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Address: King Faisal Road, Medina, Saudi Arabia

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Famous Mosque for Two Qiblas.

This is only mosque in the world which has two Qibla directions.In the starts Muslims are pray there Prayers in the directions of Baitul Maqdas but when Allah Tala allowed the... read more

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is only mosque in the world which has two Qibla directions.In the starts Muslims are pray there Prayers in the directions of Baitul Maqdas but when Allah Tala allowed the Muslims to Prayers directions to Kabba the Mass prayer was continue here and peoples change there face directions to the Kabba. A must visit attraction for Muslims who visit... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Historically this mosque is important as the Holy Prophet received the revelation to change the direction of the Qibla to face the Kaaba. Worth a visit.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Historically important as the famous Mosque where the Holy Prophet received the revelation changing the direction of the Qibla to face the Kaaba, so yes it is worth a visit, on ones tour of Saudi Arabia

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Memphis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Please know the history and significance when you visit. Nice prayer for nafil and dua. Be wary of pickpockets, unfortunately.

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Gujranwala, Pakistan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Masjid al-Qiblatain is historic masjid which reminds us when Allah's order of diversion towards Kaaba Shareef from Masjid-Aqsa Jerusalem. It has 2 Minar.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mosque of the Two Qiblas (Arabic: المسجد القبلتین‎‎), The reason for naming the mosque dates back to the group of Muslims at the time of the Prophet used to pray toward Al-Aqsa mosque “Jerusalem “ and if Bmnadi behind them yell and tell them that the revelation had descended on the Prophet diverting the direction of Jerusalem to the Grand... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very important place to visit, the first mosque in Islam. All facilities are excellent. Must visit. As the place selected when first time The prophet entered the city.

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Medina, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

it is the Masjid that Allah asked Prophet Mohamed Peace be upon him to change the Qibla from Al-Aqsa Mosque to Holy Kaaba during the the second rakah of noon prayer

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the mosque from where the qibla changed in th emiddle of salaat from Jerusalem to Makkah. But don't expect to see 2 qiblas.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This is a very historic mosque and should be visited as the Holy Prophet (p.b.u.h.) was given the directive to change the direction of the Qibla inside it. You can see both Qibla directions indicated inside the mosque.

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