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The Hor Al Anz Mosque is a religious place of worship and service for Muslims. Its calm ambience sees many Muslims gather to pay obeisance to God. Apart from the five prayer services held daily, the mosque also sees a considerable crowd during Ramadan or the Muslim month of prayer. The muezzin can be heard reciting the verses.
One of the largest sacred structures in Dubai, the Jumeirah Mosque is a dominant city landmark. Built in the medieval Fatimid tradition, this mosque is open to non-Muslims only on organized tours. While strolling through the mosque at sunset, you will be washed in shadows by this elegant edifice. A favorite destination for tourists, it is the city's most frequently photographed mosque. Tours are available, however, apart from the admission charge, traditional attire is a pre-requisite of the entry at Jumeirah Mosque, these can be borrowed from the visitor center.
The Iranian Mosque in Dubai is located opposite the Iranian Hospital. The mosque has two minarets and is gorgeous to look. The exterior is made of beautiful blue-green mosaic work.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services. The calm interiors and peaceful surrounds are a welcome respite from the chaos of the town. There are five prayer services held here daily. There are strict rules and regulations to be observed while inside. Women are not allowed here.
The Al Farooq Omar Ibn Al Khattab Mosque & Centre is one of the largest mosques in UAE and follows an aim to increase general understanding on the religion of Islam. They conduct regular classes, seminars, summer camps and mosque tours. It provides great in-depth knowledge of Arabic history and culture and welcomes people of diverse backgrounds and faiths. The mosque tour is conducted from Sundays to Thursdays at various times during the day.
Although much more modern in design than many of the ancient and renowned gurdwaras of the world, the architecture of the Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Temple is worth a look. Established in 2012, this imposing structure has arched doors and windows, and impressive lattice work. The interior has a small hall where visitors can keep their shoes and a large meditation and prayer hall which gets a number of pilgrims and tourists every day. To get a glimpse at how Sikhism has thrived in Dubai, a visit here is a must.