Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Launches Virtual Tours

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Launches Virtual Tours

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre launched remote guided cultural tours at the mosque in line with precautionary measures taken in the UAE to protect the society, following the spread of the coronavirus.

The leading global cultural destination annually receives over 6 million worshippers and visitors of various cultures from all across the globe. All government and private institutions have been asked to apply for an exclusive remote cultural tour by registering via the Center’s website.

The Centre also allocated a live cultural tours broadcast from the mosque for all its visitors and Instagram followers worldwide. These live tours take place on Tuesday in Arabic, and on Saturday in English, at 11:00 am.

Credits: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center

What Else?

Meanwhile, the Dubai Media Office has announced the launch of six fully immersive 360-degree online museums, right from the comfort of your couch!

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Get a sneak peek of the exhibits on show inside Al Naif Museum or enjoy a historical tour to the Etihad Museum. The museum takes you back in time, letting you soak in UAE’s rich history. The other museums you can visit include:

-Al Fihidi Historical Neighbourhood’s SIKKA 18 museum
-The Museum of the Poet Al Oqaili, Deira
-The Majlis Ghorfat Umm Al Sheif
-The Souk museum, Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

Meanwhile, if you’re wondering how to keep kids occupied while staying at home, check out this list of 10 Fun Indoor Activities To Do With Kids When You’re Quarantined

And that’s not all! Museums across the world are also offering virtual tours, so you don’t miss out on the world’s most amazing art exhibitions:

British Museum, London
Dali Theatre-Museum, Girona
NASA, Houston
National Gallery, London
National Gallery of Art, Washington
National Women’s History Museum, Virginia
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
The Louvre, Paris
Tate Gallery, London

And while on the virtual tour, order in your favorite food from these Online Food Delivery Apps In The UAE To Make Your Life Easier Right Now