Madina (Almadinah Almunawarah) is located in the North Western part of the Kingdom, approximately 950 km from the capital of Riyadh. Set on a plateau at the meeting point of three valleys, it is situated at an altitude of nearly 600 meters.
It is an important place of pilgrimage for Muslims, because of its religious and historical significance. It was the first city to support the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), aiding him in his initial battles, and therefore instrumental in the spread of Islam.
Madina is popularly known as 'The City of Dates', because of the numerous date palms that line its streets – and because of the various delicious varieties of Dates available here.
Masjid Al Nabawi Al Sharief (Prophet Mohammed’s mosque)
is the main attraction of Madina City, the final resting place of Prophet Muhammad. People visit to offer their prayers in the Mosque and express their respect to the prophet Muhammad.
The First Mosque built by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) when he migrated from Makkah.
Historically Muslims used to pray facing the Jerusalem, the direction of prayer was changed to Makkah during the Prophet period in this Mosque.
Sabaa Masjid (Seven Mosque)
Seven small mosque built in the same surrounding.
On this Ground the Battle of Uhud was fought and people visit this ground to offer respect to the Martyrs
Al-Nur USA Hajj group will organize a tour for these historical sites while the 2013 Hajj group in Madinah