Ziyarat in madina include a lot of places including Rawdah of Muhammad (SAW) and Masajids. People who come for Hajj or Umrah visit madina as well. Madina is known to be the base of Islamic civilisation and its culture. The Rawdah of Prophet (SAW) is in madina due to which it holds verily a huge an importance for muslims. The city of madina was a place of shelter when he (SAW) performed hijrah from Makkah which then became the home to Ahl-ul-Bait. Famous youtuber and blogger Abdul Fareed Malik has prepared a guide for the people who want to visit madina ziyarat’s on their trip to Saudi Arab which will help you know about places and their importance for muslims.
List of Madina ziyarat places that you must visit :
- MASJID ALI NABWI
- JANNAT AL-BAQI
- QUBA MOSQUE
- UHUD MOUNTAIN
- MASJID AL-QIBLATAIN
- THE BAAB-AS-SALAAM
- MOSQUE AL GHAMAMAH
- BATTLEFIELD OF THE TRENCH (KHANDAQ)
1) MASJID ALI NABWI :
2) JANNAT AL-BAQI :
3) QUBA MOSQUE :
4) UHUD MOUNTAIN :
5) MASJID AL-QIBLATAIN :
6) BAAB-AS-SALAAM :
The Baab-As-Salaam (Arabic ), pronounced “bb assalm,” is one of the gates at Makkah-Al-Masjid-al-Haram. Mukkarammah’s This phrase in Arabic literally translates to “Peace Gate” in English. It has long been customary for first-time visitors to the mosques to enter through this gate.
This gate is closer to Mount Marwah in the stretch between Mount Safa and Marwaah. The “Bani Sheeba” gate is the door through which pilgrims enter to perform the Arrival Tawaf. Sultan Soleiman Khan renewed it in 931 Hj and again in the 2000s.
It is the first mosque where Friday prayers (Jum’ah) were held. According to tradition, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) led the first Jum’ah prayers in this mosque after the Muslims migrated from Mecca to Medina.
The mosque is a historic site and Muslims visit it during ziyarat in Madina.
7) MASJID AL GHAMAMAH :
The Mosque Al Ghamamah is a small mosque, and it is not one of the major landmarks in Medina, but it is still an important site for pilgrims and visitors, who come to perform the ziyarat (visit) and to seek blessings.
During ziyarat in Madina, this mosque holds significant importance among Muslims. it is important to follow the dress code for the mosque, which requires modest attire for both men and women, and to observe the prayer times. Visitors should also respect the cultural and religious norms and avoid eating, drinking, or smoking within the mosque.
8) BATTLEFIELD OF THE TRENCH (KHANDAQ) :
The Battle of Badr, also known as the Maidan-e-Badr, took place in 624 CE and is regarded as one of the most significant battles in Islamic history. It was a military clash between Madina’s Muslims and a powerful army of Meccan merchants and tribal leaders. Who wanted to stop the spread of Islam.
The Battle of Badr, fought between Makkah and Madina near the Badr wells, resulted in a decisive victory for the Muslims. The battle is regarded as a watershed moment in Islamic history because it demonstrated the Muslim community’s strength and resolve, as well as confirmed the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) as a military leader.
The event is also remembered for the important lessons it teaches about overcoming adversity through perseverance, faith, and determination.