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Well of Urwah

The Well of Urwah bin Zubair (بئر عروة بن زبير) is believed to be located on a piece of land that he purchased from Khawwat bin Jubair and converted it into a farm and also built a large fort on it. Urwah also had this well dug near the complex to water his land for the purpose of cultivation.

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circa 640 CE

The well of Urwah bin Zubair near his palace, it was said to have the finest water in Madinah. Today it is located on the Umar Ibn al-Khattab road, some five kilometers north-west of Masjid an-Nabawi.

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