Travelogue: Umrah 2015 – Part 5: Shopping in Medina

One doesn't really go out with the intention of shopping in Medina. Rather, walking towards the Holy Mosque every prayer time, you see men and women walking with their carts going near the mosque. On every street going out from the Mosque, these carts are set up with lots of things. After prayers, when one … Continue reading Travelogue: Umrah 2015 – Part 5: Shopping in Medina

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Travelogue: Umrah 2015 – Part 4: Ziyaraat in Medina

Medina is a historically important city. After Hijra, Medina was the first city where Muslims ruled. Many important events of Muslim history took place in this city. We visited 3 important historical sites with relatives who live in Medina. The first site we visited was Masjid-e-Quba. Masjid-e-Quba marks the place where The Prophet (S.A.W) first … Continue reading Travelogue: Umrah 2015 – Part 4: Ziyaraat in Medina