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Quba Mosque, Medina

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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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  • One of the place you should visit when in Medina. The only things is that, outside of the mosque didn't been taken care properly. A bit messy and not maintained.  more »
  • Besides the Prophet Muhammed (sas) of the occurrence of işk in the history of islam who have contributed to the Masjid Quba Masjid Al when you visit the Little 2 rak'at prayer on visit intended to make.
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  • It is the first masjid of Islam. its first stones were positioned by our Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) as soon as he arrived on his emigration from the city of Makkah to Medina and the mosque was com...  more »