Masjid al-Nabawi (Mosque of the Prophet)

al-Masjid an-Nabawī (Arabic: المسجد النبوي‎), also called the Prophet's Mosque, is a mosque established and originally built by the Islamic prophet Muhammad, situated in the city of Medina. al-Masjid an-Nabawi was the second mosque built in the history of Islam and is now one of the largest mosques in the world.

Points of Interest

Date Landscape Notes Reference
Masjid al-Nabawi Horizon view of the Prophet's Mosque, with the Green Dome far in the background.
Riyad ul-Jannah, Masjid al-Nabawi Riyad ul-Jannah (Garden of Paradise) is at the heart of Masjid al-Nabawi. A general view of the area, with Mihrab-i Nabawi to the far right and Minbar-i Nabawi to the right. It extends from Muhammad's tomb (Rawdah) to his pulpit (minbar). Malik Fahad Quran Complex
Bab as-Salam Minaret, Masjid al-Nabawi Bab as-Salam Minaret, located over the Bab as-Salam is one of the total ten minarets of Masjid al-Nabawi was added by Muhammad ibn Kalavun which was renovated by Mehmed IV in 1307.
Masjid al-Nabawi Library Maktaba-i Masjid al-Nabawi (Prophet's Mosque Library). Library is located within the western wing of Prophet's Mosque and serves as a modern library and archive of hand written manuscripts and other artefacts. Library has four main sections i.e. the main library, the antique manuscripts hall A and B, the principality exhibition of Masjid al-Nabawi's construction. Malik Fahad Quran Complex
Bab-i al-Malik Fahad, Masjid al-Haram King Fahad Gate (Bab al-Malik Fahad) is one of the major gates of Prophet's Mosque (Masjid an-Nabawi), it is situated on the nothern side of the mosque. The gate has five portals allowing entry within the mosque and it is topped with two minarets on both sides.
c. 1991 CE Foundation Stones of Masjid al-Nabawi's Expansion Fahad Quran Complex
Latest Update: October 11, 2016


Points of Interest
Dome(s)Green Dome
MehrabsMehrab e Uthmani · Mehran e Nabawi · Mehrab e al-Quds · Mehrab e Tahajjud · Mehrab e Fatimah ·
Gates/DoorsBab e Jibrael · Bab as Salam · Bab e abi-Bakr al-Siddiqe · Bab ur-Rahmah · Bab al Hijrah · Bab e Quba · King Saud Gate · Bab al-Aqiq · Bab e Umar ibn al-Khattab · Badr Gate · Bab e Malik al-Fahad · Bab e Makkah · Bab e Bilal Habashi · Bab e Nisa · Bab al Baqi · Gate of Imams
MinaretsBab us-Salam Minaret
Other(s)Muazzin's platform · Library · Multimedia · Fundation Stones · Antique Manuscripts Hall · Riyad ul-Jannah ·
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