Category | Quranic Places

Caves of Ashabe-Kahf

Cave of Ashab al-Kahf in Amman

This is regarded as the cave in which a group of pious youths (equated with the Christian legend of the ‘Seven sleepers’) sought refuge from a tyrannical pagan king and in which Allah سبحانه و تعالى‎ caused them to...

Ashabi Kahf in Nakhchivan

Considered the most important sacred place in Nakhichevan, every year thousends of pilgrims visit Ashabi Kahf Cave

Tuyuq Khojam Mazar

According to Uyghur and Hui muslims, this cave tomb is said to be the cave of the Ashab ul-Kahf

Ashab al-Kahf Cave in Lice

Also knows as Lice Ashâb-ı Kehf Mağarası in Turkish, it is one of the four caves in Turkey that claims to be the original cave of Ashab al-Kahf, others being Mersin, Kahramanmaraş & Esphesus

Ashab al-Kahf Kulliyesi

It is one of the four caves in Turkey that claims to be the original cave of Ashab al-Kahf, others being Mersin, Diyarbakir & Esphesus

Ashab al-Kahf Cave in Tarsus

Also knows as Eshab-ı Kehf Mağarası in turkish, this cave is one of the four caves in Turkey that claims to be the original cave of Ashab al-Kahf, others being Esphesus, Diyarbakir & Kahramanmaraş

Places Related To Qaroon

Qasr Qaroon

Close to Western edge of Lake Qaroon in Fayoum, Egypt, Qasr Qaroon marks the original location of the ancient town of Dionysias, where is it said Qaroon once lived

Qaroon Lake

Over the years stories have been told of people diving for the treasures cause according to locals here treasure of Qaroon is buried in this lake

Places Related to Queen Sheba

Dungur Palace (Queen of Sheba Palace)

Athough archaeologists are divided over whether it was Queen Sheba's palace or the 6th century AD mansion of a nobleman, Dungur Palace is one of the popular site to visit in Axum

Queen of Sheba’s Palace (Sumharam)

The ruins of Samharam are part of the Land of Frankincense UNESCO World Heritage Site and legend has it that Queen Sheba once lived in a palace here

Other Quranic Places

People of the Ditch (Ashab al-Ukhdud)

Story mentioned in Surah Al-Burooj of the Qur'an, People of the Ditch were those who were thrown into a ditch and set afire, due to their belief in Allah

Location of People of Ad

Some of the location of "lost Arabs" who did not heed Allah's warnings and were destroyed by a brutal storm

Ancient Dam of Ma’rib

One of the engineering wonders of the ancient world and a central part of the Sabaean and Himyarite kingdoms around Ma'rib

Ruins of Old Ma’rib

Capital of the ancient kingdom of Saba which some scholars believe to be the ancient Sheba of biblical fame

Masjid al-Dirar

Erected close to the Quba Mosque, Masjid al-Dirar was erected by hypocrites and which the Islamic Prophet Muhammad ﷺ initially approved of but subsequently had destroyed while he was returning from the Expedition to...

Wall of Hz. Dhu al-Qarnayn عليه اسلام

Although the Exact location of the wall is not known, Darial Pass is considered to be the mountain range where Hz. Dhu al-Qarnayn عليه اسلام built the wall to protect people from Yajuj and Majuj

Cave of Blood in Mount Qasiyun

So many things happened in here, first murder in human history, Hz. Ibrahim عليه اسلام and Hz. Isa عليه اسلام prayed here, 40 Abdal descend here every night and pray here and ascend at dawn and so much more

Cathedral of Abraha (Al Qalis Church)

Islamic tradition credits Abraha al-Ashram with a military expedition against the Quraysh of Mecca in an invasion of Hejaz in 570 CE, known as the Year of the Elephant. The tafsir (exegesis) of the surat al-Fil states...

Valley of the Ants

The Present day Ashkelon is believed to be the site where the conversation the Ants and Hz. Sulaiman عليه اسلام took place

People of Ar-Rass

One of the largest, most advanced and a fine thriving city of its time, Mohenjo-daro was, according to some scholars, the dwelling site of People of ar-Rass

Masjid ul-Jinn (Mosque of the Jinn)

Located near Masjid al-Haram in Mecca Sharif, Masjid ul-Jinn is place where group of Jinn, after listening to the Quran from our Dear Prophet ﷺ, accepted Islam

Jordan River

The river holds major significance in Islam, Christianity nad Judaism as Quran says that only the believing Israelites crossed it (many scholars point it to be Jordan river) and and also Hz. Isa عليه اسلام was baptized...

Temple of Awwam

Also knows as Mahram Bilqis, it was once a Sabaean temple dedicated to the principal deity of Saba, Almaqah, near Ma'rib in what is now Yemen