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Masjid al-Qiblatain, Medina
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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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  • Nice place to visit. One still wonders as both Qibla's are opposite i.e. 180 degree a complete turn around. How the people offering prayer have managed that at that time. 
  • Alhamdulillah. Allah the almighty has given me chance to see the masjid. I took a hired micro in sharing basis from Madinah to come to this masjid. The micro took only 10 SR for each person. Its not t...  more »
  • Mosque of Islam's mosque in Medina, near Sultana which are available in restaurants, meetings and international goods shops and mosque is recommended as a religious visit and learn about the history of Islam and prayer as any another mosque jazakallah
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