This is Where The Prophet Muhammad Was Born

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This is where the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) is thought to have been born though there is no conclusive evidence to prove it:

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Photos courtesy of Omar AlMudhwahi

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Here’s a video:

Previously, there was a small Masjid built by the Ottomans on its place along with a dome and a small minaret:

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This was converted into a library by the Saudis:

Makkah Library

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And here is what the library looks like from inside:

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It is unclear what will happen to the library after the expansion plans have been completed but the following plan and model show that the area may be simply kept empty devoid of any structures:

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May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon Muhammad, his noble family and all who follow his righteous way.

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