Medina
in Al Madīnah al Munawwarah, Saudi Arabia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
24.469 and 39.614 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 24° 28' 6" and E 39° 36' 51"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rial - SAR
Spoken languages:
Arabic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:47 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:45 am and 7:10 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-20.783 and -138.550 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Fakamaru
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Saudi Arabia in Western Asia

Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Saudi Arabia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Saudi Arabia. Last Update: 2019-07-15 07:22:53

Discover Medina

Medina in Al Madīnah al Munawwarah with it's 1,300,000 citizens is a town in Saudi Arabia about 447 mi (or 719 km) west of Riyadh, the country's capital city.

Current time in Medina is now 01:47 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 3 airports near Medina, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mecca, Ha'il, Tabuk, and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 41°C / 105 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 42°C / 107 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 5%
Air Pressure 1002.6 hPa
Wind Speed Setting with 0 km/h (0 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 23rd of July 2019

41°C (106 °F)
29°C (83 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 24th of July 2019

42°C (107 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Thursday, 25th of July 2019

44°C (111 °F)
33°C (91 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

MADINAH MOVENPICK HOTEL

Address
0,4 mi
Shariyah Court Road
26661 Madinah Al Munawara
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Millennium Taiba Hotel Madinah

Address
0,5 mi
Omer Bin Khattab (Al-Anbariyah) Road
41422 Medina
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Anwar Al Madinah Movenpick Hotel

Address
0,5 mi
Central Zone
41340 Medinah Al Munawara
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 17:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Shaza Al Madina

Address
0,5 mi
P.O. Box 25517, King Fahd Road, Al Madinah Al Munawarah
25517 Medina
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Rove Al Madinah Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
Northern Central Area
40438 Medina
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Madinah Hilton

Address
0,3 mi
Oppst Prophet Mosque King Fahd Str
41419 Madinah
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Al Eiman Royal Hotel

Address
0,4 mi
Northern Central Area
Medina
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Al Madinah Harmony Hotel

Address
0,5 mi
Al Madinah Harmony Hotel Sitteen Road
Medina
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Royal Dyar Hotel

Address
0,4 mi
Northern Central Area
Medina
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 17:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Dyar International Madinah

Address
0,3 mi
Northern Central Area
Medina
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 17:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Fajr Athan Medina (Masjid Al'Nabi)

Published: January 21, 2008
Length: 17:06 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: dewandc

Fajr Athan Medina (Masjid Al'Nabi) Recorded in Dhul Hijjah 1428. Ths Video was recorded on the roof the mosque.


Umrah Trip 2011 - Part 1

Published: May 02, 2011
Length: 37:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ISNA High School

Link To Umrah Trip - Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ktws73NRNnk With the permission of Allah and support of the school, community. Students from the 2011 graduating class were able...


Medine 2007/2008 - Medina Görüntüleri, Klip, Bremen, Basdere, Achim, Ilahi, Makkah, the green dome, cennetül baki, al kaaba

Published: January 27, 2008
Length: 59:50 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ilhami Yoldas

Ilhami Yoldas ve ailesinin hac anilari.


After Jumma Salah at Al-Masjid al-Nabawi in Medina

Published: February 11, 2012
Length: 42:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: teamkilo1

After Jumma Salah at Al-Masjid al-Nabawi in Medina.


Market in front of Nabawi Mosque Medina.avi

Published: July 21, 2012
Length: 39:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: yudtadi1


Jalan2 di sekitar King Faisal Road Medina.

Published: May 03, 2014
Length: 00:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gatot Sampoerna

28 Mar 2014 06:00 selesai sholat Subuh kami ber-jalan2 sambil membeli coklat dikaki lima yang sudah ramai sejak jam 05:00 pagi.


Yudtadis family at Quba Mosque Medina.avi

Published: July 21, 2012
Length: 40:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: yudtadi1


Eldin Huseinbegovic live - Ej Medino

Published: January 06, 2010
Length: 22:17 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Tarik Omerhodzic

Moje najdraze putovanje, dova i zelja da ponovo zijeretim "Bijeli grad"


Madina Munawwara's Umbrellas

Published: September 23, 2009
Length: 07:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Zuhusanaah

Opening of umbrellas outside Masjid Al Nabavi, Madina Al Munawwara, SA.


