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Address: King Faisal Road, Medina, Saudi Arabia

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Historically Important Mosque

This mosque of high importance in Islamic history. Prophet Muhammad PBUH received the command to change the direction of prayer (qibla) from Jerusalem to Mecca, the entire... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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99 reviews 99 reviews
37 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This mosque of high importance in Islamic history. Prophet Muhammad PBUH received the command to change the direction of prayer (qibla) from Jerusalem to Mecca, the entire congregation led by a companion changed direction in prayer

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This masjid has had many changes to design and if get a good guide coupled with history lesson takes knew back in time. Well worth visit and place to reflect.

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Mosque of the two Qiblas, is a mosque in Madina that is historically important for Muslims as the place where,

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UK
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92 reviews 92 reviews
23 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Our driver had luckily told us to look out for the the former symobl for direction of prayer which is in high up in the mosque interior in a rectangular shape with Arabic writing on it. It was well cool inside the mosque Allhamdullilah

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Qiblah direction according to the history was toward jeruslam, later on the direction of the prayer changed to Mekkah.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Being a women I could only see a minor part of the mosque. The actual works can only be described by a Muslim man. Praying in the mosque of such importance was a great achievement

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Al Khobar, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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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34 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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74 helpful votes 74 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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