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Address: King Faisal Road, Medina, Saudi Arabia

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Change of Qibla

The mosque is significant as the Qibla (direction in which we Muslims pray ) changed from Masjid Aqsa to Kaaba.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Jammu City, India
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Jammu City, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The mosque is significant as the Qibla (direction in which we Muslims pray ) changed from Masjid Aqsa to Kaaba.

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Malang, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 16 months prophet Muhammad SAW hijra to Medinah, Allah ask prophet to switch qiblat from baited maqdis Masjidil Aqsa to Masjidil Haram Kabah for next 2 rakaat. It is famous for 2 qiblat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Feel blessed to visit Masjid al qiblatain. Very beautiful masjid, and have sign of previous qibla Al Aqsa. Performed salat here and very peaceful as its in the city of Prophet's city.

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Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

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 9 January 2017

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

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 January 2017 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 31 December 2016

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 24 December 2016 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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