Worship places in Dubai

  • Publish date: Monday، 15 November 2021
Worship places in Dubai
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What do you think makes UAE special? the answer is simple, it is people. Hosting multiple ethnicities, and being at the core of the UAE, Dubai is a very famous worldwide business and tourism center, creating thousands of job opportunities for people from all over the world, and as a lot of people across the world marked UAE as their home, chose to live and fulfill their dreams in Dubai, it was necessary to build a city that fits this Blending pot of diverse cultures and religions, Since UAE is host to more than 7 million Muslim, and another 1.3 Million Christians and hundreds of thousands of Hindus and Buddhists all living in harmony with each other, respecting the country and their faith, Dubai has built many worship places to allow those people to connect to their spiritual sides, So let us dive in together to discover the most famous worship places in Dubai for all of those religions!

Worship places in Dubai

Built with amazing architectural details Dubai is home to more than 20 churches, and 1 Hindu temple, as well as 1 Buddhist temple, surrounded by different kitchens and International supermarkets that sell everything, making everyone feel at home, respecting the individuality of its people.

We will share the most famous ones, as well as their location, working hours, and contact numbers, so if you are living here, or if you are coming over to visit, visiting worship centers can be a memorable experience.

Shiva temple in Bur Dubai

The Shiva temple is one of the two Hindu temples in Bur Dubai, the name is derived from a goddess in their religion called Shiva aka the “Auspicious One” or the destroyer, and is said to have around 1008 names, this temple is located on the top floor, and in this temple, one of the most celebrated events is called Shiv Ratri where they honor lord Shiva. 

Shiva is one of the main prayer halls for Hindus living in Dubai, and it is surrounded by tons of stores around it that Hindus can purchase items from to give as an offering in the temple.

Worship places in Dubai

Main information 

  • Location: Al Fahidi St - Dubai

  • Working hours: 7:00 Am - 8:00 Am, 11:00 - 8AM, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 6:30 Pm - 7:30 Pm (Daily)

ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH

St. Mary’s Catholic Church is known to be the most famous church in Dubai, it was established by Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum back in 1966, and it is one of the largest Catholic Parishes in the world, as well as one of the oldest in the region.

Main information 

  • Location: 247 Oud Metha Road, Dubai

  • Phone: +97143370087

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CHURCH

ST Francis of Assisi is one of the most known catholic churches in Dubai, and is located on Sheikh Zayed Road in Jebel Ali.

Church main parts:

  • The main church with the alter

  • Padua Centre

  • Area for the Jebel Ali Parish office

Main information 

  • Church Bishop: Paul Hinder

  • Established: 2001

  • Working hours: 9:00 AM –12:00 PM, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Daily

  • Phone: +97148845251

MARANATHA FULL GOSPEL CHURCH

This church has a lot of presence and importance all over UAE, it was ordained by Pastor Juxy back in 1994, and it is a full gospel church that follows the faith of the new testament.

Main information 

  • Location: Oud Metha, Dubai

  • Phone: +971 65252882

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH

Holy trinity church is an Anglican church in Dubai, they believe in one god, and faith in the holy spirit, son and father, this Amazing and beautifully designed church in Dubai hosts more than 30,000 worshippers from expats in dubai and all over the world.

Main information 

  • Location: Near Iranian Club Dubai on 19th Street in Dubai

  • Phone: +97143370247

Worship places in Dubai

Other churches in Dubai  

  • THE DUBAI CITY CHURCH
  • DUBAI MAR THOMA CHURCH
  • KING’S REVIVAL CHURCH INTERNATIONAL DUBAI
  • CSI PARISH
  • EMIRATES BAPTIST CHURCH INTERNATIONAL
  • NEW COVENANT CHURCH DUBAI
  • Mor Ignatius Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Cathedral
  • Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church
  • St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church

This amazing multicultural city hosts many worshipping places, we only mentioned the most famous in Dubai, you can find out more about worship places in AbuDhabi as well as the top 10 mosques in UAE, and read more interesting articles on Uae Moments, where it is all about the moments.