King Khalid Grand Mosque

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The King Khalid Grand Mosque, which has a spotless white front, attracts many worshipers who gather there to offer prayers to Allah. The mosque is a stunning structure with an eye-catching dome, elaborate exteriors, and interiors that should not be missed. Palm trees surround the mosque's structure on both sides. For a calm appearance, windows are painted blue, and interiors are painted white. The mosque's interior also features impressive chandeliers and large wooden doors. After being lit up in the evening, the property's attractiveness is elevated to a new level. It is the city's most recognizable landmark, a secure location for spiritual pilgrims looking for privacy, and a place where pilgrims can express their confidence and thank the Almighty.

Things to do at King Khalid Grand Mosque:

  • Uncover the mosque's exemplary white structure with glass detailing and striking interiors.
  • Be in awe of the architecture that has been beautiful by mosaics and Byzantine craftsmanship.
  • Go through the intricate Quran decorations on the wall to understand more about the culture of Saudis.
  • Take time to relish in the serene tranquility of the glorious Islamic religion inside the massive dome with stained glass ornate.
  • Witness devotees at prayer during daily prayer time. Attend a prayer session with the devotees to feel the positive vibrations of the place and the almighty. There is a separate section for women to pray.
  • Spend some time in the beautifully decorated outdoor area that flanks the mosque.
  • Every Tuesday after Isha, the scholars hold lectures in the English language. Try attending them to learn more about the culture.
  • A lot of religious events are held at the mosque during festivals. Try to be present at the mosque during such important days to experience the extravaganza of the place.

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  • Al-Najdiyah Village Restaurant for regional food.
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  • Oasis of Science is an educational center that has sections of interesting learnings from science, physics, and mathematics. Educational activities are arranged over there on request.
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Address of King Khalid Grand Mosque

4289 Umm Al Hamam Umm Al Hamam Al Gharbi, Riyadh 12326 Saudi Arabia

Opening & Closing time of King Khalid Grand Mosque

  • Monday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Tuesday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Wednesday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Thursday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Friday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Saturday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Sunday
    Open 24 Hours

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