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Al Mufrihat Destination Guide

Touring Al Mufrihat in Saudi Arabia.

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Al Mufrihat in the region of Al Madīnah is located in Saudi Arabia - some 460 mi (or 740 km) West of Riyadh, the country's capital city.

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Time in Al Mufrihat is now 12:55 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Riyadh" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Jeddah, Hayil, Medina, Abyar 'Ali or Bi'r al Mashi. Being here already, consider visiting and Al Mufrihat. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Quba Mosque

The Quba Mosque, in the outlying environs of Medina in Saudi Arabia, is the oldest mosque in the world. Its first stones were positioned by the Islamic prophet Muhammad as soon as he arrived on his emigration from the city of Mecca to Medina and the mosque was completed by his companions. Muhammad spent more than 20 nights in this mosque (after migrating) praying qasr (a short prayer) while waiting for Ali whose house was behind this mosque.

More reading: Quba Mosque homepage
Located at 24.35, 39.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:7th-century mosques, Mosques in Medina

King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Quran

King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Qur'an is a printing plant located in Medina, Saudi Arabia that publishes the Qur'an in Arabic and other languages. The company produces about 10 million copies a year. It has 1,700 employees. It has published 55 different translations of the Qur'an in 39 languages. Its website offers the Arabic Qur'an, recitations, textual search, translations, images of early Qur'an manuscripts, and exegetic commentaries.

More reading: King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Quran homepage
Located at 24.35, 39.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Companies of Saudi Arabia, Printing companies, Quran

Masjid al-Qiblatain

Masjid al-Qiblatain (المسجد القبلتین) (Mosque of the two Qiblas) is a mosque in Medina that is historically important for Muslims as the place where the Islamic prophet Muhammad, leading the prayer, is said to have been commanded to change the direction of prayer from Jerusalem to Mecca. Thus it uniquely contained two prayer niches. Recently the mosque was renovated; the old prayer niche facing Jerusalem was removed, and the one facing Mecca was left.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 24.35, 39.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Arabic architecture, Mosques in Medina

Al-Baqi'

Maqbaratu l-Baqī' is a cemetery in Medina, Saudi Arabia, located to the southeast of the Masjid al-Nabawi. The mosque is built where the Islamic prophet Muhammad used to live, and is currently buried. The cemetery therefore holds much significance. It contains many of Muhammad's relatives and companions. Many traditions relate Muhammad issuing a prayer every time he passed it.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 24.35, 39.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Medina, Cemeteries in Saudi Arabia, History of Islam, Muhammad family, Shrines, Sunni cemeteries, Ziyarat

Mount Uhud

Mount Uhud is a mountain in north of Medina. It is 1,077 m high. It was the site of the second battle between Muslim and Meccan forces. The Battle of Uhud was fought on 19 March, 625, between a force from the small Muslim community of Medina, in what is now north-western Arabia, and a force from Mecca.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 24.35, 39.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Mountains of Saudi Arabia