Masjid Al Qiblatayn, Medina

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#3 of 9 in Historic Sites in Medina
Pay a visit to Masjid Al Qiblatayn, a Medina mosque known as the place where Muhammad changed the direction of prayer to Mecca. Until that point, worshipers used to face Jerusalem to conduct their prayers. One of the three oldest mosques in the world, it dates back to 623 CE and has been restored and renovated numerous times over the centuries. Take in the spiritual atmosphere and admire the pristine white walls of the building, a place of cultural and historic significance to Muslims from the very beginnings of Islam. Put Masjid Al Qiblatayn on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Medina day trip tool .
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  • This is the mosque where the direction of the Qibla was changed from Baitul Mukaddas (Al-Aqsa Mosque) in Jerusalem to the Kaaba in Makkah. So this mosque is unique in the sense that it has two mehrabs...  more »
  • Al-Kibatayn Mosque - two Kiblas first Muslims prayed in the direction of Jerusalem, but then Allah Taal sent a revelation to our prophet (S.A.S.) to pray towards the Kaaba Alhamdulillah
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  • ما شاء الله Wondrous is the affair of a believer, as there is good for him in every matter; this is not the case for anyone but a believer. If he experiences pleasure, he thanks Allah and it is good for him. If he experiences harm, he shows patience and it is good for him عَنْ صُهَيْبٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَعَجَبًا لِأَمْرِ الْمُؤْمِنِ إِنَّ أَمْرَهُ كُلَّهُ خَيْرٌ وَلَيْسَ ذَاكَ لِأَحَدٍ إِلَّا لِلْمُؤْمِنِ إِنْ أَصَابَتْهُ سَرَّاءُ شَكَرَ فَكَانَ خَيْرًا لَهُ وَإِنْ أَصَابَتْهُ ضَرَّاءُ صَبَرَ فَكَانَ خَيْرًا لَهُ 2999 صحيح مسلم كتاب الزهد والرقائق باب المؤمن
  • Location Near Madina Saudi Arabia, Very Busy Street And Good Option To Come Here By Walk.
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