Jannat Al Mu’alla

Not far from The Grand Mosque is the second most famous cemetery in the Islamic world. Jannat Al Mu’alla is where many of the Prophet (PBUH)’s ancestors are buried, notably his mother (Aminah), grandfather (Abdul Muttalib) and first wife (Khadijah). This ancient burial place was respected even before Mohamed (PBUH) was born, and remains so to this day.

Unfortunately, 1925 saw the destruction of many landmarks, including this cemetery. As a result, no domes, tombs or gravestones remain, though small piles of rocks mark where the bodies are interred.

1-2 Hour Excursions
  • Jannat Al Mu’alla
  • Jabal Al Nour
  • Masjid Aisha
  • Ji'ranah Mosque
  • Aqaba Mosque
  • Masjid Al Jinn
Half-Day Trips
  • Jabal Thawr
  • Factory of Kaaba Kiswa Manufacturing
  • Exhibition of 2 Holy Mosques Architecture
  • Aziziyah District
  • Masjid Al Khayf
  • Assalaamu Aleyka Ayyuhan Nabiyyu Museum
Full-Day Trips
  • Taif
  • Jeddah
Must See
  • Al Madinah
Address 8464 Al Masjid Al Haram Rd, As Sulaymaniyyah, Mecca 24231 4558, Saudi Arabia

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