Water Fans in Masjid Nabwi

Published: June 03, 2013
Length: 24:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Yasir Imran

Water Fans in Masjid Nabwi Madina (Medina) City. These fans are utilized to cool the atmosphere in the Prophet's Mosque.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Quba Mosque

The Quba Mosque, in the outlying environs of Medina in Saudi Arabia, is the oldest mosque in the world. Its first stones were positioned by the Islamic prophet Muhammad as soon as he arrived on his emigration from the city of Mecca to Medina and the mosque was completed by his companions. Muhammad spent more than 20 nights in this mosque (after migrating) praying qasr (a short prayer) while waiting for Ali whose house was behind this mosque.

Located at 24.4392, 39.6172 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
7th-century mosques, Mosques in Medina

Al-Baqi'

Maqbaratu l-Baqī' is a cemetery in Medina, Saudi Arabia, located to the southeast of the Masjid al-Nabawi. The mosque is built where the Islamic prophet Muhammad used to live, and is currently buried. The cemetery therefore holds much significance. It contains many of Muhammad's relatives and companions. Many traditions relate Muhammad issuing a prayer every time he passed it.

Located at 24.4672, 39.616 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Medina, Cemeteries in Saudi Arabia, History of Islam, Muhammad family, Shrines, Ziyarat, Sunni cemeteries

Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport

Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport or Prince Mohammad Airport (alternatively "Mohammed") is a regional airport in the western Saudi city of Medina. Opened in 1974, it handles mostly domestic flights, although it has limited scheduled international services to regional destinations such as Cairo, Doha, Dubai, Istanbul and Kuwait. and It also handles charter international flights during the Hajj season. It was named after Muhammad bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud.

Located at 24.5533, 39.705 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Saudi Arabia, Medina

Mount Uhud

Mount Uhud is a mountain in north of Medina. It is 1,077 m high. It was the site of the second battle between Muslim and Meccan forces. The Battle of Uhud was fought on 19 March, 625, between a force from the small Muslim community of Medina, in what is now north-western Arabia, and a force from Mecca.

Located at 24.5103, 39.6139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Saudi Arabia

Masjid al-Qiblatain

Masjid al-Qiblatain (المسجد القبلتین) (Mosque of the two Qiblas) is a mosque in Medina that is historically important for Muslims as the place where the Islamic prophet Muhammad, leading the prayer, is said to have been commanded to change the direction of prayer from Jerusalem to Mecca. Thus it uniquely contained two prayer niches. Recently the mosque was renovated; the old prayer niche facing Jerusalem was removed, and the one facing Mecca was left.

Located at 24.4841, 39.5789 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques in Medina, Arabic architecture

King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Quran

King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Qur'an is a printing plant located in Medina, Saudi Arabia that publishes the Qur'an in Arabic and other languages. The company produces about 10 million copies a year. It has 1,700 employees. It has published 55 different translations of the Qur'an in 39 languages. Its website offers the Arabic Qur'an, recitations, textual search, translations, images of early Qur'an manuscripts, and exegetic commentaries.

Located at 24.5164, 39.5414 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Printing companies, Companies of Saudi Arabia, Quran

Green Dome

The Green Dome is a green-colored dome built above the tomb of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and early Muslim leaders, Abu Bakr and Umar. The dome is located in the south-east corner of Al-Masjid al-Nabawi (Mosque of the Prophet) in Medina, Saudi Arabia. The structure dates back to 1279 AD, when a colorless wooden cupola was built over the tomb. It was later rebuilt and painted using different colors twice in the late 15th century and once in 1817.

Located at 24.4676, 39.6114 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islamic architecture, Mosques in Medina

Hejaz Railway Museum

The Hejaz Railway Museum in Medina is a railway museum that opened in 2006. It is on the grounds of the restored historic Ottoman railway station at Medina, locally called "Istasyun", including a stretch of the historic track and a train shed with originally four tracks. There are several engines and pieces of rolling stock on display, some of which has been transported to the museum from other places along the historic Hejaz railway line.

Located at 24.4617, 39.6002 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway museums in Saudi Arabia, Museums established in 2006, Medina, History museums in Saudi Arabia

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