Madinah is holiest city for Muslims, second to Makkah. Then, what to do in Madinah during Umrah? There are many holy places in to visit in Madinah. Pilgrims arrange tour to Madinah for visiting these holy places. Madinah trip is not essential part of Umrah. Muslims visit Umrah on their own without any duty of Umrah.
What is Umrah?
In Islam, Muslim’s visit to Kaaba is called Umrah. Muslims believe Kaaba as sacred house of God, which is situated in Makkah a city of Saudi Arabia. Umrah is holy deed in Islam for Muslims. Millions of Muslim visit Makkah and offer Umrah each year across the globe. Muslims perform Umrah for cleaning all sins of past life. Then, you should confirm your seat by visiting any Umrah travel agency, if you are willing to offer Umrah.
Why Madinah is holy city?
Madinah is considered as holy city for Muslims. Last prophet of Allah Muhammad (P.B.U.H) born in Makkah and preached Islam. People of Makkah hurtled him badly, even that his Uncle became his enemy. Then, Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) migrated to Madinah on order of Allah with his companion Hazrat Abu-Bakr.
After that all Muslims migrated to Madinah. The holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) spent his last ten of life in Madina. He built a mosque in Madinah just after his arrival named as Masjid-e-Nabvi. Other holy places are Quba mosque and Masjid Al-Ahzab.
Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) called Masjid-e-Nabvi as my mosque. Prophet (P.B.U.H) own took part in building this mosque. He built this mosque just after his arrival. Masjid-e-Nabvi is most important mosque in Islam, second to Masjid-e-Ihram. A prayer in this mosque is equivalent to 1000 prayers in other mosques. The Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) buried in Masjid-e- Nabvi. Hazrat Anas narrated that Prophet (P.B.U.H) said that
“A person who offers forty consecutive prayers in my mosque, without missing any prayer in between, will gets immunity from fire of hell and other torments.”
One of the great Islamic scholar El-Bahay El-Kholi said that Holy Prophet highly recommended to visit three mosques namely Kaaba in Makkah, Masjid-e- Nabvi in Madinah and Masjid-e-Aqsa in Jeruselum.
· Quba mosque
Quba mosque is the oldest mosque in history of Islam. Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) built this mosque just after his arrival in Madinah after migrating from Makkah.
· Al-Madinah museum
Al- Madinah museum is the oldest museum in history of Islam situated in Madinah. It richly express heritage, culture and history of Islam. It welcomes visitors between Saturday and Thursday.
There are also other places to visit that pilgims can visit on Umrah trip.
Best Umrah agency
You can visit any Umrah travel agency but Qibla travels is best Umrah travel agency in UK. Qibla travels is providing best Umrah services. It providing cheapest umrah packages. Their services include 3 star 5 star and Deluxe Umrah packages. They are also providing best Ramdan and Easter Umrah packages. You can contact qibla travels to confim your seat for Umarh. You can apply online or visit Qibla travels office. Qibla travels also arrange Madinah trip for you.
Madinah is a holy place for Muslims. They visit a number of places in Madinah due to interaction of Islamic history.