<p><br> An Abu Dhabi landmark, the Sheikh Zayed Mosque was the vision of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan, the first president of the United Arab Emirates. Its construction was finished after the leader’s death in 2004.</p>

Sheikh Zayed Mosque


An Abu Dhabi landmark, the Sheikh Zayed Mosque was the vision of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan, the first president of the United Arab Emirates. Its construction was finished after the leader’s death in 2004.

Photograph by Dave Yoder, National Geographic

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi

Take a look inside an Abu Dhabi gem—the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, home of intricate inlaid marble, massive chandeliers, gleaming domes, and much more.

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