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Pilgrims who come from all around the world to perform Hajj and Umrah love to visit Ziyarat and Islamic historical places in Taif. Many of them face troubles while navigating and searching for the list Ziyarat places in Taif as the government of Saudi Arabia does not promote them.
Well, if you are one of those pilgrims who has traveled to perform Hajj and Umrah from across the globe, you don’t have to worry as we have provided a list of Ziyarat and Islamic places in Taif in this article. If you just want to visit Taif for recreational purpose, you should have a look at this article. Recommended: 10 Historical Tourist Places to visit in Taif
Al Modhoun Mosque
When the residents threw stones upon Prophet Muhammad S.A.W, he took refuge in a garden where we have Al Modhoun Mosque today. There is a stone as well which has the mark of Holy Prophet’s elbow.
People who come for Hajj and Umrah often include it in the list of historical Ziyarat place in Taif to visit as it holds significant importance.
Bani Saad Village
Pilgrims coming for Hajj and Umrah are often seen visiting Hazrat Halima Sadia house location in Bani Saad Village which on the top of the list of the most visited Ziyarat places in Taif. Halima Sadia was the wet nurse of Prophet Muhammad S.A.W and this is said to be the place where the Prophet spent early years of his childhood.
It is also referred to as the Saiysad Dam. It lies only 12km south-east of Taif. It was built in the Saiysad Valley in the middle of the mountains. The dam used to collect the water that would come down through mountains after rain occurred. People often include it in their list of historical and Islamic ziyarat places to visit in Taif.
The grave of Abdullah bin Abbas R.A
The grave of paternal cousin of Prophet Muhammad S.A.W is in Taif which should be in your list of Ziyarat places to visit in Taif. He is revered by Muslims for his knowledge and was an expert in Tafsir (exegesis of the Quran), as well as an authority on the Islamic Sunnah.
Masjid Abdullah bin Abbas R.A.
People who to Ziyarat places in Taif and visit the grave of Abdullah bin Abbas R.A also pay a visit to the nearby Masjid which is named after the Sahabi.
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