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Al Bidyah Mosque

The Al Bidyah Mosque is the oldest house of worship in the United Arab Emirates and is a popular stopping off place for residents and tourists. With several engineering and architectural features that are a major accomplishment for the era during which it was built. Its distinctive roof with its four pointed domes is supported by an internal pillar and is unusual for religious architecture in the region. The mosque consists of a prayer hall decorated with arches and featuring ventilation openings. A central pillar divides the internal space into four squares of similar dimensions, covered by domed ceilings.

Category: Religious Places

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1000 year old mosque

A mosque, believed to be 1,000 years old, has highlighted what the UAE was like when the religion of Islam came to its shores. This was a period of time which ushered in a wave of change across the area that is now known as the UAE. The new religion brought with it a set of values and beliefs that have since defined the history of the country. Archeologists from the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) are continuing to make discoveries that shed new light on the history of the country as Islam made its way into it.

Category: Religious Places

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