List of important historical ziyarat places to visit in Madina

Madina is the city of Prophet Muhammad S.A.W and there are many important historical ziyarat places which you should visit during your Umrah. Beautiful mosques, places, old lanes, craft shops, markets, delicious food, fresh dates, malls, scenic coastline are the main attractions of Madina.

We know that people who come to Madina after traveling thousands of miles want to visit as many important historical ziyarat places as possible. Therefore, we have provided you a comprehensive list of important historical places to visit in Madina.

  1. Masjid al Nabawi

It goes without saying that Masjid al Nabawi is the most important historical place to visit in Madina during your Umrah trip. It is reported that when Prophet Muhammad S.A.W would be traveling towards Madinah and would see the walls of the city from far away, he would get excited to visit the city so much that he would race up his camel towards the city. Recommended: 15 most sacred places inside Masjid al Nabawi

  1. Jannat ul Baqi

When you visit the Masjid al Nabawi, you will find Jannat ul Baqi there. Undoubtedly, Jannat ul Baqi is one of the must-visit important historical ziyarat places to visit in Madina during your Umrah trip. It is the place where more than 10,000 Sahaba are buried and people who get a chance to get buried here are treated very lucky. Recommended: Who gets buried in Jannat ul Baqi?

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  1. Wadi e Jinn

There is a valley around Madina which is called Wadi e Jinn and thousands of Muslims visit this important historical place their Umrah trip daily. It is famous because you will find cars driving at a speed of 90 km/hr without pressing accelerator here. Recommended: How does it feel to be in the Wadi-e-Jinn, Madina?

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  1. Seven Mosques built during the Battle of Khandaq

The 7 Mosques in Madina were built during the Battle of Khandaq. Actually, these were the places where Sahaba used to offer prayers in the congregation while digging out the trench. They are also locally proclaimed as Sab’u (seven) masajid (mosques). Seven mosques are important historical ziyarat places to visit in Madina during your Umrah trip.

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  1. Dar Al-Madinah Museum

Dar Al-Madinah Museum is a private museum which is opened to promote the Islamic Culture and let people know about the life of Prophet Mohammad S.A.W and the Holy city Madinah.

You can see models of Prophet Muhammad S.A.W house, a model of first masjid-al-Nabawi and pictorial depiction of many battles fought in Dar Al-Madinah museum. Visiting Dar Al-Madinah Museum a knowledgeable thing to do as it is an important historical place to visit in Madina during your Umrah trip.

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  1. The beautiful names of Allah exhibition

The beautiful names of Allah exhibition is situated at gate 13 of Masjid al Nabawi. It is a beautiful exhibition and there is no entry ticket. Since it is just adjacent to Masjid al Nabawi in Madina, visiting this important place after any prayer is a great thing to do. Make sure to see its opening timings in the link provided above.

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  1. Uthman bin Affan well

As a Muslim, we all know that Uthman bin Affan was one of the companions of the Holy Prophet and the third Caliph Rashiddon of Islam. The history states that Uthman R.A bought this well for 38,000 dirhams – silver coins at that time which is called today the Uthman bin Affan well.

It is still there and if you are looking for things to do, you should visit this important historical ziyarat place to visit in Madina during your Umrah trip.

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  1. The Holy Quran Exhibition

The Holy Quran Exhibition is situated at gate 5 of Masjid al Nabawi. It is a beautiful exhibition and there is no entry ticket. Since it is just adjacent to Masjid al Nabawi in Madina, visiting this important place after any prayer is a great thing to do. Make sure to see its opening timings in the link provided above.

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  1. Masjid Quba

Masjid-e-Quba is the second-largest mosque in Madina, many facts about it represent a great Islamic history and praying 2 nafl there has a great reward. If you are looking for things to do, you should visit Masjid Quba which is a historical ziyarat place to visit in Madina during your Umrah trip.

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  1. Masjid Qiblatain

Masjid-e-Qiblatain is recognized as the mosque with the two Qiblas. This mosque is located in Madina and is important to Muslims because when a Sahabi reached the Masjid with an order to change the Qibla Direction, the Imam was leading the prayer, he delivered the order in a loud voice so that Imam could hear this.

Undoubtedly, visiting Masjid Qiblatain which is an important historical ziyarat place to visit in Madina during your Umrah trip is the best thing to do in the holy city.

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  1. The fort of Ka’b bin Ashraf

Ka’b bin Ashraf was a wealthy Jewish poet and he traveled to Makkah to instigate hate against Muslims. Prophet Muhammad S.A.W was emotionally so hurt by this man that he asked Sahabas to volunteer to kill Ka’b bin Ashraf. They killed him in his own fort.

There are some remains of his fort in Madina which is an important historical ziyarat place to visit in Madina during your Umrah trip. Recommended: The fort of Ka’b bin Ashraf

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  1. Masjid Sabaq

There were several mosques around Masjid al Nabwi during the time of Prophet Muhammad PBUH and Masjid Sabaq was one of them. It is another important historical ziyarat place to visit in Madina during your Umrah trip. Recommended: Masjid Sabaq – a mosque built in the time of Prophet Muhammad

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  1. Masjid Bani Haram

Masjid Bani Haram is built where once the people belonging to the tribe of Bani Haram used to reside; thereby the Mosque got its name Masjid Bani Haram. The Mosque is located where the Muslims had set up their camps while they were preparing for the battle of Trench.

It is the same place where a small sheep was slaughtered by a Sahabi and it satisfied the hunger of thousands of Sahabas. It is without any doubt an important historical  ziyarat place to visit in Madina during your Umrah trip. Recommended: Masjid Bani Haram

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  1. Masjid Suqya and Suqya Well

When Prophet Muhammad S.A.W was to leave for the Battle of Badr, he halted at this place where Masjid Suqya is situated today and offered his prayers after performing Wudu from Suqya well. Masjid Suqa and Suqya well are very important historical ziyarat places to visit in Madina during your Umrah trip.

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  1. Masjid Ghamama

Masjid Ghamama is just 300 meters away from the Masjid e Nabawi. There is a great importance of Masjid Ghamama in the history of Islam due to which the Saudi Government has decided to retain the mosque. Masjid Ghamama is an important historical ziyarat place to visit in Madina during your Umrah trip.

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  1. Masjid Shaikhain

The Masjid Shaikhain has a special mention in Islamic history as it was the mosque where Prophet Muhammad PBUH and his companions stayed during the battle of uhud preparations. Masjid Shaikhain is an important historical ziyarat place to visit in Madina during your Umrah trip.

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