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Quba Mosque, Medina

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Religious Site
With its shining white minarets, Quba Mosque claims the title of the oldest mosque in the world. Built by the Prophet Muhammad following his escape from Mecca during the first year of the Hijri calendar, the mosque occupies a special place in the heart of Muslim devotees. Able to accommodate 20,000 worshippers, the mosque features four soaring minarets and 56 domes. Observe the faithful make their prayers underneath the suspended chandeliers. The complex has its own commercial center with 12 shops and dozens of restrooms. Plan to see Quba Mosque and other attractions that appeal to you using our Medina vacation planner.
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  • Its a must visit attraction in Madina Munawwara. We visited with a group of pilgrims. Two rakkat prayer here is equal to on Umra so we offered several rakkats. The wado/abolition sections has serious ...  more »
  • This is a must visit for the Devout. It has retained the Old World Charm despite several Modern Additions.  more »
  • Praying 2 rakats of salah in this masjid equals to one Umrah. Such a beautiful experience here and the peace you feel is so great. It is very, very busy before entering the masjid and making your way ...  more »