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How many holy places are in Islam?
Last Updated: 22nd April, 2020
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Regarding this, what are the 3 holiest places in Islam?
According to Sahih al-Bukhari, Muhammad said "Do not prepare yourself for a journey except to three Mosques: Masjid al-Haram, the Mosque of Aqsa (Jerusalem) and my Mosque." In the Islamic tradition, the Kaaba is considered the holiest site, followed by the Al-Masjid an-Nabawi (The Prophet's Mosque) and Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Subsequently, question is, where is the holiest place in Islam? the Kaaba
In this regard, what are the most holy sites in Islam?
Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia are the two holiest cities in Islam, unanimous among all sects. In the Islamic tradition, the Kaaba in Mecca is considered the holiest site, followed by the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, and except these, Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem is held in high esteem.
What are the holiest places on Earth?
The 7 Most Sacred Places in the World
- Jerusalem. Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities on the planet.
- Kashi Vishwanath Temple, India.
- Lourdes, France.
- Mahabodhi Temple, India.
- Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
- Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia.
- Mount Sinai, Egypt.