Blue Mosque – Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque
Blue Mosque is Dubai’s biggest mosque which can accommodate two thousand worshipers at a time located in Al Safa area.
The mosque and centre complex is spanned over 8,700 square metres and is inspired by the 17th century Sultan Ahmed Mosque (also known as Blue Mosque) in Istanbul, Turkey. The mosque itself is being built over 4,200 square metres.
Funded by Dubai-based businessman Khalaf Al Habtoor, the mosque was originally built in 1988 and then expanded in 2000. It was expanded further to become the emirate’s biggest mosque, catering Al Safa area and its neighborhoods. The mosque is located just behind Emarat petrol station on Sheikh Zayed Road second interchange.
The mosque’s architecture is a mixture of Ottoman and Andalusian styles.
Dubai’s Blue Mosque has a library with a collection of some 4,000 Islamic and other religious titles to help advance learning and a lecture hall that will be host to inter-faith dialogue to forge better religious understanding.
Blue Mosque Details:
Where is the Location of Blue Mosque?
Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab
Mosque & Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
P.O. Box 25444
What are the opening hours of Blue Mosque?
The Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque and Centre is open daily Sunday to Thursday.
- Morning: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
- Evening: 4:15 pm to 6:00 pm
What is the dress code allowed in Blue Mosque?
Please, cover your entire body before entering the mosque as Per-Islamic and Arab traditions and ethics;
- Long sleeves for women.
- Wearing shorts are not allowed neither for men nor for women.
- Tight clothes or swimming suits are not allowed.
- See-through clothes are not allowed.
- Shoes should be taken off upon entering the mosque.
- Women must cover their heads.
- Al Kandora (UAE local long garment) for men and cloak-like for women are available upon arrival at the mosque, unless you want to bring your local clothes.
How to Contact Blue Mosque for more information?
For inquiries and reservations, please contact:
Tel: +971 4 394 4448
Fax: +971 4 394 4476
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