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Tomb of Muhammad, Mosque of the Prophet, Twelfth Century, Mecca.

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I-Masjid al-Nabawi, the Mosque of the Prophet, is Muhammad’s buria lsite. Located in the city of Medina, is considered the second holiest site in the Muslim world after the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca. The Green Dome rising from the building’s center marks Muhammad’s grave, and was likely constructed in the early 12th century.


“Panoramic view of Masjeed Al Nabawee at sunset”, Ahmed Medineli, 24 April 2004, via Wikimedia Commons.

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