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Masjid al-Qiblatain, Medina

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Religious Site
Pay a visit to Masjid al-Qiblatain, a Medina mosque known as the place where Muhammad changed the direction of prayer to Mecca. Until that point, worshipers used to face Jerusalem to conduct their prayers. One of the three oldest mosques in the world, it dates back to 623 CE and has been restored and renovated numerous times over the centuries. Take in the spiritual atmosphere and admire the pristine white walls of the building, a place of cultural and historic significance to Muslims from the very beginnings of Islam. Masjid al-Qiblatain is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Medina Edition.
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  • It is very important and called qiblas mosque and visited by many Muslims and is it Medina webalammkan go to the mosque with ease
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  • Nearby quba mosque..mosque with two qibla.. Mosque include museum, knowing the early story about islam qibla..  more »
  • This mosque is another one of those mosques you just have to visit whilst in Madinah! You would be pretty silly to miss out on the chance. Having visited Palestine last year, we were very excited at t...  more »
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  • This is the mosque where sign of two qibla. Our Qibla was changed to Masjid-ul-haraam from masjid ul Aksa.
  • The masjid with marking of first Qibla of Islam and with direction to Makkah the Qibla for Muslims.
  • A Must Visit Place in Medina (May Allah Grant a chance to very muslim to visit this beautiful MASJID)
  • Alhamdulillah.I am at madina.inShaAllah. Today I will go there..
  • The masjid where our Holy Prophet (Muhammad PBUH) chage the direction of Qiblah from Baitul Muqadas towareds Makkah Al Mukaramah.