Ali bin Abi Talib Mosque
Bur Dubai Souq
This covered souq may not be old as the Deira souqs but it can be just as atmospheric – although be prepared for pushy vendors. Friday...
Dubai’s tallest minaret (70m high) lords over more than 50 small and large domes that give the city's largest mosque its distinctive...
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Bait Al Wakeel
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Ali bin Abi Talib Mosque information
This simple yet striking mosque in the textile area of Bur Dubai Souq is notable for its sensuous, bulbous domes and gently tapering minaret. Its outline is best appreciated at night from Baniyas Rd in Deira, on the opposite side of the Creek, when the mosque and neighbouring wind-towers are beautifully lit up – it makes a postcard-perfect shot.