The desert of Arabia played an important role in the history of Islam. This is the place where two major life-changing events took place, the birth of Islam and the revelation of Holy Quran. Makkah is the birthplace of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and the first message was revealed to him here. The grand mosque of Masjid-ul-Haram is also located in Makkah. Therefore, it is a city of greater significance and Muslims from all over the world travel to this sacred city for ziyarat. Every year millions of pilgrims visit Makkah for Hajj and Umrah. They also visit all the popular pilgrimage places in Makkah and get an in-depth knowledge about Islam and the life our Prophet and his companions led in this city.
Below are the top Ziyarat (Ziarat) places to visit in Makkah if you are planning to travel to the Holy city:
The second-holiest city in Islam after Makkah, Madinah is the city our Prophet decided to migrate to after his Hijrah from Makkah. Soon Madinah became the capital of the rapidly increasing Islamic empire under the leadership the Prophet (pbuh) first and later the four Caliphs Abu Bakr, Umar, Usman, and Ali (May peace & blessing be upon them). It is also home to the three oldest mosques in Islam namely the Quba Mosque, Masjid-an-Nabawi, and Masjid-al-Qiblatayn. Millions of Muslims travel to the sacred city to visit the best holy places in Medina and learn about the life of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and his companions.
Below are the top Ziyarat (Ziarat) places to visit in Madinah if you are planning to travel to this sacred city. These popular pilgrimage places in Madina are mostly visited by pilgrims who travel to Makkah and Madina for Hajj and Umrah.