Visiting to Nabawi Mosque in Madinah. Coming in the Nabawi Mosque made my heart felt calm and peaceful. There were thousands of people stayed there for worshiping. I was sure there were in peaceful as I felt.
Nabawi Mosque is the second holiest mosque in the world after Al-Haram Mosque. It is a great mosque in Madinah. Nabawi mosque also well known as the Prophet’s Mosque was built by the Prophet Muhammad himself next to his house and contains his tomb. When it was built for the first, the mosque was very simple, which had the roof covering of straw, walls with date branches, and pillars of supportive tree trunks and floor of bare sand. The mosque was a 30 m by 35 m rectangular and its height was 2.5 meters. Now, however, it is 90,000 square meters area, 1300 meters height, 66,000 meters long roof, and more than 2,000 pillars.
As it stands today, Nabawi Mosque has a rectangular plan on two floors with the Ottoman prayer hall projecting to the south. The main prayer hall occupies the entire first floor. The mosque enclosure is 100 times bigger than the first mosque built by the Prophet and it can accommodate more than half a million worshippers. It means that millions of Muslims visit this beautiful mosque every year for offering prayers from around the world, for it is the symbol of their emotional attachment with Prophet Muhammad SAW. Muslims who perform the Haj at the Ka’ba in Makkah, mostly visit Madinah to see the Prophet’s resting place.