When people think of the united Arab emirates, they think of dubai and its endless wealth. The religion of the united Arab emirates is mainly Islam, so there are many mosques here. The most famous is sheikh zayed mosque, also known as the grand mosque of ABU dhabi, which was built to commemorate the first President of the united Arab emirates. The mosque is known for its luxury, with 46 tons of gold used alone, countless white marble brick walls, tens of thousands of crystal chandeliers, said to have cost about $5.5 billion to build, and its giant carpets and gold-plated crystal chandeliers among the world’s largest.
Enter the place of worship, some things to pay attention to naturally need to know, enter the mosque, women wear long-sleeved shirt, trousers and wear a hood to cover the hair (clothing can not penetrate flesh, holes, tight), men do not wear shorts, sleeveless vest can be, the mosque free rent clothes.
One of the largest mosques in the world, the $545 million sheikh zayed mosque was built in honor of the uae’s founding President, zayed bin sultan al nahyan, and can accommodate 40,000 worshippers at the same time.
Designed in a blend of Persian, mughal and Moorish architecture, sheikh zayed mosque’s striking white facade is inspired by the rare Sivec found in priapje, Macedonia, and is decorated with a variety of semi-precious stones: amethyst, lapis lazuli, agate, red mausoleum, mother-of-pearl, etc. The Hassan II Mosque in casablanca, Morocco, and Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan, were directly inspired by sheikh zayed’s design.
Zayed mosque has four minarets, each 107 meters high, and 57 domes carved from white marble. It is very solemn and solemn, and the exquisite carvings are made by Chinese craftsmen. White marble dome and metope, in the sunshine faint shine, white to be spotless. 46 tons of gold was used on the pillars alone.
Magnificent, white, pure, the huge dome is curved above the crescent moon, the surrounding square corridor is decorated with gold patterns, changing in the sunlight dazzling brilliance. The grand mosque complex is made of white marble from Yugoslavia, which is very solemn and solemn. The white marble domes and walls are shining faintly in the sun, white and spotless, and there are many marble pillars inside.
The sheikh zayed grand mosque has the world’s largest gold-plated crystal chandelier, which weighs 12 tons and sits atop the main dome of the hall of worship. The pendant lamp of same modelling, whole temple still has 6, they are inset from swarovski crystal, the number amounts to thousands, time is excessive color.
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