Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is one of the most magnificent religious buildings in the world. Built between 1996 and 2007, this mosque was a gift from ruler Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan who led his country into modernization and introduced many innovations to the country that sought to preserve its tradition. The mosque is one of the largest in the world, it can accommodate 40,000 believers, and it is a great pride of the citizens. It houses the largest carpet in the world, which is hand-woven and contains 2,3 billion knots. The number of visitors who come to admire this architectural, religious, and cultural gem is increasing every year.