Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre
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The Courtyard (Sahan)

The courtyard (Sahan) is usually found in larger ‘Grand’ mosque structures. It is an open area, usually has a shape of square or rectangular. The courtyard is used by worshipers during significant Islamic prayers and large gatherings such as the holy month Ramadan, Eid Al-Fitr (Feast of Breakfast) and Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice).  The courtyard can accommodate up to 31000 worshipers and the area is approximately 17400 square meters.

Many thousands of finest marble pieces make up the design including beautiful floral elements and mosaic. The designs were illustrated by British artist “Kevin Dean”.

The edges adorned using different types of flowers that grow in the Middle East such as Tulip, Lily and Iris.