Saturday Jan 5th - Brad, Yvonne, and I abandoned Matt and the 4 kids (3 of whom were sick) and headed to Abu Dhabi for the day.
On the way we passed this cool building that looks like an eggo waffle.
First stop -the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque (and boy oh boy is it Grand)!
Picture of the model
Yvonne and I had to wear a sort of abaya. They weren't cool ones like the Muslims wear. We looked like a cross between Jedi Knights and the KKK.
Inside the Mosque was beautifully decorated.
Prayer Clock: Muslims pray 5 times a day this clock shows the prayer times. The second time isn't a prayer time it's the time of the sunrise
Seriously beautiful detailing
The 99 names of Allah.
I was so impressed by this building!
I LOVED these signs.
Headed down to the bathroom
Down in the wash room. You have to wash yourself before you can go pray.
Back of the Mosque. There are doors back here that say VIP entrance. We took a picture by one but the guard came over and made us delete it.