Al-Masjid an-Nabawi (Prophet’s Mosque) – The Holiest Worship Place

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is one of the biggest Peninsulas in the Arabian region and it continues to shows its remarkable unity since the ruling of King Abdulaziz, which stated back in 1932. Like its neighboring countries Jordan, Oman, United Arab Emirates and Yemen, it is one of the progressive nations in the Middle East because of its rich natural resources, particularly its oil and gas production.

Of course, Saudi Arabia is one of the most interesting places to visit and explore that worldwide tourists will definitely appreciate. However, it is very important to understand that this particular Arab nation is stricter when implementing its own rules and conditions for anyone who visits or stays here.

KSA is home of some of the biggest Mosques in the world and very popular because of Prophet Mohammad. It is an Islamic nation with higher respect to its own valuable religion.

If we talk about the largest mosque in the country and across the globe, this definitely is the Prophet’s Mosque or Al-Masjid an-Nabawi in Arabic term. According to the information published through, this is the place where they buried Prophet Mohammad and it is among the holiest worship places on earth when it comes to Islam.

During the 1st century, the Prophet Mohammad built this historical Mosque in Al Madinah Province, Saudi Arabia and became the largest of them all with a span of almost 4,311,000 square feet. Based on the recorded data about this holy place, it can accommodate nearly 1,000,000 people at the same time when they worship.

As the second holiest worship place for Muslims, the 622 AD-built Mosque is among the visited historic structures in Saudi Arabia for the past many years.

Besides calling at as Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, they also recognize this massive place of worship for Islam as Masjid Rasul Allah, Grand Mosque of Medina, Mosque of Medina, Masjid al-Rasul and Masjid al-Nabi. It became an important part of the Prophet Mohammad’s life because in this place, he was able to educate the people about the importance of social and political frameworks until his death.

Looking at the design of the overall structure of this huge Mosque in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, it has a massive open air space for the worshipers and an elevated platform when reading the Qur’an (holy book of Islam).

The Grand Mosque is sacred and do not just allow anyone to enter the place without permission and guidance of those who are safeguarding it. When talking about the most important elements of this huge Mosque, include the original house as well as tomb of Mohammad. Since they built this massive worship kingdom for Muslims, there had been different improvements and reconstructions to keep its existence.

Different rulers needed to do assure that the Grand Mosque remains in its original location and continue to serve millions of Islam followers who are coming here during the scheduled worship days.

As for many people who want to see a glimpse of this stunning building structure in Saudi Arabia, there are different hotels and accommodations near the Al-Masjid an-Nabawi such as the InterContinental Hotels Madinah-Dar al-Iman, Crowne Plaza Madinah and InterContinental Hotels Dar Al Hijra Madinah, among others.


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