Believer at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by Paolo Tortorella

The mosque of Abu Dhabi is dedicated to the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan II, President of the UAE until 2004. The works for its construction lasted 7 years. For its construction have been used thousands of rare and semi-precious stones including: onyx, lapis lazuli and amethyst. It can accommodate up to 40 thousand believers, and in this photo you can see the silhouette of one of them.

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

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