A Closer Look: Inside Abu Dhabi's Abrahamic Family House

The National hears from reporter Saeed Saeed about the Abrahamic Family House that will welcome visitors from March 1

A Closer Look is The National's show where we take an in-depth look at one of the main stories of the week.

Abu Dhabi's Abrahamic Family House is already welcoming worshippers to its mosque, church and synagogue, and from March 1 visitors can also tour the premises.

The multi-faith complex has attracted global attention for its message of religious tolerance as well as its striking architectural design.

Each building is a perfect 30-metre cube, with austere interiors, and can accommodate between 200 and 320 worshippers, depending on whether they are seated or standing shoulder to shoulder.

The National's reporter Saeed Saeed speaks to host Sarah Forster about why the complex was built, its most striking features and what a visit might entail.

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Updated: February 24, 2023, 5:48 AM