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Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi is the third biggest mosque in the world after Islam’s two holiest sites in Saudi Arabia — Mecca’s Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque in Medin.
the mosque was built on a 9.5-metre (31-feet) high hill so it is visible from far, it covers an area of 22,000 square metres (237,000 square feet), and it can accommodate more than 40,000 faithful,
Thousands of workers,” nearly all from the Asian subcontinent, were involved in building the mosque. The sculptors were Moroccan.
Two rooms next to the main prayer hall, with a 1,500-capacity each, have been reserved for women, who can follow sermons delivered by prayer leaders on giant television screens. Islam requires men and women to pray separately.
The main dome is also “the biggest” mosque dome in the world and it is 75 metres (246 feet) high with a 32.2-metre (105.6 feet) diametre.
The centrepiece is a 6,000 square metre (64,583 square feet) hand-made Persian carpet, said to be the biggest in the world.
“More than 1,200 women from the Khorasan region in eastern Iran spent two years weaving the carpet, which weighs 45 tonnes and cost more than 8.5 million dollars.
The carpet covers the floor of the main prayer hall, which can accommodate up to 9,000 faithful.
Another breathtaking piece is a huge crystal chandelier in the main prayer hall, one of seven German-made chandeliers costing more than eight million dollars. It is 10-metre (32.8 feet) tall, 10-metre wide and weighs nine tonnes.
Entrance Hall :Thousands of rare and semi-precious stones, some encrusted in marble, were used to decorate the structureIt is estimated it at more than two billion dirhams (545 million dollars)