Al Masjid an Nabawi
Al Masjid an Nabawi
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Masjid Nabawi is one of the most important landmarks in the history of Islam. Visiting this larger than life landmark is a dream for the Muslims around the world.
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Masjid Nabawi Central Madina, Medina 41412 Saudi Arabia
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  • bluebay06
    La Spezia, Italy2,209 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An impressive mosque for its size and importance
    Staying in a hotel very close to the mosque, we walked to it. We entered the paved area around the mosque from the south side and the vision of the shading umbrellas almost all open was impressive. Aimed to protect worshipers from the heat of the sun there are a total of 250 umbrellas here. Outdoor nebulizers are present in several points to refresh the environment. The Green Dome is where the tomb of the Prophet Mohammed is located. The night lighting is also fascinating. Very interesting visit to an impressive mosque for its size and importance.
    Visited May 2023
    Written 26 May 2023
  • robyn r
    Melbourne, Australia272 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A special experience
    We took the fast train from Jeddah to Medina to see this beautiful and important mosque. As non Muslims we could only see outside. We were struck by how huge it was. We were told that it can accommodate 1.3 million people. A museum outlines the development of this magnificent mosque and the 6 major extensions it has undergone in order to expand to its current size. We were there on a Friday. The streets of Medina were all but bare (people do not go outside on this holy day except to pray). And the call to prayer at the mosque saw a huge swelling of people in response.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 July 2023
  • shamimrajan
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Peaceful, beautiful Must Visit Mosque
    Just Wow. Words cannot express the amazing experience we had at this beautiful mosque. It was very busy with overflow areas filled up as well but very organized and they moved the crowd in a nice, respectable and organized manner. We visited this holy place as well as the final resting place of the Prophet.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 October 2023
  • mwhamburger
    Seattle, Washington831 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    an incredible mosque - even if you can only view it from the outside as a non Mulsim
    this is the second largest mosque after Mecca. I had to hunt around to find the Arabic name for the Prophet's Mosque to write a review. Muhammed is buried here. The ground is spread over 20 some acres. It's unbelievably huge and holds inside/out a million people. Try to imagine that. When we were there and watched the pilgrims from lots of different countries enter the mosque we were truly in awe of the masses that seemed never ending. Non Muslims are not allowed to get inside (there is a green barrier). But what you can see as you walk around will blow your mind. It's stunning!!. What looks like umbrellas does also fold up. Totally beautiful to look at and architectural genius.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 4 February 2024
  • Baitullah Travel UK
    London, United Kingdom6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A holy trip to Masjid An Nabawi SAW in Feb 2024 - Baitullah Travel UK
    Our pilgrimage to Masjid Nabawi in February 2024 with Baitullah Travel was nothing short of a divine odyssey. From the instant we set foot in the hallowed precincts, a profound sense of spirituality engulfed us. The iconic green dome stood tall, an emblem of our faith and a beacon of hope for pilgrims worldwide. In the Rawdah, where the Prophet's (peace be upon him) serene resting place resides, our prayers echoed with unmatched sincerity and reverence. Baitullah Travel's impeccable arrangements ensured our journey was smooth and focused solely on our spiritual enlightenment. Their attention to detail allowed us to immerse ourselves fully in the mosque's rich history and architectural splendor. Every corner we explored whispered tales of devotion and inspired us to strengthen our connection with our faith. Leaving Masjid Nabawi was bittersweet, as we departed with hearts filled with gratitude and souls nourished by the divine experience. Our pilgrimage with Baitullah Travel was an unforgettable chapter in our spiritual journey, one that will continue to resonate in our hearts for years to come. Regards Baitullah Travel Team
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 8 March 2024
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K Niaz Morshed
Dhaka City, Bangladesh1,578 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
One of the great Moshjid I have ever visited . Love to visit again and again . This is so softtiscated for us a Muslim. Our prophet (sm) present here. All emotions goes with it
Written 5 May 2024
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avorajee
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia401 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
The peace and serenity of this place is unmatched. Every time I visit the haram, I am in awe of the people and the spirituality of the place.
Written 8 April 2024
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Halima B
78 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
This is going to be long as I want to be detailed as possible so others may benefit.

I read and was told many times that if you cannot get a permit for the rawda, then the after fajr wait for the gate 21 to open for women. The men pray in that area so you have to wait and then they will let women in once the men clear out. I was told. The two days I was in Madina I only saw men entering gate 21. I did not wait for fajr as I managed with a permit. HOWEVER I stumbled upon a gem. After the hop on and hop off tour (highly recommend), it ended outside the woman’s area and entering the Haram it leads straight to gate 21. This was around 8.30am. Keep that in mind. I needed to get my daughter out the sun and I wanted to pray in the mosque and give my goodbyes as we were leaving that day. It just happens that gate 21 was the one right in front of us (amazing how things work out!) I noticed male guards and I noticed them telling men to leave the area and I noticed women going in but they weren’t being stopped. We took our shoes off and went in. The first area into the mosque from gate 21 is just tiled floor. It felt odd! I’m not sure why it was not designated for prayer. We continued to walk and reached the carped area. I was getting ready to pray until a female guard said not here, go further in, so I did (had she not, I may not have noticed where I actually was). I put my things down and when I looked up there it was, the area where the Prophet and the companions are buried. The green dome clearer than when it was when I queued for the rawdah. For those who get to go via the rawda permit, it’s literally on the other side of this thin paper wall. It’s in the exact same area. If anything, I felt closer to the grave here. Maybe because the view of the dome was much clearer and we could see the golden gates directly under. And it was calmer. The only thing is, is the green carpet that represents the area of the original mosque is not on this side but literally separated by a paper wall. I prayer a bit and went again to give my farewell Salam and made supplication.

