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Crowne Plaza Madinah

Explore Madinah

Local Tips

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Must See

As the burial place of Prophet Muhammad, Madinah attracts thousands of pilgrims, especially during Hajj and Ramadan. To see the sun set on the magnificent Green Dome above his tomb is a profoundly personal experience for every follower of Islam.

What's New

Madinah's traditional markets and souks make for a lively shopping experience. Browse the atmospheric Old Bazaar for prayer mats and dates – a local delicacy. For modern stores and brands, enjoy an afternoon in the stylish, air-conditioned Al Rashid Mall.

Tips

Located in the heart of the Haram, just a few steps away from Masjid An Nabawi. Easy access to airport & paid parking based on availability. Luxury suites overlooking the Green Dome will leave you a memory for a lifetime. Seafood, Italian, and Mediterranean theme nights during weekdays & weekends in Al Rawdha Restaurant is a must-try. A dedicated cafe lounge at Orchid in Lobby is the best hangout.

Must Do

Beyond Masjid al-Nabawi, Madinah is home to other sacred Islamic sites. You can visit Masjid al-Quba – where Muhammad himself laid the foundation stones – and Masjid al-Qiblatain, where he first changed the direction of prayer towards Makkah.

Don't Go Home Without

A small family restaurant called Al Baik is famous across Saudi Arabia for its special fried chicken, made with local herbs and spices. Get there early to avoid a long wait – luckily, at the Crowne Plaza Madinah hotel, you are only three minutes walk away.

Things To Do

Things To Do

Prophet's Holy Mosque

Central Area, King Fahad Road, Madinah Al Munawara,

Masjid Al Nabawi often called as the Prophet's Mosque, is a mosque built by the Islamic Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) situated just 2 minutes walking distance from the hotel. It is the second holiest site in Islam (the first being the Masjid Al Haram in Makkah). It was the second mosque built in history and is now one of the largest mosques in the world. It is also now incoporates the site of the final resting place of Muhammad and early Muslim leaders Abu Bakr Siddique and Umar Bin Khattab.

Jannatul Baqi

King Abdulaziz Street, Madinah Al Munawarah,

Jannatul Baqi (The Garden of Heaven) is a cemetery, located to the southeast of Masjid Al Nabawi (Prophet's Mosque). The cemetery contains many of Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) relatives, companions, daughters, wives and other family members. Jannatul Baqi is the most blessed and spiritual graveyard in the world, situated just 5 minutes walk from the hotel.

Quba Mosque

Quba Street, Madinah Al Munawara,

The Quba Mosque (Quba Masjid or Masjid Al Quba) is the oldest mosque in the world, 05 minutes drive from the hotel. Its first stones were positioned by the Islamic Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). According to Islamic tradition, offering two rakaát of nafl prayers in the Quba Mosque is equal to performing one Umrah. It is the first mosque built in the history of Islam.

Qiblatain Mosque

King Faisal Street, Madinah Al Munawarah,

Qiblatain Mosque (Masjid Al Qiblatain) is a mosque of the two Qiblas that is historically important for Muslims as the place where the Islamic Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), while leading the prayer is said to have been commanded to change the direction of prayer (Qibla). It is among the three earliest mosques in Islam's history along with Quba Mosque and Masjid Al Nabawi. It is just 10 minutes drive from the hotel.