Historical sites of Medina
The Prophet's Mosque: It was first built in the year 622 A.D. The mosque is the second largest mosque in the world and it is considered as the second holiest site is Islam after Masjid al Haram.
Masjid Quba : It is the first mosque in the history of Islam and it is situated about three kilometers away from Al Masjid Nabawi.
Masjid Jummah : It is located short of Medina.
Ruins of Masjid Zarrar : It was destroyed to save Muslims from the harm of non-Muslims. The Mosque’s ruins are still present.
Masjid Miqat (Bir-Zulhalifa, Abyar-e-Ali) : This mosque is situated twelve kilometers away from Madina and it is declared as Meeqat for pilgrims. Here a well is present which is called Ali's Well and the place is also called as Abyar-e-Ali. All buses / vehicles going to Makkah stop here and pilgrims change into Ihrams here.
Masjid Ghamama : It is situated at a walking distance from Al Masjid Nabawi, and here Allah’s apostle (peace and blesings of Allah be upon him) prayed for rain. It is also called Masjid al-Eid for the Prophet (peace and blesings of Allah be upon him) and companions used to offer the Eid prayers here.
Masjid Abu Bakar : It is located only 40 yards away from Masjid Ghamama, southwest of Al Masjid Nabawi.
Masjid Ali : Ali’s mosque is located close to Al Masjid Nabawi.
Masjid Umar :It is situated near Masjid Ghamama .
Masjid Bilal : It is situated close the date market.
Uhad Mountain and Graves of Martyrs : Uhad Mountain is the battlefield of the Islamic second battle. At Uhad lie the graves of the martyrs of the Battle and Sayed-us-Shuda Hazarat Hamza (The Uncle of the Prophet).
Masjid Qiblatain : It is the mosque where Muhammad (peace and bessings of Allah be upon him) was told to change the prayer direction (kibla) .
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