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Address: King Faisal Road, Medina, Saudi Arabia

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The masjid of 2 Qiblas

The Qiblatain Masjid is among the three earliest masjids in Islam's history, along with Quba and Masjid Nabawi. This masjid is historically important for Muslims as the place... read more

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Alkharj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Qiblatain Masjid is among the three earliest masjids in Islam's history, along with Quba and Masjid Nabawi. This masjid is historically important for Muslims as the place where, after the Prophet Hazrat Muhammad PBUH received the command to change the direction of prayer (qibla) from Jerusalem to Makkah, the entire congregation (salat asr) led by a companion changed direction... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is the first masjed in Islam. The two rakah is equal to one Omrah. I usualy visit this masjid once I visit Al Madina. Sure that I will visit this masjid in my next trip to Madina.

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Jammu City, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 10 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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