Masjid Quba, Medina

With its shining white minarets, Masjid Quba claims the title of the oldest mosque in the world. Built by the Prophet Muhammad following his escape from Mecca during the first year of the Hijri calendar, the mosque occupies a special place in the heart of Muslim devotees. Able to accommodate 20,000 worshippers, the mosque features four soaring minarets and 56 domes. Observe the faithful make their prayers underneath the suspended chandeliers. The complex has its own commercial center with 12 shops and dozens of restrooms. Add Masjid Quba to your Medina travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Medina day trip planning site .
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  • We used to go to the Masjid daily in the afternoon after Zohar prayers the traffic is less and we can pray 2 rakat and get Umrah Sawab  more »
  •  its first stones were positioned by Muhammad as soon as he arrived on his emigration from the city of Mecca to Medina,[5] and the mosque was completed by his companions. Muhammad spent 14 days in thi...  more »
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  • It is one of the most important mosque in the Islamic history. This actually was the first mosque built by the Muslim. It has a great significance for muslims around.
  • Lovely place, so peaceful and agreeable. Clean and well taken care of. Parking isn’t that easy to find at peak times so come in mornings or in between prayers. Nice little market next to it.
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