You will find many Islamic places across the country as it is only a place of worship for Muslim, where prayers are offered. India is known for its spiritual importance. Here people of many different religions live together. Everyone has their own different faith and that’s why people get many types of places of worship constructed and also visit with great devotion.
However, now the mosque has also become a spot to visit and anyway, leisurely roaming in the streets of Jama Masjid has its own fun… Who doesn’t want to go shopping, enjoy food and drink and spend time with friends here? Don’t like it….. You too must have explored many Islamic sites, but have you ever wondered where the custom of building a mosque started or which mosque was built for the first time?
If not, then today we will tell you about the world’s oldest and historical mosque, knowing about which can surely prove to be helpful for you.
Which is the oldest mosque in the world?
The Quba Mosque, also known as Masjid-e-Quba, is located on the outskirts of Madinah, Saudi Arabia. It is said that this mosque is not only the world’s but the first mosque of Islam religion. It was established in the 7th century, which was built by Muhammad and offered Namaz for the first time. After this Quba was given the status of a mosque.
What is so special about Masjid Quba?
We all know that what is the importance of Prophet Muhammad in the religion of Islam and if any place is associated with him. Then its importance automatically increases. This is the only reason why Masjid Quba has a special place in the hearts of Muslims. Madina is also known as the second largest mosque after this mosque. (10 most beautiful mosques in the world)
How is the architecture?
The history of Quba Masjid is as interesting as its architecture. The color of this beautiful mosque made of 6 domes and 4 minarets is also white, which was built by Abdul Wahid Il Vakil. Stone, cement have been used to build this mosque, whose structure has been erected in the New Classic Islamic style.
This mosque is so beautiful that not only Muslim people but non-Muslim people also come to visit it. (Experience these things near Jama Masjid too)
Mentioned in the Quran
This mosque was also mentioned in the Hadith. Offering two Rakat Nafil Namaz in this Masjid gives reward equal to one Umrah. Please tell that a part of this mosque is also for women who can worship there.
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