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AL MADINAH ITINERARY

Al Masjid An Nabawi

Al-Masjid an-Nabawi is the second mosque built in the history of Islam and is now one of the largest mosques in the world. It is the second-holiest site in Islam, after al-Masjid al-Haram in Makkah.

MASJID AL QIBLATAIN

Masjid al-Qiblatain is the mosque in which Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), while leading the prayer, was commanded by God to change the direction of prayer (qibla) from Jerusalem to Makkah. Thus it uniquely contains two prayer niches (mihrabs).

MOUNT UHUD

Mount Uhud is a mountain north of Al Madinah and the site of the second battle between Muslim and Meccan forces. The Battle of Uhud was fought on 19th March 625 AD, between a force from the small Muslim community of Al Madinah, and a force from Makkah.

Quba Mosque

Quba Mosque, to the south of Al Madinah, is the second largest and most prestigious mosque in the city after the Prophet’s Mosque. It claims its importance in Islamic history having been built in the first year of the Islamic calendar.

Dar Al Madinah Museum

The museum showcases Islamic culture, as well as the city’s history since the Prophet’s first arrival in Al Madinah to the present day. With its sculptures and unique collections, the museum takes visitors on a first-hand journey of Al Madinah through the ages.

Al Baqi

Maqbaratul Baqi cemetery is located to the southeast of Masjid al-Nabawi. The cemetery contains many of the Prophet’s relatives and companions. Many traditions relate Muhammad (PBUH) offering a prayer every time he passed it.

KIND FAHD GLORIOUS QURAN PRINTING COMPLEX

The establishment of the King Fahd Complex aims to preserve, print and distribute the Holy Qu’ran to Muslims all over the world.