Saudi Arabia

Masjid al-Qiblatain (المسجد القبلتین)

Masjid al-Qiblatain (المسجد القبلتین) is a beautiful mosques I visited during my trip to Saudi Arabia . This mosque is the located in Medina, Saudi Arabia and has two qiblas.  A qibla is the direction in which a muslim prays.  The mosques was first created to face Jerusalem until it was later changed to face Mecca instead.  The change in the qiblah direction caused for a second Qibla to be created at this mosque, hence the name qiblatain (two qiblas). The original Qibla facing Jerusalem was removed however the name remains.  Enjoy the pictures I took of this masjid during my trip to Medina.

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