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Mosque etiquette in Abu Dhabi

Mosque etiquette in Abu Dhabi
... Dhabi is the second-largest city in the UAE (after flashier Dubai), which is located on a T-shaped island that juts into the Persian Gulf. And the Grand Mosque, as it’s referred to locally, is one of its main attractions. During the full moon, the mosque glows pristine white, and as the moon wanes over its 28-day cycle, it transforms to a bluish hue. The mosque, which was designed by an Italian architect and took a decade to build, features 80 white marble domes, 1,054 white marble columns inlaid...
November 27th, 2009 | Vawn | Read More | Comments: 2
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