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Joatha Mosque, Al Hofuf

Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Jawatha Mosque (Arabic: مَسْجِد جَوَاثَا‎, romanized: Masjid Jawāthā), also incorrectly spelled Al-Jawan, is located in the village of Al-Kilabiyah, about 12 km (7.5 mi) northeast of Hofuf, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia. It was the earliest known mosque built in eastern Arabia, and most of the original structure is in ruins. Nevertheless, the site is still used for prayer.
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  • Most people are not known about historic value of this Masjid. This masjid playing significant value in Islamic historic place in Kingdom. Joatha Masjid is second masjid to hold friday jummah after...  more »
  • Beautiful tranquil location outside the old city of Hofuf, which is where Bani Abdul Qays established the first Jumah Salah outside Madinah.  more »
  • One of the oldest mosques in the area. In fact the history of this mosque goes back to more than one thousand and four hundred years ago. That makes this place a unique and a must see place for...  more »
  • It is really a nice place to visit in Al Hassa. We went to the park and the historical mosque with the students of our school. Boating and horse riding are really amazing. Thanks to the authorities for keeping the premises neat and clean.
  • I was not expecting it to be so heart warming, beautiful and joyful. It all changed when i took a visit.
  • It's a great place to visit, besides mosque, there is a park with man made lake with full of activities, well architect green place,
  • Over all is a good place for families ,there are lots of shops mainly food, there is also carting which is really fun but expensive and boat riding was slso fun
  • Say Mashallah it's historical mosque in Al ahsa and it is first mosque of this area everyone should visit. Now tourism department developed a very nice park with this mosque entry ticket is SR 10 per person boating,horse riding also available.

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