Madinah Half Day Tour

Madinah Half Day Tour

Experience Saudi culture first hand; See what makes Medina so truly beautiful and enchanting; Visit Masjid-e-Nabwi, the Quba Mosque, the Masjid al-Qiblatay, and "The Seven Mosques" or Sab'u Masjid, Uhud Mountain, Date Garden, and Al Noor Mall.

Stop at: Al-Jumu'a Mosque

Masjid Jummah, on the boundary of Madinah, marks the site where the Prophet ﷺ led the first Jummah salah, shortly after his Hijrah (migration) from Makkah. It is about 2.5 km from Masjid-e-Nabwi. Approximately one hundred Muslims participated in this first Jummah salah. Amongst them were the Prophet’s (ﷺ) relatives from Bani an-Najjar who had come to meet him and some from Bani Amr who had escorted him from Quba. After performing the Friday prayer, the Prophet ﷺ mounted Qaswa (his camel) and set off for the city of Madinah.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop at: Al-Sajdah Masjid 

This Masjid is 900 m north of the Prophet's mosqu and has had several names including 'Al Sajdah Mosque' and 'Al-Shukr Mosque'. The Prophet ﷺ prostrated in its location in thankfulness to Allaah when he was told by Gabriel AS that whoever sends salutations upon the Prophet ﷺ, Allaah will send blessings upon him, and whoever sends peace upon the Prophet ﷺ, Allaah will send peace upon him. It is now well-known as the Mosque of Abu Dhar, which was rebuilt and expanded in 1421 A.H.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop at: Al-Qiblatayn Mosque 

The Masjid al-Qiblatayn is a historical 5 km northwest from the Prophet's Mosque. It was named Al-Qiblatain because in it the Companions prayed one prayer there towards two directions (Qibla) as the revelation of changing Qiblah from Jerusalem to Makkah came down.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop at: Masjid Quba

The Masjid Quba is the first mosque built by the Muslims in the history of Islam. It was allocated by the blessed hands of Messenger ﷺ himself upon his arrival to the Quba region before entering Madeenah on his migration. journey from Makkah. Quba Mosque was later frequently visitged by the Message of Allaah ﷺ who prayed there, often on Saturdayss, and be encouraged people to visit it. It was narrated in Hadith that whoever makes ablution at his home and comes to pray in Quba Mosque will receive the reward of performing Umrah. 

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop at: The Garden And Masjid Of Salman Al Farsi

The land on which the Prophet (ﷺ) planted three hundred date palms to free Salman Farsi (may Allah be pleased with him) from slavery. It is located close to Masjid Quba.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mount Uhud

To the north of the Prophet's mosque, lies Mount Uhud at a distance of 4 km, in front of which the second battle in Islam (the Battle of Uhud) took place in 3 AH. At its foot, there is a cemetery containing 70 Companions of the Messenger ﷺ who were martyred in the battle of Uhud. In their forefront was his Uncle, Hamzah Ibn Abdul Muttalib RA. The cemetery was visited by the Messenger ﷺ from time to time. Of this mountain, the Prophet (ﷺ) declared, “This mountain loves us and we love it.” [Muslim]

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop at: The Seven Mosques

The Seven Mosques or Sab'u Masajid is a complex of six small historic and often visited mosques in the city of Medina, Saudi Arabia. The complex consists of six mosques in spite of the name "Sabah" means "seven", because it included the Masjid al-Qiblatayn originally.

Duration: 15 minutes



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