Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque and Centre

Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque and Centre is located in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.

The mosque was built in 1986. It was then renovated twice, in 2003 and later in 2011. It was then opened to the public on the 29th of July of the same year. The Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque covers a total area of 93,400 square feet, its complex covers 8,700 meters, and the mosque itself 4,200 square meters, it is capable of holding 2,000 worshipers and visitors. Al Farooq Mosque is one of the UAE’s biggest mosques and the third of its kind to welcome non-Muslims after the Mosque of late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi and the Grand Mosque in Jumeirah.

The Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque and Centre includes a library that contains more than 4000 topics, a youth club, a lecture hall, a class room, housing for Imam and Mu’azin and the Administration department.

The inscriptions in the mosque are Ottomani and they are inspired by the Blue Mosque in Istanbul and had an Andalusian design. It includes a traditional fountain in its center, it was designed by sixty Moroccan craftsmen. The Mosque includes 21 domes, its main dome is 30 meters high, in addition to 124 stained glass windows, four minarets which are 65 meters high, and its red gold carpet is brought from Germany.

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