So yes, go after 8 o’clock. It’s calm. I prayed with ease, took my time. Gave Salam and made du3aa and took my sweet time. Only a few women were there. It started to get busier around 9 but it was manageable. No one was pushing anyone it was definitely safer for my daughter.
Written 7 April 2024
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Hassan S
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
I got very disappointed today. I entered from gate number 39 to Rawdah, and put my shoes in the shelf. After Rawdah visit, when I was asking to security person " How to get my shoes" from gate number 39, since we were not allow to go back and get shoes, meanwhile another security person came and hold my hand and push me with screaming, really I got shocked, how they treat the peoples. The management should teach them "MANNERS". I decided never go again inside, is better to stay far these peoples and make a dua and leave area.
Written 28 March 2024
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S P
Amersham, UK142 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
Medina was on my “to visit” list for quite a while and this year I finally decided to use an opportunity. I wanted to do it right before Ramadan so first few days in March 2024 were the best option.
The city was closed for non-Muslims for centuries, but a few years ago restrictions were relaxed and visiting the city also became possible for those confessing other religions. It’s still forbidden to enter the Prophet’s Mosque (An Masjid an Nabawi) though, but walking the area around it is allowed and there is plenty to see!!
Medina is a second most important city for Muslims after Mecca. Prophet’s burial site is actually in Medina in haram area within Masjid an Nabawi.
Getting to the mosque and the whole haram (forbidden area) by taxi from Medina airport takes about 30 minutes and costs 90 SAR (please only use the official taxi companies), there are a few of them at the airport.
Haram area is very, very crowded due to being a pilgrimage destination. There are worshippers literally from all around the world.
Taking pictures is allowed but a friendly piece of advice - please only use a smartphone for that! Big cameras are not welcomed. I was told by the guard in a very rude way to hide the camera, but still managed to make some great photos using an iPhone.
Anyway, it was my fifth trip to Saudi Arabia and I’m glad I’ve finally visited Medina.
The only con during that trip was the disgusting behaviour of guards and the police near the mosque. Their rude and unprofessional attitude towards pilgrims is absolutely unacceptable. Since Saudi Arabia is now open for tourism, police and guards, especially in the tourist spots, need to be taught some good manners and develop proper communication skills.
But still, I highly recommend Medina to all adventurous travellers like me!
Written 20 March 2024
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Kamal H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
The holy mosque, love of all muslim world. The city of our prophet Muhammad(PBUH), this mosque is in heart of billions of muslims, most beautiful, clean and peaceful place
Written 14 March 2024
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Baitullah Travel UK
London, UK6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
Our pilgrimage to Masjid Nabawi in February 2024 with Baitullah Travel was nothing short of a divine odyssey. From the instant we set foot in the hallowed precincts, a profound sense of spirituality engulfed us. The iconic green dome stood tall, an emblem of our faith and a beacon of hope for pilgrims worldwide. In the Rawdah, where the Prophet's (peace be upon him) serene resting place resides, our prayers echoed with unmatched sincerity and reverence.

Baitullah Travel's impeccable arrangements ensured our journey was smooth and focused solely on our spiritual enlightenment. Their attention to detail allowed us to immerse ourselves fully in the mosque's rich history and architectural splendor. Every corner we explored whispered tales of devotion and inspired us to strengthen our connection with our faith.

Leaving Masjid Nabawi was bittersweet, as we departed with hearts filled with gratitude and souls nourished by the divine experience. Our pilgrimage with Baitullah Travel was an unforgettable chapter in our spiritual journey, one that will continue to resonate in our hearts for years to come.

Regards
Baitullah Travel Team
Written 8 March 2024
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Lincoln Shahid
Dhaka City, Bangladesh278 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Peaceful, Tranquil and Beautiful. It was a very emotional experience. It is a place of high religious significance. A place of highest honor and significance.
Written 2 March 2024
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Othman Iftikhar
Medina, Saudi Arabia20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
I really love to go to Masjid an Nabawi. It’s so peaceful and the reward for praying in Masjid Nabawi is 1000 times extra as compared to the normal prayer
Written 1 March 2024
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Nouislife
122 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
my second visit to the beautiful mosque, 5 days so fast. me and my family very grateful able to come and prayer in this holy place. in addition I have prayer in Rawdah using Nusuk app. you need to check everytime because slot is limited to pray in Rawdah. be passion always pray to Allah to get chance can pray in Radwah. Alhamdulillah Ya Allah.
Written 12 February 2024
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