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Masjid al-Qiblatain

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Address: King Faisal Road, Medina, Saudi Arabia
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Historical place of Islam

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
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Arlington, Texas
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Arlington, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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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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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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Cupertino, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Rich in history and hadiths that go with this. Mosque area is well kept but one needs to have their own history of this place or have a local guide to help out. Trust me - there are not many historians or guides available in this country. There are few handful and our group leaders were able to find them... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A visit to Medina would not be complete without visiting historical places like the Masjid Qiblatain. 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. A worthwhile visit to view the masjid architecture too.

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South Bend, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Visiting Masjid Al-Qiblatain is a good lesson in Islamic history where you see the compliance of Muslims to the orders of Allah and his beloved Prophet and turning 180 degrees with no questions asked and in a heart beat.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is one of the historical Mosque for the Muslim people where the direction from Al Aksha to Kaaba changed by the Almighty Allah. Since then we are all offering prayer keeping Kaaba in front.This is very Nice Mosque with lot of facilities,like ample fresh rooms,water for keeping yourself cleaned. Female has different entrance. We offered two Nafal Prayer. It... More 

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Its in this Masjid, when prophet Mohammed (P.B.U.H.) was praying, he was asked by Allah to start facing the Ka'aba from that time! Do visit, its a beautiful Masjid

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Trivandrum
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is Masjid Qiblatain (Mosque of the Two Qiblas). It is historically important to Muslims as this is where in Rajjab 2 AH the revelation of the Quran came to change the direction of the Qibla from Bait-al-Maqdis in Jerusalem to the Ka’bah in Makkah. Fantastic architecture and Peaceful atmosphere

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Doha, Qatar
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It is a place where your beliefs are refreshing and makes you stronger inside where you can close to religion. If you can must visit these kind of places in Madina Al Munawra

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