Medina is a city located in the Hejaz region of Saudi Arabia. It is the second holiest city in Islam after Mecca and is commonly known as the city of the Prophet because it was the final home and resting place of the prophet Muhammad.
Medina is a major pilgrimage site for Muslims and receives millions of visitors every year who come to visit the Prophet's Mosque, which houses his tomb. The city is also home to many other important Islamic sites, including the Quba Mosque, the first mosque ever built in Islam, and the Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, one of the largest mosques in the world.
Apart from its religious significance, Medina is also a center for education and scholarship in Islam, with many Islamic schools and universities located in the city. The city has a rich history and has been a center of political, cultural, and economic activity in the Arabian Peninsula for centuries.
Today, Medina is a modern city with a population of around 1.5 million people. It has a vibrant economy based on religious tourism and industries such as agriculture, oil and gas, and manufacturing.
How to get to Medina
Medina has an airport with domestic and international flights and a railway station with trains to Mecca and Jeddah. It can also be easily reached by car.
Accommodation
There are countless hotels and other accomodation options, bookable via the international booking portals.
01 Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque 02 Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque
03 Footpath opposite prophet mosque 04 Green dome and minarets 05 Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque inner court 06 Minarets of Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque
07 Sun protection umbrellas in Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque 08 Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque 09 Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque 10 Prophet mosque 11 Entrance to Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque
12 Western entrance to prophet mosque 13 Elaf al Taqwa hotel 14 Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque 15 Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque
16 Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque inner court 17 Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque inner court 18 Al Safiah health care center 19 Footpath opposite prophet mosque 20 Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque
21 Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque 22 Green dome 23 Footpath opposite prophet mosque 24 Green dome and minarets 25 Entrance to Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque
26 Footpath opposite prophet mosque 27 Footpath opposite prophet mosque 28 The Seven Mosques - minaret 29 The Seven Mosques - Saba Masjid 30 The Seven Mosques - Saba Masjid
31 The Seven Mosques - minaret 32 The Seven Mosques - Saba Masjid 33 Qiblatain mosque 34 Qiblatain mosque dome
35 Qiblatain mosque 36 Qiblatain mosque
37 Mount Uhud 38 Masjid Sayyid al-Shuhada mosque 39 Masjid Sayyid al-Shuhada mosque
40 Sayyid al-Shuhada mosque and Mt Uhud 41 Sayyid al-Shuhada mosque and Mt Uhud
42 Sayyid al-Shuhada mosque and Mt Uhud from Archers Hill 43 Masjid Sayyid al-Shuhada mosque 44 Dar Al Madinah museum
45 Dar Al Madinah museum 46 Quba mosque 47 Quba mosque 48 Quba mosque 49 Quba mosque
50 Quba mosque 51 Quba mosque 52 Quba mosque 53 Quba mosque 54 Quba mosque
55 Quba mosque 56 Miqat mosque
57 Miqat mosque 58 Miqat mosque 59 Miqat mosque
60 Miqat mosque 61 Miqat mosque 62 Miqat mosque 63 Madinah municipality building
64 Madinah municipality building 65 Ambariya mosque 66 Hijaz railway museum
67 Hijaz railway museum and Ambariya mosque 68 Ambariya mosque 69 Hijaz railway museum
70 Medina municipality building 71 Medina municipality building 72 Ambariya mosque 73 View towards prophet mosque
74 Hijaz railway museum 75 Ambariya mosque 76 Ottoman railway station 77 Ambariya mosque
78 Ambariya mosque 79 Omar Bin Al Khattab road
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