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Medina Map, Saudi Arabia

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Medina Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Medina with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Medina useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Medina!

Medina Travel Guide

After Mecca, Medina is the holiest place for Islam. Believers often call it the “city of the Prophet”, because Medina is where Mohammed fled after being banished from Mecca. Muslims from all over Asia visit Medina every year to pray at the impressive mosque of the prophet, Masjid al-Nabawi. The mosque was built on the site of Mohammed’s home and it is also his final resting place, which explains its huge... read more

Medina History

Medina lost its political significance after the death of the fourth caliph Ali ibn Abi Talib in 661, as the power was usurped by the Umayyad dynasty and the seat of the Caliphate was moved to Damascus (capital of the province of Syria). read more

Medina Sightseeing

The Baqi or Baqi`Al-Gharqad is the other important Medina sight that has some religious connection. Believed to be the largest cemetery in the world, the Baqi`Al-Gharqad is the ultimate resting place of Prophet Mohammed’s family members and companions after their death. The Prophet himself is said to have made multiple visits to the site during his lifetime to pray for eternal peace for the departed souls. read more

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