<p>One of seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi and its capital city of the same name combine desert and coastline, urban sophistication and cultural tradition.</p> <p>Here, visitors snap photos near the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan Mosque, also known as the Grand Mosque. One of the largest in the world and an Abu Dhabi landmark, the mosque welcomes both worshippers and visitors.</p>

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

One of seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi and its capital city of the same name combine desert and coastline, urban sophistication and cultural tradition.

Here, visitors snap photos near the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan Mosque, also known as the Grand Mosque. One of the largest in the world and an Abu Dhabi landmark, the mosque welcomes both worshippers and visitors.

Photograph by Ezequiel Scagnetti

Abu Dhabi Photos

See photos of Abu Dhabi (including the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Al Ain, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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