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Masjid Quba, Medina

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Religious Site · Tourist Spot
With its shining white minarets, Masjid Quba 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. Add Masjid Quba to your Medina travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Medina day trip planning site.
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  • A mosque employee checks for Tawakkalna status at the entrance. Those who can't produce their Tawakkalna have to pray outside. There used to be stalls outside of the mosque selling everything from...  more »
  • You must bring your (sujaddah) salaah mat to entir due to covid19 other things nice like the past visit hope to enjoy like me  more »
  • The birds are awesome! It has a canteen and easy to access bathroom as well as wheel chair friendly. Has only single entrance door make the lost find their family easier. Just love it!
  • First Mosque built by Prophet Muhammad, great place to pray and many people sell good quality dates and chocolates in very cheap price. Hope we'll going here again with all my family... Love it

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