Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre
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03 May 2023

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre, within the pavilion of the Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi, participated in the activities of the “Arab Travel Market 2023”, organized in the Emirate of Dubai from May 1-4.

The Centre’s participation in the exhibition's activities periodically comes in line with its strategy to enhance the mosque's presence globally and as an embodiment of its keenness to build bridges of civilized communication with various cultures by introducing visitors to the exhibition with its message calling for coexistence, peace, and cross-cultural communication, and the mosque's rich architecture—Islamic aesthetics.

The mosque's platform at the exhibition witnesses a large turnout of interested people from different cultures, as cultural tour specialists at the center provide, using interactive screens, an explanation to visitors of the exhibition about the mosque's civilizational message calling for coexistence, tolerance, and openness to the other, and the significant role played by the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre in Introducing the tolerant Islamic culture, the aesthetics of Islamic architecture that abounds in the mosque, and its role in promoting civilized communication between different cultures and peoples around the world.

The Centre's participation in this exhibition, in cooperation with the Department of Culture and Tourism, comes within the framework of the center’s keenness to introduce the world to the mosque as a religious, cultural, and civilized edifice and a pioneering destination that has established its position on the global tourism map.

The remarkable public presence of the mosque platform reflects the high status that the mosque has achieved in the world, especially in light of the continuous development achieved by the center in terms of the services it provides to the mosque's visitors from all over the world, which conveys its message and achieves its vision as a meeting place for cultures and a platform for civilized dialogue, along with Being a stunning example of Islamic architecture, due to its abundance of unique arts and designs that combine in its details the various cultures of the world.

It is noteworthy that the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque has achieved advanced global positions among the best and most prominent attractions in the world, according to the evaluation of the “Trip Advisor” website – which specializes in travel and tourism affairs – for the year 2022 AD. Tourism on the world tourism map, and confirmed its status as a standard reference at the local, regional, and global levels.

The mosque receives millions of visitors annually from different nationalities and cultures, which provides an opportunity for the mosque to promote the values of peace, tolerance, human coexistence, and intellectual openness with others as the mosque's visitors enjoy a rich experience that begins with the concepts of tolerance, coexistence, and brotherhood, all the way to engineering creativity, whose details harmonize in the various schools of architecture. Islamic tourism, with the diversity and richness of its arts and exquisite designs, is part of cultural tours presented by a group of cultural tour specialists in several languages and according to international standards.