Holy Places To Visit In Madinah | Hajj Umrah Guide

Haina Mirza
Nov 8 · 3 min read

All the pilgrims have an interest in various sites that performs a vital role in Islamic history. Being a Muslim, we should be aware of our unremarkable history. By visiting the holy places through London Umrah packages, you can quickly sketch in your mind of the historical occasion or personality, related to that place. Indeed, for Muslims, Masjid al-Haram and Masjid Nabawi are the most beautiful and eye-catching Holy places.

Places to visit in Madina

1. Masjid-e-Nabwi

Muslim consider Masjid-e- Nabawi as the most spiritual place after Masjid-ul-Haram. This is the place where the last Messenger of Allah (P.B.U.H) is resting in peace. After arriving in Madinah, the first mosque that was built by Prophet (P.B.U.H.) herself was this Masjid-e-Nabawi.

2. Jannat ul Baqi

Jannat-ul-Baqi is the main graveyard of Madinah. This graveyard holds a high level of significance among the Muslim community. Almost ten thousand associates, including some companions, wives, and daughters of Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H.) had been buried there. This beatific place also holds tombs of many brave martyrs of Uhud.

3. Masjid Al Quba

This is one of the few must-seeing sights in Madinah. It is the second-largest and one of the oldest mosque that was built by Prophet (P.B.U.H.) himself in the first year of migration from Makkah to Madinah. Its virtue in Islamic history lies in the fact that the Prophet (P.B.U.H.) himself had stayed here after migrating from Makkah and Allah has also mentioned this mosque in the Quran.

A view of some holy spots in madinah
A view of some holy spots in madinah

4. Mount Uhud

This mount is found five kilometres north of Madinah. It is the exact place where the Quraysh of Makkah assembled a huge amount of troops to take revenge of the embarrassing defeat they got from just a few Muslims in the Battle of Badr. The battle then named as Battle of Uhud in Islamic history. In this battle, Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H.) loses two of his teeth.

5. Garden of Hazrat Salman Farsi (R.A.)

This historic garden is the outcome of the three hundred date palms planted by Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H.) himself to free his beloved companion Salman Farsi (R.A.) from slavery. Salman Farsi (R.A.) was the first person who translated the Holy Quran into a foreign language (Persian). The garden still contains those date palms and develops tons of dates every year. It is located near Masjid Quba, and you should visit this during your trip to Madinah.

6. The Well of Uthman (Bir e Usman)

This 1400 years old well belongs to a very close companion of Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H.), Hazrat Usman (R.A.). Prophet (P.B.U.H.) said, “Whoever purchased this well from Jew and give free water to Muslims would go directly to Jannah”. Hazrat Usman (R.A.) then obeyed the command of Prophet (P.B.U.H.) and give free water of the well to all Muslims. It is the live spot of Islamic teachings that make Muslims proud.

After reading about these holy places and events related to them, I hope you are inspired to visit them. A massive amount of people like to have a memorable lifetime journey to these holy places with religious enrichment. You can visit them in your short time while performing Umrah or Hajj. All you have to do is to book suitable Umrah packages 2020 and just get up early in the morning.

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