Monday, December 15, 2014

Sheikh Zayed Mosque | UAE

The majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
This architectural work of art is one of the world’s largest mosques, with a capacity for an astonishing 41,000 worshippers. It features 82 domes, over a 1,000 columns, 24 carat gold gilded chandeliers and the world's largest hand knotted carpet.

The mosque was initiated by the late President of UAE, HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. 

Once falconry was an integral part of desert life in UAE. Today it is practiced purely for sport.


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