The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Year Built: 2007

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

This mosque is a project of the late President of the United Arab Emirates, HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who is entombed on its grounds. Utilizing artisans and materials from all over the world, the mosque hopes to unite the world. Although a firmly modern construction, its layout and aspects of building style, such as the domes, recall storied mosques of the past.