Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah, Al-Masjid An-Nabawi As-Sharif, Baqi Gharqad and death, construction

…a big hole…

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Madinah from Green Palace 2014 April1

…the market scene after Asr directly in front of the Green Palace Hotel…

Madinah from Green Palace 2014 April2

…which is part of the next section to be demolished as part of the massive King Abdullah expansion of Masjid Nabawi…

Madinah from Green Palace 2014 April3

…it has seen decades of providing excellent facilities to pilgrims…

Madinah from Green Palace 2014 April4

…and still maintains a relaxed ambience…but like many hotels it’s days are numbered…Alhumdulillah the opportunity to take photos from the top floor presented itself…a magnificent vista…including the ‘big hole’ where, day and night, men and machines labour with the foundations…

Madinah from Green Palace 2014 April5

…the general view from the room before climbing out onto this balcony which is usually permanently locked for safety measures…

Madinah from Green Palace 2014 April6

Madinah from Green Palace 2014 April7

Madinah from Green Palace 2014 April8

Madinah from Green Palace 2014 April9

Madinah from Green Palace 2014 April10

Madinah from Green Palace 2014 April11

Madinah from Green Palace 2014 April12

Madinah from Green Palace 2014 April13

Madinah from Green Palace 2014 April14

…Insha’Allah more from this view in the next post …

…appreciative JazakumuLlahu khairas to a dear sister and her family for accommodating my request to take photos from the family hotel…

All good is from Allah Ta’ala whereas mistakes are from this humble speck. May Allah Ta’ala Bless all readers, bringing you all closer to Him and His Rasul SallAllahu alaihi wasallam.  May He accept our humble efforts and grant us the capacity to be good and do good. Ameen.

2 Comments

  • mustafa Reply
    April 28, 2014 at 4:47 pm

    Hazrat Peer Ghulam Habib (ra), the Shaykh of Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad Naqshbandi-Mujaddidi, used to stay at Green Palace Hotel!

  • almiskenah Reply
    April 28, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    Assalamau alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu,
    Dear Sidi Mustafa and family,
    SubhanAllah! I did not know this! All the ore reason to be sad about its demise. May Allah Ta’ala bless Hazrat Peer Ghulam Habib rahmatullahi alaihi’s soul and sanctify his secrets and all who follow in his way, Ameen.
    Wassalamu alaikum

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