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Masjid Quba, Medina

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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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  • Walked from Masjid an Nabawi to Masjid Quba after Fajr. Path was nice and pleasant. Arrived just in time to watch sunrise, before praying in the masjid. Looks great from outside and inside. Wudhu and....  more
    Walked from Masjid an Nabawi to Masjid Quba after Fajr. Path was nice and pleasant. Arrived just in time to watch sunrise, before praying in the masjid. Looks great from outside and inside. Wudhu and....  more »
  • Booked a trip to Medina and Mecca. The first visit was to Medina. For two days I tried to enter the mosque and visit Muhammad's tomb but was not allowed to enter. I had to buy a sim card where I... 
    Booked a trip to Medina and Mecca. The first visit was to Medina. For two days I tried to enter the mosque and visit Muhammad's tomb but was not allowed to enter. I had to buy a sim card where I...  more »
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  • MashaAllah...First Mosque in Islamic History...After Hijrat....
  • Masha allah to see Masjid e Quba...Alhumduallaih

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