Ziyarat / Places to Visit in Madina

This is the small mountain where the archers were based during the Battle of Uhud

Archers Mountain Uhud

The battle is named after "trench", or khandaq, that was dug by Muslims in preparation for the battle. The word khandaq (خندق) is the Arabised form of the Persian word kandak (meaning "that which has been dug"). Salman the Persian advised Muhammad to dig a trench around the city.

Battle of the Trench site

This is the Meeqat (boundary) from whence pilgrims enter into Ihraam to perform Hajj or Umrah in Makkah

Bir Ali (Dhul Hulaifa)

This is the cave the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was taken to when he was injured in the Battle of Badr

Cave of Uhud

The museum has lots of models of Medina city with explanation regarding the history of Medina city and beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) life and his hijrah from Mecca city to Medina

Dar Al Madinah Museum

Abu Dawood reported in his Sunan that the Prophet (SAS) came to Thabit Ibn Qais who was sick and recited the dua upon him, ’O Lord of Mankind, take away the harm from Thabit Ibn Qais’. Then he (the Prophet) took some earth from Buthaan (a place in Medina) and then put it in a container and put water in it. After, doing this, he then splashed the water on Thabit’. (Abu Dawood)

Garden of Healing Sand

This is the cemetery where Hamza (RA) and the martyrs of Uhud are buried.

Grave of Hamza (RA) and Martyrs of Uhud

The Hejaz Railway was built by the Ottomans allowing people to travel to Madina by train and ran all the way to Damascus, Syria

Hejaz Railway Station

Mariyah Qibtiyah was gifted to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) who bore him a son, Ibrahim, who passed away in his infancy. This area, now a graveyard, marks where Mariyah Qibtiyah live, and where Ibrahim also died.

House of Mariah Qibtiyah (RA)

This was the house and well of Sayyidah Fatimah bint Husayn in Madinah

House of Sayyidah Fatima bint Husayn (RA)

Jannatul Baqi is the main cemetery of Madina. Many members of the Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) close family, and companions are buried here.

Jannatul Baqi

The "Mosque of Clouds" derives its name from the occasion when the Prophet prayed for rain and suddenly clouds appeared and rain fell.

Masjid Ghamama

Masjid Ijabah is where the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) made a dua/supplication for three things. However, only two of them were granted.

Masjid Ijabah

This is where the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) performed the first Friday congregational prayer in Madina

Masjid Jumuah

Masjid Masturah is where the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) rested and prayed after the Battle of Uhud. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) also rested/stopped here whenever he went to visit the grave of Hamza (RA) in Uhud.

Masjid Masturah

Also known as Masjid Banu Unaif and Masjid Fajr, this is where the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) performed his first Fajr salaah when he entered Madina.

Masjid Misbah

This is the place the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was praying at when the direction of prayer (Qibla) was changed from Al Quds (Jerusalem) to Makkah

Masjid Qiblatayn

Masjid Quba was the first Masjid to be built in Islam. The virtue of Masjid Quba is mentioned in the following Quranic verse in Surah Taubah: “…certainly a masjid founded on piety from the very first day is more deserving that you should stand in it…” [9:108]

Masjid Quba

This where the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) paraded his army on the way to the Battle of Uhud. Those whom he considered too young or not strong enough to stand the battle were also dismissed here.

Masjid Shaikhain

Masjid Suqyaa is located inside the Anbariya train station, and marks the area where Muslims gathered before departing for the Battle of Badr. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) performed ablution and offered prayer. Then, he supplicated for the dwellers of Madina and paraded his forces.

Masjid Suqyaa

This fort is in the region where the Banu Qaynuqa lived who were one of three main Jewish tribes living in Madinah at the time when the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be on him) emigrated there. They were the first of the Jewish tribes to break the peace treaty with the Muslims and were expelled from Madinah in the middle of Shawwal, 2AH.

Ottoman Fort

This is garden where Abu Bakr Al-Siddeeq (RA) was appointed the first Caliph in Islam

Saqeefa Bani Saida

The Well of Ghars is among historical wells in Madina. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) drank its water and told his companions to use water in this well to bath Him after His demise.

Well of Ghars

This well was the only source of water in in a part of Madinah, which belong a Jew who charged exorbitant amounts for water. Uthman (ra) offered to buy the well to assist the Muslims.

Well of Uthman ibn Affan (RA)