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Masjid al-Qiblatain

Address: King Faisal Road, Medina, Saudi Arabia
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Ranked #3 of 14 things to do in Medina
Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Al Khobar, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Every traveler to this city shall visit this Masjid to see the actual Qibla direction and the previous Qibla direction. It is narrated that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) has turned to present Qibla during mid of Asr Prayer.

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Cairo, Egypt
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This mousse is in Medina and it has the old and new quiblas, as people where praying there when the God Order to change the direction of the Quibla, so they moved to the new Quibla direction.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

this holey mosque memorates the change in direction of Qibla from JERUSALEM TO mecca.the mosque is well maintained and calm , but WC need more attention .

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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126 reviews 126 reviews
75 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is not a stunning mosque but since there is significant history regarding it, it is an interesting place to visit. It is comparatively smaller in size. This is the place where Prophet Mohammad (Peace be upon him) was directed by the Almighty to change directions of the Qibla, from the Al Aqsa Mosque towards the Kaaba, during one of... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Another huge attraction. Mountains of people, parking buzzing with vehicles, mini stalls selling all types of goodies. Musjid is so peaceful and serene amidst this hype of activity!

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Doha, Qatar
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169 reviews 169 reviews
90 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

This is a great mosque with a great history, yet its one of many places that reminds you of islam eraly days. It includes Uhod mountain,Qubaa and Baqie graveyard. Make sure you take the trip with a local guide who knows the real history not to be misled with information and history.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This masjid took a profound historical importance due to the fact that it was in this masjid that Allah decreed the Prophet S.A.W. to change the direction of prayer from Jerussalem to Makkah

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Arlington, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

There is a history behind this mosque. When Prophet Muhammed was in salah the angel Gabriel came down to the mosque and instructed the Prophet that all prayers will now be directed towards the Kaaba in Mecca and not towards Al Aqsa in Jerusalem. This is when he changed the direction of the prayer.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

After the AL-AKSA, when Islam came to us, the first qiblat is this masjid al-qiblatain. It is one of the mile stone of early muslim decades.

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Selangor, Selangor, Malaysia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is one of the must visit places in Madinah. A very historical moment happened in this mosque as when Prophet Muhammad changed the muslims praying direction from Al-Aqsa to the Kaabah in Makkah. Enter it and you'll see some nice architectures. The toilets and ablution areas are clean. There is some kind of a market around there too.

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