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Address: King Faisal Road, Medina, Saudi Arabia

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Unique place with two direction

Unique place with two Qibla - direction toward people face up during their pray. Muslims were faced up toward Jerusalem and Masjid Al Aqsa, During their pray in this masjid... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Sarajevo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Sarajevo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Unique place with two Qibla - direction toward people face up during their pray. Muslims were faced up toward Jerusalem and Masjid Al Aqsa, During their pray in this masjid, Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him turned toward Kaba in Mecca. Muslims followed him. That is why this mosque is called Masjid al-Qiblatain, which means the Mosque with two Qibla.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

beautiful mosque that shows the 2 different Qiblas, the first one to Beit AL Makdes and the final Qiblah to Mekka,

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Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Great history of the mosque. Weather was good and we prayed Asar. There were rush after the pray of Maghrib but Al Hamdulillah we managed to reached back to the hotel.

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Saudi Arabia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I am sure that visitors would love to see a written story about the mosque in different languages as well as aside exhibition to show the old pictures available. It is very important to start and keep historical information around.

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Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

this mosque has unique history , direction of praying was changed in this mosque , and it is among main site in madina to visit

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 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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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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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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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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Address: Address: King Faisal Road, Medina, Saudi Arabia
Location: Middle East  >  Saudi Arabia  >  Al Madinah Province  >  Medina

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