU DHABI

 

zayed mosque abu dhabi Picture of the Day: Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi
Photograph via NAWFAL JIRJEES

 

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi is the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates and the eighth largest mosque in the world. It is named after Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founder and the first President of the United Arab Emirates, who is also buried next to the mosque(outer left side). The mosque was opened for worship since Eid Al Adha December 2007. [Source: Wikipedia]

 

via National Geographic

 

 

 

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