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Jumeirah Mosque

Jumeirah Mosque is a mosque in Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Construction began in 1976; the mosque is built in traditional Fatimid style which originated from Syria and Egypt. Opened in 1979, the Jumeirah Mosque visit has been a key activity under the ‘Open Doors. Open Minds.’ programs of the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU).

The Jumeirah Grand Mosque was a gift from the Late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the former Ruler of Dubai and father of the current Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It is said that it is the most photographed mosque in all of Dubai. 

History of Jumeirah Mosque

The Jumeirah mosque was built in the year 1979. It was built by the architect of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. The mosque was a gift to the current ruler HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It is located near the region of the desert. It is one of the well known mosques in Dubai. Initially, when the mosque was being built, Jumeirah the location, wasn’t a very deserted place. Dubai was starting to spread, it was starting to develop. During the period in which the mosque was being built there were Arab Fisherman and pear hunters who were living there. The mosque was built for the purpose of the fabricated sense of the city of Dubai and the residents and visitors presence within it. The mosque was rebuilt after destroyed in 1960.

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