What to do and see in Medina, Al Madinah Province: The Best Places and Tips

Medina (/məˈdiːnə/; Arabic: المدينة المنورة‎, al-Madīnah al-Munawwarah, "the radiant city"; or المدينة, al-Madīnah (Hejazi pronunciation: [almaˈdiːna]), "the city"), also transliterated as Madīnah, is a city in the Hejaz region of the Arabian Peninsula and administrative headquarters of the Al-Madinah Region of Saudi Arabia. At the city's heart is al-Masjid an-Nabawi ("the Prophet's Mosque"), which is the burial place of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and is the second-holiest city in Islam after Mecca.

1. Al Masjid an Nabawi

| Al Haram, Medina 42311, Saudi Arabia Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
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Al Masjid an Nabawi

Reviewed By travellite78 - London, United KingdomLondon, United Kingdom

A haven of tranquility

This Mosque is absolutely amazing. The place is huge but is so well run and the crowds managed like clock work. An army of workers keep this magnificent building and it's huge surrounding outer areas incredibly clean. The inside of the Mosque simply took

2. Mount Uhud

Medina, Saudi Arabia Nature & Parks, Mountains
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4.5 based on 528 reviews

Mount Uhud

Reviewed By solotrevelar - Jazan, Saudi ArabiaJazan, Saudi Arabia

Mount Uhud

Historical Places in Saudi Arabia.....MOUNT UHUD........Mount Uhud (Arabic: جَبَل أُحُد‎, Jabal Uḥud) is a mountain north of Medina, Saudi Arabia. It is 1,077 m (3,533 ft) high. It was the site of the second battle between Muslim and Meccan forces. The Ba

3. Masjid Quba

Al Hijrah Rd | Al Khatim, Medina 42318, Saudi Arabia Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
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Masjid Quba

Reviewed By Senjamerah - Jakarta, IndonesiaJakarta, Indonesia

Better arrangement

For those with wheelchair, they have designated area inside for praying but the problem is to reach the masjid through parking lot with wheelchair, there are some areas which are higher thus we need to carry the wheelchair. Need to be more accessible thro

4. Jannatul Baqi

| Southeast of the Masjid al-Nabawi, Medina, Saudi Arabia Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites, Cemeteries
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5 based on 243 reviews

Jannatul Baqi

Reviewed By Sayeedac1 - Dhaka City, BangladeshDhaka City, Bangladesh

A SOMBRE PLACE

The graveyard situated adjacent to the Masjid al-Nabawi, it is one of the simplest, most sombre graveyards you can imagine. Restricted timings & strict guidelines to follow. A place where the Shahabis are buried with awesome simplicity. Makes one ponder a

5. Al-Madina Museum

Omar Bin Alkatab Street, Medina, Saudi Arabia Museums, Specialty Museums
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4.5 based on 99 reviews

Al-Madina Museum

Reviewed By arqabat - Dubai, United Arab EmiratesDubai, United Arab Emirates

Good place to get more information about Almadina

The building it self is an iconic and historic building that was built by the turkish to be the last station of the famous hijaz railway.the museum is well divided into deffirernt sections that explain the history of the holy city and the local living sty

6. Dar Al Madinah Museum

Safwan Bin Malik ST | 5257 - al Mabuth al Madinah al Munawwarah, Medina 42362, Saudi Arabia Museums, Children's Museums, History Museums, Specialty Museums, Art Museums More
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Dar Al Madinah Museum

The first and biggest museum that specialized in the history of Almadinah and its deep heritage. The museum highlights the history of the city of our beloved profit ,peace be upon him, as well as its valuable heritage and great ancient civilization. The museum displays big collection of hand built models that shows you simulation of the actual old landmarks of the city as well as a big collection of rear pieces and rear shoots of the city and its history.

Reviewed By dr_nayyar - Karachi, PakistanKarachi, Pakistan

Historic overview

I had impression of it being a traditional museum.. Instead it was like a guided visit into islamic history with beautifully crafted models.. The visit was in form of groups, with guided tour nerrated in Urdu, English and Arabic.. A must see for visitorst

7. Masjid Al Qiblatayn

Medina, Saudi Arabia Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
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Masjid Al Qiblatayn

Reviewed By Ibnbatuta_traveller - New Delhi, IndiaNew Delhi, India

Must Visit in Madinah

It's also known as the Masjid of two Qiblas. This is where Prophet Muhammad SAW was given the order by Allah to start facing Makkah while praying as your Qiblah or direction. Before this Muslims used to pray facing Al Aqsa mosque in Palestine. One of the

8. Al Noor Mall

King Abdullah Road, Second Ring, Medina 1869 Madinah 41441, Saudi Arabia Shopping, Shopping Malls
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Al Noor Mall

Reviewed By abdulrahmanishaq - London, United KingdomLondon, United Kingdom

Convenient place to go

In the busy times of being in madinah a quick place to getaway and manage get a quiet bite to eat. A convenience one definitely needs!!

9. Grave Of Hamzah

Mount Uhud, Medina, Saudi Arabia Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 208 reviews

Grave Of Hamzah

Reviewed By missasoen - BandungBandung

The prominent warrior

When i visited there, people are flocking outside the fence, because we can not go inside. I kinda forgot why. But nevertheless, eventho through the fence, we can still cast a glance of what inside. The syuhada, the maryr, the greatest Islamic warrior of

10. Madain Saleh Tombs

Al Ula, Medina, Saudi Arabia Sights & Landmarks, Ancient Ruins
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Madain Saleh Tombs

Reviewed By ayesham448

It's closed

Having interest in historical sites and passion to explore and hearing much about madain saleh we decided to go, after travelling a long long distance from taif to there we were returned back from the gate. Apparently its closed and under construction for

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