Madinah, 6 May 2022 (TDI): Governor of Madinah Region, Prince Faisal Bin Salman has inaugurated the Exhibition of the Prophet’s (ﷺ) Holy Mosque Architecture.

The exhibit displays the history of enlargements and expansions of the mosque witnessed since its formation at the time of the Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) through the age of Rashidun Caliphs and sequential ages till the Saudi reign.

This is in addition to exhibiting some rare possessions and architectural fragments related to the mosque. The ceremony was attended by Deputy Governor, Prince Saud bin Khalid Al-Faisal.

Prince Faisal commended the exhibition which is deemed to be the core of museums and exhibitions fascinated by the historical and Islamic heritage of Madinah.

The exhibition is envisaged to contribute to gratifying the curiosity of Madinah visitors and enhancing their journey to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the host of the Two Holy Mosques.

The Prince maintained that the architecture of the Prophet’s (ﷺ) Mosque, over the ages, is rich in its details and architectural, cultural, and historical elements.

This exhibition demonstrates components and displayed possessions of the mosque and will act as a first to a series of new exhibitions, such as the museum of peace that is at this time under construction in the western area of the Prophet’s (ﷺ) Mosque.

Background

The exhibition seeks to highlight the architectural aspects of the Prophet’s (ﷺ) Mosque, the most significant place is the Minbar (Pulpit) of Qaytbay.

The Pulpit dates back more than 600 years ago and sheds light on its privacy, status, and architecture, in addition to displaying unique architectural and historical models. Saudi Arabia holds the integrity to preserve the Holy artifacts and architecture.

Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah Research and Studies Center, the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, Development of Madinah Authority, and King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) participated in the event.

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