Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre receives 270,000 visitors during March
ABU DHABI - The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre (SZGMC) in Abu Dhabi was visited by 270,000 people during the month of March. Records show that Saturday12th of March saw the most visitors, when 19,000 people from a variety of different countries were welcomed into the Mosque.
The SZGMC has the task of informing visitors about the features and attractions of the Mosque. The building itself reflects the aesthetics of Islamic art, which is specific to Abu Dhabi, and the Centre runs daily introductory tours of the Mosque between the hours of 9:00am and 8:00pm. Participants are accompanied by Emirati guides who are able to give detailed explanations about the architectural and cultural significance of the Mosque.
The constant stream of visitors to the Mosque cements its position as an important cultural destination for tourists visiting both the UAE and the region. It is seen as a model of architectural creativity, and is one of the most important religious cultural destinations in the world.
Visitors say that they see the Mosque in Abu Dhabi as an architectural masterpiece. It celebrates the universal language of
Visitors expressed their joy at visiting the Mosque. They state that it will go down in history as an influential cultural icon and believe that it plays an important role in highlighting the religious and cultural importance of the region.
The SZGMC of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs is sponsored and supervised by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs. It was designed to be at the heart of a cultural and intellectual movement that expresses the values and concepts enshrined by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (may God bless his soul). These values are rooted in the national identity of the UAE and inspired by the teachings of Islam.