Hz. Ali Mosque (رضي الله عنه)

One of the most famous and oldest mosques in Taif, it derives it’s name from the fourth caliph of Muslims

Taif, Saudi Arabia

Coordinates: 21.256086, 40.391280

Also knows as Madhoon mosque, this mosque was considered to be the first mosque ever to be built with a dome (which is situated on top of it’s minaret).

It derived it’s name from Hz. Ali رضي الله عنه as it is said that Imam Ali رضي الله عنه prayed here on his spot and that later the mosque was built on this later.

The mosque is considered one of the finest mosques, whether in shape, design or style and Islamic inscriptions are there to be seen — inside and outside.

It is one of the most famous and oldest mosques in Taif.

It has magnificent architectural masterpiece that confirms the legacy of construction in ancient history.

It is characterized by its construction. Despite the changes and renovations, it is one of the most important ancient mosques.

Location of this mosque is very close to Addas mosque where the Prophet ﷺ rested after being attacked by people of Taif.

Some people will try to tell you that this site has no connection whatsoever to Hz. Ali رضي الله عنه. While other say that it it. Allah knows best