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The city of Medina is located in the country Saudi Arabia of Middle East - North Africa. Stands out for its buildings of architectural value and monuments.

Passionates to the architecture and monuments may contemplate cultural places of interest like Masjid an-Nabi, Quba Mosque and Masjid al-Qiblatain.

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Medina (/mɛˈdiːnə/; Arabic: اَلْمَدِينَة اَلْمَنَوَّرَة‎, officially al-Madīnah al-Munawwarah, "the radiant city", or اَلْمَدِينَة al-Madīnah, also officially transliterated as Madinah by the Saudi Government and in modern Islamic literature generally), is a modern city in the Hejaz region of western Saudi Arabia, and the capital of Al Madinah Province. An alternative name is Madinat Al-Nabi ("The City of the Prophet", i.e., Muhammad). The Arabic word madinah simply means "city." Before the advent of Islam, the city was known as Yathrib but was personally renamed by Muhammad.

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