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Address: King Faisal Road, Medina, Saudi Arabia
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Masjid al-Qiblatain

Only mosque in the world with Two Qiblas. Historically relevant and Part of sight seeing trip we had.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Only mosque in the world with Two Qiblas. Historically relevant and Part of sight seeing trip we had.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

it is only good to go there if you know the historical significance of this place. it is beautifully built from outside and inaide both. windows have colored glass on it whch makes it more amazing.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Masjidul Aqsa was the Quibla previously. Salat was performed towards Masjidul Aqsa. It was than changed to Mekka (Present Quba) and Masjidul Qiblatain (Means Masjid of two mehrabs). Every pilgirms offer two rakat salt in this masque. Prophet Mohammad (peace upon him) changed his quibla in this masque during performing salat after he received order from Allah (SWT) through Jibrail... More 

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful and historic, Masjid e Qiblatain is not to be missed. It was a treat to visit and be able to offer prayers there. The mosque is kept neat and clean, despite the crowds of people who come to visit and pray there.

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Labuan Island, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a must visit but if time permits can pay a visit here to appreciate its history and perform some prayers

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting this mosque after a number of years was refreshing as lots of upgrades were done - including a lift for ladies!

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Thank Suraya69
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The mosque where the Qibla was changed towards Holy Kabba . People who visit Medina make sure to come to this place and offer nawafal there.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommend to read the board/hoarding guiding us the way to offer prayers...good place to visit easily accessible by taxi

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was pleasure and felt great to had salaut at this mosque. Allhumdulilha . Our kids were anxious and enjoyed

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Lagos State, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

The story behind the mosque makes it a memorable one. I like the fact that constant renovation and structural upgrade is done frequently

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