Madinah is not only a historical city but also the 2nd sacred city of Islam. Madinah also remains referred to as the ‘City of Prophet (SAWW)’ because he (SAWW) spent a significant part of life here. As a matter of fact, Madinah is the resting place of the Holy Prophet (SAWW). Therefore, people travelling through cheap umrah packages UK and other counties also go for Madinah Ziyarath after the performance of Holy Rituals in Makkah.
Here are the 10 hidden secrets of Madinah that you probably didn’t know.
Present in the most fertile land.
Madinah city is present in the most fertile land of the entire Hejaz Territory. Before Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) arrived in Madinah, it was an unhealthy place. Then Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) made Dua for it and afterwards it became one of the most peaceful and health-giving cities of the world.
A city Immune to the entrance of Dajjal.
Madinah is a city that remains immune to the entry of Dajjal. Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) also confirmed the fact that Makkah and Madinah would be protected by angels against the entry of Dajjal.
The First Mosque of Islam.
The first mosque of Islam; Masjid-e-Quba is present here. It was founded by Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) himself.
The greater reward of Salah in Masjid-al-Nabawi.
Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) said that; (description) One Salah in Masjid-al-Nabawi is better than one thousand salah in any other masjid of the world except Masjid-al-Haram.
World’s largest Date-growing industry is here.
In Madinah, 139 varieties of world-class, quality dates are grown. Including the famous dates of Ajwa.
The Mosque where, by the order of Allah Almighty, Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) changed Qibla direction from Bait-al-Muqadas to Holy Kaabah is here.
The valley of Jinn.
In Madinah, there is a valley known as ‘Wadi-e-Jinn’. It is famous for running of cars on their own at the speed of 120 Kilometres per hour, even with the engine switched off!
The Holy graveyard of Baqi.
Jannat-ul-Baqi remains a resting place of many close companions of Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW). Including some of the family members also.
Riyaad-ul-Jannah (the Garden of Paradise).
It’s the area between Sacred Chamber and the Pulpit, in Masjid-al-Nabawi. Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) said that; (description) Between my house and my pulpit, there lies a garden from the gardens of Paradise, and my pulpit is upon my fountain.
The Mountains of Heaven and Hell.
According to a hadith, ‘Mount Uhud is the mountain of heaven and Mount Ayr is the mountain of Hell’. Both of them are Located in Madinah.
So, if you are visiting Madinah for Ziyarath through your cheapest Ramadan packages for umrah, don’t forget to check out and explore these hidden secrets of the city.