Ziyarat / Places to Visit in Madina You are here: Home Madina Ziyarat / Places to Visit Archers Mountain Uhud View on Map This is the small mountain where the archers were based during the Battle of Uhud Battle of the Trench site View on Map 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. Bir Ali (Dhul Hulaifa) View on Map This is the Meeqat (boundary) from whence pilgrims enter into Ihraam to perform Hajj or Umrah in Makkah Castle of Urwah bin Zubair View on Map Cave of Uhud View on Map This is the cave the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was taken to when he was injured in the Battle of Badr Dar Al Madinah Museum View on Map 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 Garden of Healing Sand View on Map 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 Salman al Farsi View on Map Grave of Hamza (RA) and Martyrs of Uhud View on Map This is the cemetery where Hamza (RA) and the martyrs of Uhud are buried. Hejaz Railway Station View on Map The Hejaz Railway was built by the Ottomans allowing people to travel to Madina by train and ran all the way to Damascus, Syria House of Mariah Qibtiyah (RA) View on Map 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 Sayyidah Fatima bint Husayn (RA) View on Map This was the house and well of Sayyidah Fatimah bint Husayn in Madinah Jannatul Baqi View on Map Jannatul Baqi is the main cemetery of Madina. Many members of the Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) close family, and companions are buried here. Masjid Abu Bakr as Siddiq (RA) View on Map Masjid Ali (RA) View on Map Masjid Ghamama View on Map The "Mosque of Clouds" derives its name from the occasion when the Prophet prayed for rain and suddenly clouds appeared and rain fell. Masjid Ijabah View on Map Masjid Ijabah is where the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) made a dua/supplication for three things. However, only two of them were granted. Masjid Jumuah View on Map This is where the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) performed the first Friday congregational prayer in Madina Masjid Masturah View on Map 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 Misbah View on Map 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 Qiblatayn View on Map 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 Quba View on Map 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 Shaikhain View on Map 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 Suqyaa View on Map 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. Ottoman Fort View on Map 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. Saqeefa Bani Saida View on Map This is garden where Abu Bakr Al-Siddeeq (RA) was appointed the first Caliph in Islam Well of Ghars View on Map 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 Uthman ibn Affan (RA) View on Map 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.