Rawdah-i Rasool (Tomb of Prophet Muhammad pbuh)

Prophet Muhammad's pbuh grave lies within the confines of what used to be his wife Aisha's and his house. During his lifetime it adjoined the mosque. The mosque was expanded during the reign of Caliph al-Walid I to include his tomb. The Prophet's grave is an important reason for the particular high sanctity of the mosque. Millions visit it every year, since it is a tradition to visit the mosque after the pilgrimage to Mecca.

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. 632 CE The Green Dome at the Prophet's Mosque, Medina. Wikipedia
c. 632 CE Golgen Grills of Prophet Muhammad's Tomb Iconic Golden Grills of prophet Muhammad's tomb, compose the southern wall of the burial chamber.
c. 632 CE South-east corner of the Prophet's burial chamber (Aiesha bint abi-Bakr's House), as viewed from inside the Bab al-Baqi. The entrance to the chamber is in the right isle and the viewing holes in the Golden Grill are in the left isle. Shah Fahad Quran Complex
c. 632 CE Cut away of the sacred chamber and the Green Dome above it, based on the traditional accounts of the chamber structure. N/A
Latest Update: June 26, 2015