1. The Graveyard of Uhud – This is where the martyrs of the battle of
Uhud are buried. Hazrat Hamza (A.S) the uncle of the Prophet (S.A.W) was
killed and buried here.
2.Masjid Quba - First mosque of Islam. The Prophet (S.A.W) spent more
than 20 nights here (after migrating) praying qasr while waiting for Imam
Ali (A.S). It is mentioned in the Qur'an as the mosque founded on piety and
3.Imam Ali (A.S)'s house - Behind Masjid Quba is Imam Ali (A.S)'s house
4. Well of the Prophet (S.A.W) - In front of Masjid Quba, is a
sweet-water well that is now closed. The Prophet (S.A.W)'s ring fell into
this well hence the name Bi'ru al-Khatam (khatam = ring). It is also called
5. Mashrabat Umm Ibrahim - Joined to Masjid Quba is "Mashrabat Ummu
Ibrahim". This is the room of the Prophet (S.A.W)'s wife Mariah Qibtwiyya
(Umm Ibrahim). The Prophet (S.A.W) used to live and pray here
6.Masjid Fadhikh - It is situated in the eastern part of Masjid Quba.
It is named after a palm tree that used to be at the place. It is also
called Masjid Nakhl.
7. Masjid Qiblatayn (i.e. the mosque of two qiblas) - The mosque where
the Holy Prophet (S.A.W) was commanded to change his qibla from Masjid al-Aqsa
(Jerusalem) to the Holy Ka'aba (Makkah)
8.Sab'a Masajid (lit. 'The place of 7 mosques'). There are now only
five mosques - Masjid Ali (now closed), Masjid Fatima (now closed), Masjid
Fath, Masjid Salman al-Farsi, & Masjid Umar.
9.Masjid Fath (lit. "mosque of victory") is at the top of a mountain.
This is named after the Muslims victory in the Battle of Khandaq when Imam
Ali (A.S) killed Amr b. Abd Wudd and the Prophet (S.A.W) prayed here for the
10.Masjid Ummul Mu'minin Mariyah Qibtiya (A.S), wife of the Holy
Prophet (S.A.W) and mother of Ibrahim (A.S). This could be one of the two
demolished mosques at Sab'a Masajid
11.Masjid Raj'atu-Shams - now destroyed
12.Masjid Ghamamah. Also called Masjid Eid. The Holy Prophet (S.A.W)
said his Eid prayers here
13.Well (bir) of Ali, peace be upon him
14.Masjid Shajarah - Also known as Masjid Ali (A.S). This place is a
Meeqat for those going for Umrah from Madinah to Makkah. The place is also
known amongst the locals as Abar Ali
(For relevant duas and
ziyarats please refer to Pages 169 through to 193 of Adabul Haramain)